Mrs Laura Gill
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Mrs Laura Gill

Research Group Co-ordinator

Peninsula Medical School (Faculty of Health: Medicine, Dentistry and Human Sciences)

Role

I currently work for both PenARC and the Community and Primary Care Research Group on a variety of projects as the Research Group Co-ordinator. I have valuable research experience including 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 from my work as a Research Assistant. Holding an interest in both quantitative and qualitative research methodology, with a special interest in mixed methods research which 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 completed MSc Social Research at the University of Plymouth. With over 21 years of experience of working in a higher education environment and 11 years working in an academic research team, along with experience of working as an academic researcher.

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 the University of Plymouth, and have expanded both my practical experience and 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 10 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 variety of research projects as the Research Group Coordinator for the Community and Primary Care Research Group.

Research groups

  • Clinical Neurology

Key publications are highlighted

Journals

Taylor C, Gill L, Gibson A, Byng R, Quinn C (2018) Engaging ‘Seldom Heard’ Groups in Research and Intervention Development: Offender Mental Health, Health Expectations, 2018:1-7

Baker E, Gwernan-Jones RC, Britten N, Cox M, McCabe C, Retzer A, Gill L, Plappert H, Reilly S, Pinfold V, Gask L, Byng R, Birchwood M (2019) Refining a model of collaborative care for people with a diagnosis of bipolar, schizophrenia or other psychoses in England: a qualitative formative evaluation, BMC Psychiatry, 2019:19:7

Gwernan-Jones R, Britten N, Allard J, Baker E, Gill L, Lloyd H, Rawcliffe T, Sayers R, Plappert H, Gibson J, Clark M, Birchwood M, Pinfold V, Reilly S, Gask L & Byng, R (2019) A worked example of the initial programme theory development phase in theory-driven evaluation: PARTNERS2 collaborative care for people who have experienced psychosis in England, Evaluation, May 2019:1-22

 Baker E, Gwernan-Jones R, Britten N, McCabe C, Gill L, Byng R and Gask L (2019) Using Interpersonal Process Recall to understand empowerment processes in a collaborative care intervention for people with a diagnosis of psychosis, Psychosis, [Accepted awaiting publication]


Articles
Baker E, Gwernan-Jones R, Britten N, Cox M, McCabe C, Retzer A, Gill L, Plappert H, Reilly S & Pinfold V 2019 'Refining a model of collaborative care for people with a diagnosis of bipolar, schizophrenia or other psychoses in England: a qualitative formative evaluation' BMC Psychiatry 19, Author Site , DOI PEARL
Taylor C, Gill L, Gibson A, Byng R & Quinn C 2018 'Engaging "seldom heard" groups in research and intervention development: Offender mental health' Health Expectations Author Site , DOI PEARL