Co-applicant and Qualitative Methods lead:
- “Early intervention for depression and anxiety in 16-18 year olds: a feasibility trial of open-access psychological workshops in schools (DISCOVER).” Principal investigator: Dr June Brown, Institute of Psychiatry, London. Funding: NIHR Research for Patient Benefit. £324,926.00 over 24 months. Funding agreed November 2013.
- “ The Effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of perinatal Mental health services (ESMI)”. Principal investigator: Prof Louise Howard, Institute of Psychiatry, London. Funding: NIHR Programme Grants for Applied Research. £1,998,864 for 60 months. 1st September 2013 – August 2018.
- “A pilot randomised clinical trial of trauma-focused cognitive behaviour therapy for posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in young children aged 3-8 years”. Principal investigator: Dr Tim Dalgleish, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Cambridge. Funding: NIHR Research for Patient Benefit Programme. £232,618 July 2013 – June 2016.
- “Development and preliminary evaluation of a medication review tool for people taking antipsychotic medication”. Principal investigator: Dr Joanna Moncrieff, UCL. Funding: NIHR, Research for Patient Benefit Programme. £218,299. September 2011 – June 2014.
- “Optimising team functioning, preventing relapse and enhancing recovery in crisis resolution teams: the CORE programme (CRT Optimisation and RElapse prevention)”. Principal investigator: Prof Sonia Johnson, UCL. Funding: NIHR, Programme Grants for Applied Research. April 2011 for 60 months. £1,993,527.
- “Developing and evaluating a shared decision making intervention for service users and professionals focused on psychiatric medication management”.Principal investigator: Prof Shula Ramon, Anglia Ruskin University. Funding: NIHR, Research for Patient Benefit Programme. £250,000. April 2011 – July 2014.
- “Preventing depressive relapse through mindfulness-based cognitive therapy (MBCT)” Principal investigator: Prof Willem Kuyken, University of Exeter. Funding: NIHR, Health Technology Assessment. £2,281,965. Jan 2010 – Oct 2014. Consultant on qualitative methods.
Previous Grants and Awards
- “An investigation of therapeutic alliance and its relationship to service user satisfaction in acute psychiatric wards and crisis residential alternatives.” Principal Investigator: Dr Sonia Johnson, UCL. Funding: NIHR, Service Delivery and Organisation Programme. April 2011 for 20 months. £131,040. Co-applicant and qualitative methods lead.
- “An investigation of the usefulness of Social Firms in promoting vocational recovery for people with mental health problems.” Principal investigator: Dr Steven Marwaha, University of Warwick. Funding: NIHR, Research for Patient Benefit Programme. Dec 2010 for 36 months. £248,897. Co-applicant and qualitative methods lead.
- “A preliminary comparison of acute mental health inpatient wards which use Patient Engagement Time, with other wards delivering standard care alone”. Principal Investigator: Fiona Nolan, UCL. Funding: NIHR, Research for Patient Benefit Programme. June 2010 for 30 months. £249,416. Co-applicant and qualitative methods lead.
- NIHR Flexibility & Sustainability Funding. £5,000. December 2010 for 12 months. Joint principal applicant with Dr Tim Dalgleish, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Cambridge. Funding for additional qualitative research input on HTA funded PREVENT trial (http://www.prevent-southwest.org.uk/). PI: Kuyken, University of Exeter.
- “In-patient Alternatives: an investigation of their functions and activities within local mental health care systems and of service users’ views about them”. Principal Investigators: Dr Sonia Johnson, UCL, Dr Mike Slade, Institute of Psychiatry, University of London. Funding: NHS Service Delivery and Organisation. April 2006 for 3 years. £149,954 (additional funding to “In-patient alternatives to traditional in-patient care”: total funding £585,257 Feb 2005 for 4.5 years.) Co-applicant for additional funding and consultant on qualitative methods.
- “Early detection of psychosis via community and educational organisations: a feasibility study.” Principal Investigator: Dr Sonia Johnson, UCL. Funding: NIHR, Research for Patient Benefit Programme. Nov 2007 for 2.5 years. £222, 721. Named consultant on qualitative methods.
- “Evaluation of an innovative women’s crisis centre as an alternative to in-patient psychiatric care.” AHERO (Higher Education Reach Out, HEFCE) Feb – July 2003. £3,248. Principal investigator
- “Evaluation project of Young Person’s Service, Cambridgeshire & Peterborough Mental Health NHS Trust”. Funding: Zeitlyn Psychotherapy Training Fund. Feb 2001 for 2.5 years. £15,000. Joint principal investigator with Dr S. Srinath and Ms Mandy Simms, Young Person’s Service, Cambridge.
- “Pilot evaluation study of a specialist psychiatric service for young people”. Funding: Research Development Fund, Anglia Polytechnic University. Aug 2000 – July 2001. £3,000. Principal investigator.
- “Clinical audit of Henderson Hospital Outreach Service”. Funding: South Thames Regional Health Authority, Clinical Audit Programme. Extension of project funding from 12 months to 2.5 years (total of £52,877 over 2.5 years). May 1997. Co-applicant with Dr Bridget Nolan.
- “ESRC Post-graduate Studentship for PhD study.” Oct 1992 – Dec 1995.
- “University of London/CNRS Exchange Studentship.” October 1991 – June 1992.