School of Pharmacy and Biomedical Sciences


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Rebecca O'Cleirigh

  • Qualifications: BSc Neuroscience, BSc Acupuncture, MSc Herbal Medicine, Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
  • Role Title: PhD Researcher
  • Address: St Michael's Building White Swan Road Portsmouth PO1 2DT
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  • Department: School of Pharmacy and Biomedical Sciences
  • Faculty: Faculty of Science


Rebecca has a degree in Neuroscience, a decade's experience in complex IT server and LAN WAN infrastructure configuration and is now is a practicing acupuncturist and herbalist specialising in fertility treatments. She is involved in regulation and professional standards as well as lecturing on two MSc courses one in herbal medicine and the other Chinese classical medical texts. She is currently working on her PhD seeking the mechanisms of action by which Chinese herbal medicines and able to improve measures of fertility as well as greater pregnancy outcomes in natural and assisted fertility.


Chinese herbal medicines and fertility