Dr Sarah Rybczynska-Bunt
Profiles

Dr Sarah Rybczynska-Bunt

Research Fellow

Peninsula Medical School (Faculty of Health)

Biography

Biography

Sarah Rybczynska-Bunt is a research fellow in the Community and Primary Care Research Group

Qualifications

PhD: Social Work Plymouth University 2013
‘The Adoption of Disabled Children’, examines the efforts of local authorities to place children for adoption with complex health/impairment needs, as well as the motives of adopters who take decision to adopt a disabled child.


1.0 BA Hons 2009 Children, Welfare and Society

Professional membership

Associate Membership of the HEA

Teaching

Teaching

Staff serving as external examiners

External Examiner for University of Wales Trinity Saint Davids between 2016-2019. 

Publications

Publications

Key publications

Key publications are highlighted

Journals
Articles
Rybczynska-Bunt S, Weston L, Byng R, Stirzaker A, Lennox C, Pearson M, Brand S, Maguire M, Durcan G & Graham J (2021) 'Clarifying realist analytic and interdisciplinary consensus processes in a complex health intervention: A worked example of Judgemental Rationality in action' Evaluation 27, (4) 473-491 , DOI Open access
Kirkpatrick T, Lennox C, Taylor R, Anderson R, Maguire M, Haddad M, Michie S, Owens C, Durcan G & Stirzaker A (2018) 'Evaluation of a complex intervention (Engager) for prisoners with common mental health problems, near to and after release: study protocol for a randomised controlled trial' BMJ Open 8, (2) e017931-e017931 Author Site , DOI Open access
Bunt S (2016) 'Critical realism and grounded theory: Analysing the adoption outcomes for disabled children using the retroduction framework' Qualitative Social Work 17, (2) 176-194 , DOI
Bunt S (2013) 'A framework for the analysis of the social processes in the adoption of disabled children' Journal of Social Work 14, (5) 524-541 , DOI
Personal

Personal

Reports & invited lectures

Rybczynska-Bunt, S., Weston, L., Byng, R (2021) Evaluation and Synthesis on ‘Exhausting Causal Explanations: the application of Bhaskar's DRIE(C) to analyse a complex health intervention’International Realist Research Conference 

Rybczynska-Bunt, S., Weston, L., Byng, R. (2019) Exploring mechanisms of impact for the Engager Intervention to determine ‘what works for whom, where, why, and when’. Forensic Mental Health (Vienna)

Rybczynska-Bunt, S., Quinn, C., Byng R. (2018) ‘The ‘Transformative’ potential of offenders who present in crisis: examining mechanisms of impact for the Engager Intervention’, International Association of Critical Realism, Oslo

Byng, R., Rybczynska-Bunt, S., Quinn, C., Brand, S. and Pearson, M. (2018) ‘Conceptualising contexts, mechanisms, and outcomes: Dilemmas and the road ahead in Health Services Research’ International Association of Critical Realism, Oslo

Rybczynska-Bunt, S., Quinn, C., Kirkpatrick, T., and Byng R. (2017) ‘The Use of Program Theories to Measure Impact: a realist process evaluation of an Intervention ‘Engager’ for Offenders with Common Mental Health Problems’, Methodological Innovations, University of Plymouth.

Rybczynska-Bunt, S., Quinn, C., & Byng, R. (2018) The 'Transformative' potential of offenders who present in crisis: examining mechanisms of impact for the Engager Intervention'. The International Association of Critical Realism (Oslo)

Byng, R., Rybczynska-Bunt, S., Quinn, C., Brand, S., & Pearson, M. (2018) ' Conceptualising Concepts, Mechanisms and Outcomes: Dilemmas and the Road Ahead in Health Services Research' The International Association of Critical Realism Annual Conference (Oslo)

Bunt, S. (2015) ‘Disability, Prognosis and Adoption’ The Royal College of Paediatrics (London)

Bunt, S. (2015) ‘Placing Disabled Children for Adoption’ Making Research Count Kings College London

Bunt, S. (2015) ‘Disability and Adoption’ Conference on Adoption Plymouth City Council and University of Plymouth

Bunt, S. (2015) Improving Outcomes for Disabled Children in Adoption British Agency of Adoption and Fostering Research Group (London)

Bunt, S. (2015) Family Finding for Disabled Children in Adoption Vulnerable Adults and Children: Justice For All? (Leicester Family Justice Board Annual Conference).

Bunt (2014) ‘Placing Disabled Children for Adoption’. Making Research Count (York)

Bunt, S. (2014) ‘Placing Disabled Children for Adoption.’ Making Research Count Event (7th February).

Bunt, S. (2012) ‘Matching the Needs of Disabled Children with Adoptive Families: Findings from a Research Study on the Adoption Process. Joint University Social Work Education Committee Conference, Manchester (2nd July]

Bunt (2012) Unearthing Adopter’s Motives: examining the factors and social processes that contribute to the decision to adopt a disabled child. Cornwall Disability Research Network Conference (9th November).

Bunt, S (2012) ‘Matching the Needs of Disabled Children with Adoptive Families: Findings from a Research Study on the Adoption Process’. Safeguarding and the Family: Policy and Practice Conference, University of Plymouth (23rd February),

Bunt, S. (2010) ‘The adoption of disabled children’. The ‘Child and Childhood in theory and Practice, University of Leeds, (15th September)