Mr Sebastian Stevens
School of Nursing and Midwifery (Faculty of Health: Medicine, Dentistry and Human Sciences)
I am an experienced mixed-methods social researcher working within the areas of innovation. digital healthcare and digital transformation. I largely focus on evaluating the implementation of digital technologies within the health and care environment, supporting the development of a regional eHealth innovation ecosystem in the South West UK and exploring the potential to reduce loneliness and isolation in ageing within rural coastal communities through social innovation.
PhD Medical Education (Awaiting Viva)
MSc Social Research with MeritBSc Hons Criminology and Criminal Justice with Social Research
Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA)
I have taught social science research methods for the past six years to both undergraduates and postgraduates in the School of Law Criminology and Government and the Medical School. My teaching interests are focussed within quantitative social sciences, in particular, social network analysis.
Evaluating the Implementation of Digital Health Technologies
Networking and Innovation Ecosystems
Social Innovation and Healthy Ageing
Key publications are highlightedJournals
2018 'Student experiences of research methods education in college-based higher education' Research in Post-Compulsory Education , DOI PEARL
2018 'Validation of Multisource Feedback in Assessing Medical Performance: A Systematic Review' Journal of Continuing Education in the Health Professions 38, (4) PEARL
2018 'The impact of patient feedback on the medical performance of qualified doctors: a systematic review' BMC Medical Education 18, , DOI PEARL
2017 'Easing the transition of First Year Undergraduates Through an Immersive Induction Module' Teaching in Higher Education , DOI PEARL
2016 'Getting real in the community: Evaluating the “making a difference” interdisciplinary social engagement project' MedEDPublish , DOI PEARL
2015 'Can’t Count or Won’t Count? Embedding Quantitative Methods in Substantive Sociology Curricula: A Quasi-Experiment' Sociology 50, (3) 435-452 , DOI PEARL
2019 'Social Capital Theory as a Framework for Stakeholder Connectivity Within an eHealth Innovation Ecosystem: a Case Study of the EPIC Project' 4th European Conference in Social Networks, Zurich 09/09/2019 12/09/2019
2019 'Using Longitudinal Social Network Methods to Evaluate the Impact of eHealth Innovation Ecosystem Development: A Case Study of the EPIC project' XXXIX Sunbelt Social Networks Conference of the International Network for Social Network Analysis (INSNA), Montréal, Québec, Canada 18/06/2019 23/06/2019
2018 'Exploring the association between social relationships and trust on assessor selection for colleague feedback assessments within UK medicine' XXXVIII Sunbelt Conference. Utrecht, The Netherlands 26/06/2018
2018 'Multisource Feedback and the Validity of Self-Selection: A Social Network Analysis in Primary Healthcare' ASME Annual Scientific Meeting. Sage, Gateshead 11/07/2018
2017 'The Impact of Social Relationships on Multi-Source Feedback Assessments for UK General Practitioners: A Social Network Analysis' European Conference on Social Networks Mainz, Germany. 26/09/2018 29/08/2018
2017 Price, T. Regan de Bere, S. Archer,J. Ayres, R. Baines, R. Gravett, T. Stevens,S. Tredinnick-Rowe, J. (2017). SustainingProject Equinox: A Feasibility Study. Plymouth.