Dr Laura J. E. Brown

Senior Lecturer

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Supervision information

I currently co-supervise the following doctoral students at the University of Manchester:

 

  • Gemma Stringer: Measuring computer use behaviours to detect functional impairment in early dementia. (with I. Leroi & D. Montaldi, D.)
  • Rebecca Owen: Exploring the perspectives of older adults living in care homes on sense of purpose and meaning in life. (with K. Berry).
  • Kerry Ware: A brief psychological intervention to increase use of hearing aids. (with C. Armitage and K. Munro).
  • Kieran Lyon: Neurocognitive aspects of risk, resilience and mental health. (with R. Elliott and G. Juhasz).
  • Emma Hooper: Factors related to hearing aid adherence in people with dementia. (with C. Armitage, P. Dawes & I. Leroi).
  • Samantha Booth: Combining cognitive training and non-invasive neurostimulation in older adults. ( with G. Pobric and J. Taylor).
  • Rebecca Aitken: What does it mean to age well with autism? (with E. Gowen and K. Berry).

 

I have previously co-supervised the following doctoral students to completion:

 

  • Claire Steele (2017-2019): Healthcare staff experiences of using biopsychosocial approaches to understand distress in dementia. University of Manchester, Clinical Psychology Doctorate. (with K. Berry).
  • Megan McKenna (2017-2019): Formulation-led care in care homes; a qualitative analysis of care home staff views of this psychological approach to managing behaviour. University of Manchester, Clinical Psychology Doctorate. (with K. Berry).
  • Farah Nadia Mohd Faudzi (2014-2018): A psychometric evaluation of attitudes to ageing measures among younger people.  University of Manchester, PhD. (with C. Armitage & C. Bryant).
  • Niki Heath (2015-2018): Ageing successfully with long-term physical disabilities. University of Melbourne, PhD. (with C. Bryant)
  • Emily Smart (2016-2018): Ageing successfully with severe mental illness. University of Manchester, Clinical Psychology Doctorate. (with K. Berry and J.P.-C.).
  • Siang Joo She (2015-2018): Interventions to improve attitudes to ageing and physical activity in older adults. University of Melbourne, PhD. (with C. Bryant).
  • Jacob Andrews (2014-2018): Technology-based measures of older people’s mood. University of Sheffield, PhD. (with A.J. Astell & R. Harrison).
  • Daniel Blake (2015-2017): The feasibility of using dementia care mapping to increase levels of patient-centred care in neurological settings. University of Manchester, Clinical Psychology Doctorate. (with K. Berry).
  • Charlotte Richardson (2015-2017): The feasibility of using dementia care mapping to improve staff attitudes to patient-centred care in neurological settings. University of Manchester, Clinical Psychology Doctorate. (with K. Berry).
  • Maxine Horne (2012-2016): Care to dance: listening, watching, dancing and reflecting the practice of a community arts and health dance artist working with older people. Manchester Metropolitan University, PhD. (with R. Lawthom, J. Fisher, & R. Swindells).
  • Karen Davies (2011-2015): Parents’ and speech and language therapists’ roles in intervention for pre-school children with speech and language needs. Manchester Metropolitan University, PhD. (with J. Marshall & J. Goldbart).
  • Rohan Morris (2011-2014): Assessing vulnerability to psychotic illness amongst cannabis users: correlates, discriminating factors, and scale development. Manchester Metropolitan University, PhD. (with J. Cavil, F. Fatoye & C. Wibberley).

Student Theses

  1. 2018
  2. A PSYCHOMETRIC EVALUATION OF ATTITUDES TO AGEING MEASURES AMONG YOUNGER PEOPLE

    Author: Mohd Faudzi, F. N. B., 31 Dec 2018

    Supervisor: Armitage, C. J. (Supervisor) & Brown, L. J. E. (Supervisor)

    UoM administered thesis: Phd

  3. Ageing well with psychosis

    Author: Smart, E., 31 Dec 2018

    Supervisor: Berry, K. (Supervisor), Palmier-Claus, J. (Supervisor) & Brown, L. J. E. (Supervisor)

    UoM administered thesis: Doctor of Clinical Psychology

  4. 2017
  5. Interventions to improve attitudes towards people with neurological conditions

    Author: Richardson, C., 31 Dec 2017

    Supervisor: Berry, K. (Supervisor) & Brown, L. J. E. (Supervisor)

    UoM administered thesis: Doctor of Clinical Psychology