Mrs Lorna Burns
Lecturer in Evidence Based Healthcare - Information Specialist (Education)
Peninsula Dental School (Faculty of Health)
- PG Certificate in Clinical Education (University of Plymouth, 2017)
- MSc Human Communication and Computing (Bath University, 2008)
- MSc Information and Library Management (Bristol University, 2004)
- BA Hons German Literature (Liverpool University, 1997)
Member of Chartered Institute of Information Professionals
Information skills teaching in the Faculty of Health
- Systematic reviews and other types of evidence synthesis
- Advanced literature searching for systematic reviews
- Systematic review methods
- Critical appraisal and quality assessment
- Reference management using EndNote
- Information science support of the systematic review process.
- Methods in evidence synthesis.
- Information skills teaching and learning.
- Knowledge and skills development and CPD for information professionals.
Grants & contracts
Lloyd, H., Abdullah, A., Liabo, K., Murrani,S., Kelly, I., Parham, S., Edwards, C., Burns, L., Owen, A., Westlake, D., Robert, G., Tribe, R. Forced to Flee. Co-designing a peer-led community approach to support the mental health of refugees. NIHR. £750,033.40, 2022-2024.
Dr Mark Tarrant, Professor Jonathan Pinkney, Dr Dawn Swancutt , Dr Jenny Lloyd , Dr Sarah Baldrey, Mr Steve Perry, Mrs Sarah Hinds, Ms Mary O'Kane , Professor Adrian Taylor , Professor Anne Spencer , Professor John Wilding , Professor Richard Byng , Professor Sarah Dean , Professor Siobhan Creanor, Professor William Rodney Sheaff. How are treatment outcomes for people with severe obesity ImPROved by GROUP-based behavioural intervention? £2,475,032.00. NIHR, 2021. (costed but not named).
Nicola Brennan, Thomas Gale, Keith Walker, Tristan Henderson, Karen Mattick. Health and Care Professions Council Registrants Preparedness for Practice. £52,593.00, Health and Care Professions Council, 2022. (costed but not named).
Mills I, Burns L, Bryce M, Hanks S. Exploration of barriers, facilitators and enablers influencing recruitment and retention of dentists to South West England. £44,000, Devon Local Dental Committee, 2022.
Mills I, Hanks S, Burns L, Bryce M. Recruitment and retention in dentistry: developing a research programme. February-July 2022. £9,050, University of Plymouth Faculty of Health Strategic Investment Funds, 2022.
K. Husk (PI), S. Asthana, R. Byng, J. Elston, K. Mahtani, S. Tierney, M. Bertotti, C. Dayson, M. Polley, R Kimberlee, H Chatterjee. Academic Partners Collaborative for the National Academy of Social Prescribing. National Academy of Social Prescribing £175,269, September 2020-March 2021. (costed but not named).
C. Quinn, R. Byng, G. Wallace, S. Asthana. Public Health; Plymouth Priorities (PHeePP). £49,810.04, NIHR Local Authority Research System call, 2020. (costed but not named).
J. Elston, F. Gradinger, K Husk, S. Asthana, L Burns, R. Byng. Provision of Social Prescribing Evaluation and Research Services for Devon STP. £99,998; Devon Sustainability and Transformation Partnership, 2019.
Plessas A, Paisi M, Bryce M, Burns L, O’ Brien T, Witton R, Hanoch, Y. Dental Professionals’ Mental Health and Wellbeing: A Rapid Evidence Assessment. £24,697, General Dental Council, 2020-21.
Gale T, Brennan N, Read J, Mattick K, Khalil, H. Preparedness of recent medical graduates to meet anticipated healthcare needs. £94,779, General Medical Council, 2020. (costed but not named).
Brennan N, Bryce M, Humphries N, Knapton A, Gale T. Drivers of international migration of doctors to and from the United Kingdom. £48,236, General Medical Council, 2019-20. (costed but not named).
Gale T, Bryce M, Burns L, Hanks S, Zahra D. Review and mapping of basic dental training in EU member states. £20,026, General Dental Council, 2019-20.
Bryce M, Archer J, Brennan N, Burns L, O'Brien T, Price T. Fitness to practise: Impairment and Serious Misconduct - a narrative synthesis review. £10,537, General Dental Council, 2017.
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