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    Research Interests

    My research is varied and focuses on vulnerable and hard to reach populations using innovative research methods including peer research with young people.  I have applied these methods in a diverse range of  studies; with care leavers with mental health needs and disabilities; fathers parenting programmes; socially vulnerable mothers; cancer caregivers; and people who self-injure.  My upcoming project is Trial Coordinator on The JACK Trial, a sexual health intervention taking place in post-primary schools across the UK.



    Frequent Journals

    • Child Care in Practice

      ISSNs: 1357-5279, 1476-489X

      Additional searchable ISSN (Electronic): 1476-489X


      Scopus rating (2018): CiteScore 0.61 SJR 0.27 SNIP 0.46


    • Psycho-oncology

      ISSNs: 1057-9249

      Additional searchable ISSN (Electronic): 1099-1611


      Scopus rating (2018): CiteScore 3.37 SJR 1.444 SNIP 1.431


    • Qualitative Social Work

      ISSNs: 1473-3250

      Additional searchable ISSN (Electronic): 1741-3117

      SAGE Publications Inc.

      Scopus rating (2018): CiteScore 1.19 SJR 0.488 SNIP 0.979


    • Pilot and Feasibility Studies

      ISSNs: 2055-5784

      BioMed Central

      Scopus rating (2018): CiteScore 1.83 SJR 0.728 SNIP 0.877


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    Contribution to conference papers, events and activities

    ID: 3710627