Skills

Research Skills 

  • Developing research design based on both qualitative and quantitative research methods
  • Designing technology based intervention studies for a London based NHS trust
  • Successfully co-acquiring funding from a London based charity to run a technology based intervention study
  • Preparing research applications (qualitative; quantitative; experimental; and mixed methods) for NHS ethical approval
  • On-going research and CPD training through the University of Warwick and other external bodies, such as:
    • Certificate of completion: Introduction to Hospital Episode Statistics, 2 day course from the University of Southampton (conducted at FARR Institute, UCL), Nov 2016
    • Certificate of completion: Improving Healthcare Through Clinical Research, online assessed course from The University of Leeds, Dec 2015 [available here]
    • Certificate of Attendance on the IBM SPSS Statistics 22 – Elementary statistics methods course at the University of Warwick, Nov 2015
    • Certificate of completion for the module: How to Write and Publish a Study Protocol from the BMJ, Oct 2015
    • Attended two day seminar on Doing social science research in health care settings28th – 29th July 2015 and 29th July 2015, at the Division of Health and Social Care Research, Faculty of Life Sciences and Medicine, King’s College London
    • Certificate in Introduction to Structural Equation Model at LSE, London (through NRCM) in May 2015
    • Certificate in Qualitative Research Methods from the School of Social and Community Medicine at the University of Bristol in March 2012.
    • Certificate in Introductory Statistics and Research Methods course from the Centre for Applied Medical Statistics (CAMS), Department of Public Health and Primary Care at the University of Cambridge, in March 2012.
    • Certificate in Questionnaire design, application and data interpretation at the School of Social and Community Medicine at the University of Bristol in April 2012.
    • Certificate in Using Cognitive Interviews to Improve Survey Questions at the University of Sheffield (certified by the National Centre for Research Methods) in May 2012
    • Certificate in Mixed Methods Research for Health from the Warwick Medical School, University of Warwick in May 2012
    • Certificate in Project Management from the University of Warwick in Feb 2011.
    • Certificate in Foundation Skills for Data Analysts, Cathie Marsh Centre for Census and Survey Research (CCSR), University of Manchester in Sep 2012
    • Certificate in Data Analysis Part 1 & 2, , Cathie Marsh Centre for Census and Survey Research (CCSR), University of Manchester in Sep 2012

Teaching Skills

  • Teaching children from ages 5-18 as well as adults for over 6 years
  • Experience of working on syllabus development and assessment
  • Leading, training and supporting teaching staff
  • Learning Skills Certificate in British Sign Language
  • Lancashire Mentor Point Certificate in Mentor Training
  • The Women’s Centre Certificate in Volunteers Training
  • The Maple Academy Distance Diploma in Child Psychology

Project Management and Interpersonal Skills

  • Project managing small scale research projects and charitable projects.
  • Working with a NHS trust on a research project
  • Team working in a wide range of non-academic fields and academic field.
  • Training and supporting teaching staff, students and colleagues.

Software /Programming/ Web/Design Skills 

  • Content Management Systems (Drupal/Joomla/WordPress/Magento)
  • Virtual Learning Environments (Moodle and WebCT)
  • Programming (Java, C++, HTML, PHP and C#)
  • Graphic design and illustration (Photoshop and Illustrator)
  • Web design and multimedia ( Dreamweaver and Microsoft)
  • Research software including Zotero and Mendeley
  • [My Digital Design Portfolio (2007-2010)]