Dr Duschinsky is currently promoting social science in the PCU and the wider Clinical School. The Applied Social Science Group (ASSG) helps forge links with social science activities in the wider University. Listed below are researchers who are working on social science research. If you are interested to here more about their research, please contact them directly.
|Full Profile : Gemma-Claire Ali
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Gemma-Claire's research interests include: mental health screening tool validity; depression in people living with HIV; and the global prevalence, incidence and costs of dementia.
|Full Profile : Lianne Bakkum
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Lianne's research interests include: attachment theory, child development, psychological trauma, transgenerational transmission of mental illness, and the effects of chronic illness on child mental health. Lianne’s PhD research focuses on the role of attachment in the transgenerational transmission of loss, abuse, and other forms of trauma.
|Full Profile : Stephen Barclay
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Stephen's research interests include: Stephen has worked in Palliative and End of Life Care research for over 20 years. His research focuses on Palliative and End of Life Care in Primary Care, with a particular interest in General Practitioner and District Nurse provision of care, end of life care conversations in cancer and non-cancer illness, decision-making concerning treatment cessation in advanced disease and medical student education in Palliative Care.
|Full Profile : Helen Beckwith
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Helen's research interests include: using a developmentally-informed account to improve evidence-based interventions by developing this work to build attachment-informed specificity into existing cognitive-behavioural treatments for anxiety disorders, particularly for children within Adoption and Fostering services.
|Full Profile : Emily Blatchford
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Emily's research interests include: crime and terrorism.
|Full Profile : Ben Bowers
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Ben's research interests include investigating doctors and nurses accounts of their clinical decision-making, and patients and families views and experiences of care. Ben is a social constructionist at heart. He has experience of using a range of qualitative data analysis methods.
|Full Profile : Jenni Burt
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Jenni's research focuses on improving the quality of interactions between patients and health care professionals, exploring and reducing variations in the quality of care, and methodological innovations in studying health care delivery. She leads a diverse portfolio of work including embedded qualitative research in the OPTiMISE and SAFER trials; methodological developments in mixed methods evidence syntheses and the use of crowd sourcing in systematic reviews; optimising consent to participate in research; and patient experience in primary care.
|Full Profile : Isabel Clare
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Isabel's research interests are focused in three main areas, all relating to men and women with intellectual or other developmental disabilities: a) brain and environment interactions and contributions to everyday decision-making, particularly legally-significant decisions; b) emotional and cognitive functioning; c) engaging people with severe intellectual disabilities in neuroscientific investigations.
|Full Profile : Barry Coughlan
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Barry's research interests include: interest in autism spectrum disorder, attachment theory and child mental health.
|Full Profile : Laurie Denyer Willis
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Laurie's research explores how Evangelical communities are reimagining ‘spaces of abandonment’ and the effects of this on health and relations of care and obligation. With a focus on ‘periphery’ communities, her work addresses the ways that people use prayer and belief to make sense of precarity, death and environmental toxicity.
|Full Profile : Mary Dixon-Woods
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Mary's research includes: generating a high quality evidence-base to support the organisation, quality and safety of care delivered to patients. Characteristically using mixed-methods approaches, her work focuses on evaluation of quality and safety improvement interventions and programmes, culture and behaviour in health systems, and regulation and governance of health research and care. She has special interests in the ethics of quality and safety and in the development of novel methods for conducting health services research.
|Full Profile : Frances Early
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Frances’s research interests include health behaviour theory underpinning self management support, and health behaviour change within rehabilitation, particularly in respiratory and cardiac conditions. Of particular interest is the need to support people to embed health promoting behaviours such as physical activity into their daily lives. She is also interested in ways to promote collaborative relationships between health care providers and service users. Frances is particularly interested in the use of qualitative methods to explore these issues, and has experience of thematic analysis, framework analysis and grounded theory methods.
|Full Profile : Morag Farquhar
Email : M.Farquhar@uea.ac.uk
Morag's research interests include breathlessness in advanced disease, palliative care, quality of life, informal carers, older people, service evaluation, and methodology – particularly the development and testing of interventions (including using randomised controlled trial methodology in palliative care settings) and the use of mixed methods (integrating applied qualitative and quantitative methods where relevant to answer research questions).
|Full Profile : Elizabeth Fistein
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Elizabeth's research interests include: investigating decisions about artificial nutrition and hydration made by and for people with progressive neurological conditions. She has experience of using Thematic Analysis and Discourse Analysis and I have been formally trained in Biographic-Narrative Interpretive Methodology and attended introductory training in Conversation Analysis.
