Mrs Laura Gill
Profiles

Mrs Laura Gill

Research Group Co-ordinator

Clinical Trials & Health Research - Institute of Translational & Stratified Medicine (Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry)

Role

I currently work for both PenCLAHRC and the Community and Primary Care Research Group on a variety of projects as the Research Group Co-ordinator. I have valuable experience of research audio transcription, complex data entry and anonymisation of data for research analysis. I have also developed skills in research coding, dissemination and research frameworks and mapping. Holding an interest in both quantitative and qualitative research methodology, with a special interest in mixed methods research which has been built up from work experience gained and also from academic interest as part of BA (Hons) Childhood and Youth Studies. I have also completed MSc Social Research at the University of Plymouth.  Over 20 years of experience of working in a higher education environment and 10 years working in an academic research team.

Qualifications

MSc Social Research - Merit

PgDip Social Research Methods
BA (Hons) Childhood and Youth Studies - 2.1
DipHE Childhood and Youth Studies
CertHE Social Science

Research interests

An interest in research methodology both quantitative and qualitative with a special interest in mixed methods research.  This interest has been built up from work experience gained, and also from academic interest as part of BA (Hons) Childhood and Youth Studies.  I have completed MSc Social Research at Plymouth University, and have expanded both my practical experience and theoretical knowledge through this course.

An interest in research with children and young people which has been triggered by academic study with the Open University.  Also holding an interest in mental health which has been built up over nearly 10 years of working within a research environment looking in to offender mental health, community mental health and reasons for non-attendance to mental health services.  Currently working on a variety of research projects as the Research Group Coordinator for the Community and Primary Care Research Group. 

Research groups

  • Clinical Neurology