Mrs Laura Gill
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Mrs Laura Gill

PenCLAHRC Senior Research Administrator

Clinical Trials & Health Research - Institute of Translational & Stratified Medicine (Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry)

Role

I currently work for both PenCLAHRC and Primary Care as part of the Engager Project as a Senior Research Administrator, providing support for PenCLAHRC and other projects based in Plymouth. I have valuable experience of research audio transcription, complex data entry and anonymisation of data for research analysis. I have also developed skills in research coding, dissemination and research frameworks and mapping. I have an interest in both quantitative and qualitative research methodology, with a special interest in mixed methods research. This interest has been built up from work experience gained and also from academic interest as part of BA (Hons) Childhood and Youth Studies. I have also completedMSc Social Research at Plymouth University.

Qualifications

MSc Social Research - Merit

PgDip Social Research Methods
BA (Hons) Childhood and Youth Studies - 2.1
DipHE Childhood and Youth Studies
CertHE Social Science

Research interests

An interest in research methodology both quantitative and qualitative with a special interest in mixed methods research.  This interest has been built up from work experience gained, and also from academic interest as part of BA (Hons) Childhood and Youth Studies.  I have completed MSc Social Research at Plymouth University, and have expanded both my practical experience an theoretical knowledge through this course.

An interest in research with children and young people which has been triggered by academic study with the Open University.  Also holding an interest in mental health which has been built up over nearly 8 years of working within a research environment looking in to offender mental health, community mental health and reasons for non-attendance to mental health services.  Currently working on a research project called Partners 2 which is working with people with lived experience of bipolar and schizophrenia looking at the delivery of a new intervention containing a holistic approach to healthcare, whilst joining up primary and secondary care services.  

Research groups

  • Clinical Neurology