|Full Profile : Jane Fleming
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Jane's research interests include: focus on the needs of the growing numbers of “older old” people, many with cognitive impairment or dementia; their experiences and priorities for care towards the end of life; roles that exercise and activity can play in preventing falls, postponing frailty, maximising independence and quality of life; using population-based research to inform policy and practice affecting older people; and mixed methods approaches to understanding policy impacts on older people and their carers.
|Full Profile : Cornelia Guell
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Cornelia's research focuses on understanding practices of active and sedentary living of older adults in the EPIC-Norfolk cohort as part of the Lifelong Health and Wellbeing study. Cornelia is also interested in stakeholder engagement and how stakeholders assess, negotiate and apply evidence. Cornelia supervises and supports qualitative social research on physical activity as well as the policy process.[/expand]
|Full Profile : Sarah Hoare
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Sarah's research interests include: differences between how healthcare is provided in practice and how it is described in policy. Her work to date has focused on understanding the social context of healthcare, exploring how the interactions of patients, clinicians and organisations shape and are influenced by current practice.
|Full Profile : Mike Kelly
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Mike's research interests include the methods and philosophy of evidence based medicine, prevention of CVD, health inequalities, health related behaviour change, the causes of non-communicable disease, end of life care, dental public health and the sociology of chronic illness.
He has taught courses over the years at undergraduate and post graduate levels in social theory, medical sociology, health promotion, public health and introductory sociology.
|Full Profile : Elisa Liberati
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Elisa's research examines the human, social and organisational components of quality improvement in healthcare. She is particularly interested in understanding the mechanisms (e.g. inter-professional boundaries, social norms, values, and beliefs) that enable some quality improvement interventions to work better than others, and how to effectively scale successful interventions. Elisa’s work currently focuses on maternity safety. She is project manager and analyst for the Health Foundation-funded SCALING study of maternity care, which seeks to identify the features of safe maternity units across the UK and to incorporate these features into a scalable training programme.
|Full Profile : Professor Graham Martin
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Graham’s research interests are in the organisation and delivery of healthcare, and particularly the role of professionals, managers and patients and the public in efforts at organisational change. Primarily a qualitative researcher, he has long experience of undertaking research and evaluation in relation to healthcare improvement, from major policy-driven programmes to locally led initiatives.
|Full Profile : Dr Efthalia (Lina) Massou
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Lina's research interests include primary care, multimorbidity, CVD, health inequalities, patients’ experience of primary care, routine data, big data, quantitative methodology.
|Full Profile : Anna Middleton
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Anna Middleton research interests include: the impact of genomics on people. She has published in The Lancet, Journal of Genetic Counselling, European Journal of Human Genetics, Journal of Community Genetics and several other key journals for genomics.
|Full Profile : Richard Milne
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Richard's research uses ethnographic, focus group and interview-based approaches.
|Full Profile : Mila Petrova
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Mila's research interests include: evidence/ research synthesis – primarily theory-driven and conceptual syntheses; global health, humanitarian and disaster relief work, evaluations of complex interventions, or of interventions in complex and dynamic contexts.
|Full Profile : Brooke Swash
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Brooke has experience of both quantitative and qualitative research methods, with a particular strength in interpretative qualitative research designs. Previously utilised research methods include: interpretative phenomenological analysis; thematic analysis; framework analysis; systematic review; moderation and mediation analysis.
|Full Profile : Melody Turner
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Melody's research interests include general practice, primary care, child and adolescent mental health, infant mental health and child development.
|Full Profile : Marinus van Vanijendoorn
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Marinus's research interests include: attachment and emotion regulation across the life span and in various cultural and clinical groups; the neurobiology of parenting; correlates and consequences of child abuse and neglect; and family intervention. He has applied meta-analytic and IPD approaches to a range of topics in developmental psychology and psychopathology, and is interested in the sociology and history of attachment theory.
|Full Profile : Fiona Walter
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Fiona's research interests include: focusing on the cancer pathway, from prevention, screening, early detection and diagnostics to post-treatment care; we also focus on translating genetics advances into primary care. Her research expertise lies across the primary care research spectrum and includes randomised controlled trials, cohort studies and systematic reviews; she has a particular interest in patient experiences and qualitative and mixed methods approaches.