Associate Members

Prof Roderick Ørner is Consultant Clinical Psychologist in private practice and visiting professor of clinical psychology at the University of Lincoln where he was awarded his PhD in 2005. His clinical experience comprises of specialist assessment and therapy for adult patients especially following exposure to traumatic events in the maritime industries.

Prof Steve McKay is a Distinguished Professor in Social Research in Faculty of Health and Social Sciences, and joined the University of Lincoln in April 2013. Between 2007 and 2013 he was professor in social research at the University of Birmingham, where he was also Director of the ESRC Doctoral Training Centre from 2010.

ian_truemanIan Trueman is Associate Professor in School of Health & Social Care at the University of Lincoln. He has an MSc in Palliative Care and has a number of publications around palliative and end of life care and has presented at national and international conferences. His current research interests focus on the role of Community First Responders in the prehospital care setting.

Dr Ffion Curtis is a Research Fellow at the Lincoln Institute for Health (LIH) who has expertise in behaviour change and lifestyle interventions in the prevention and management of chronic conditions and co-leads the LIH Systematic Review Program.


Dr Arwel Jones is a Research Fellow at the Lincoln Institute for Health (LIH). His research interests are evidence synthesis and evaluation of interventions, particularly in the management of respiratory conditions. Arwel co-leads the LIH Systematic Review Program and works with CaHRU on systematic reviews, studies of behaviour change interventions and telemonitoring in populations with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD).


AdeleDr Adele Langlois is Associate Professor in the School of Social and Political Sciences. Her research is focussed on the global governance of bioethics and genetics and more recently, with CaHRU, on the ethics of ambulance trials funded by the Wellcome Trust.


Ros Kane is a Associate Professor in the College of Social Science. She is a member of both the Community and Health Research Unit (CaHRU) and Mental Health Research Education & Development Group (MHRED). With a background in nursing, Ros later graduated from University College London (UCL) with a BSc (Hons) in Anthropology and Geography and from The London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM) with an MSc in Medical Demography.

iqbalDeborah Shaw is a visiting research fellow at the University of Lincoln and Clinical Audit and Research Manager at East Midlands Ambulance Service NHS Trust. She has been national co-ordinator for the Ambulance Clinical Performance Indicators. Her interests include qualitative pre-hospital emergency care research and quality improvement.