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PhD Students

PhD Students

Angelico Fetta (MATHS)

Thesis Title: "Agent Based Simulation for Complex Health Systems Interventions"

Supervisors: Prof. P Harper, Dr J Williams, Dr I Vieira and Dr V Knight

Elizabeth Rowse (MATHS)

Thesis Title: 'Optimising Theatre Scheduling'

Supervisors: Prof. P Harper, Dr J Thompson, Dr J Williams and Dr R Lewis

Leanne Smith - BSc Cardiff (MATHS)

Thesis Title: "Modelling Ambulance Location and Deployment in Wales"

Funding: LANCS Initiative (EPSRC)

Supervisors: Prof Paul Harper and Dr Janet Williams

Julie Williams - BSc Cardiff LCGI (MATHS)

Thesis Title: "Time-dependent stochastic modelling for predicting demand and scheduling of emergency care services incorporating meteorological effects "

Supervisors: Prof P Harper and Dr. Jonathan Gillard

Cheryl Voake - BSc Wales LCGI CandORS (MATHS)

Postgraduate start date: April 2008

Thesis Title - "Modelling Trauma Hip Fracture Hospital Activities"

Supervisors: Professor J D Griffiths and Dr J E Williams

Izabela Komenda - BSc Cardiff (MATHS)

Start Date: October 2009

Thesis Title - "Queue Models Applied to Healthcare and Transport"

Supervisors: Prof J Griffiths and Dr V Knight

Judith Carrier (Nursing and Midwifery Studies)

Thesis Title: Utilisation of evidence based clinical guidelines by general practice nurses

Supervisor: Prof. Davina Allen

Dominic Roche  (Nursing and Midwifery Studies)

Thesis Title: A realist evaluation of patient involvement in a safer surgery initiative

Supervisor: Dr Aled Jones

Sue Taylor  (Nursing and Midwifery Studies)

Thesis Title: Analysing the concept of nurse specialist roles and their impact in translating EBP & research findings into

Supervisors: Dr Lesley Lowes and Professor Davina Allen

Decision Laboratory Research Students

Christian Bannister
PhD project title: Finding an optimal CHD risk calculator with genetic programming
Supervisors: Irena Spasic, Glyn Elwyn, Craig Currie

Emma Cording
PhD project title: Developing & evaluating the implementation of the 'Decision Grid' in general practice.
Supervisors: Adrian Edwards, Glyn Elwyn
School: MEDIC

Mark Greenwood
PhD project title: Text and data mining of antibiotic resistance information from electronic healthcare documents.
Supervisors: Irena Spasic (COMSC), Glyn Elwyn, Alun Preece (COMSC), Nick Francis.

Natalie Joseph-Williams
PhD project title: Organisational measure of shared decision making.
Supervisors: Glyn Elwyn, Adrian Edwards.
School: MEDIC

Hannah Shipman
PhD project title: Consent for novel techniques in clinical practice and genetic research: current experiences and looking ahead.
Supervisors: Angus Clarke, Srikant Sarangi, Ruth Chadwick.
School: MEDIC

Stephanie Smits
PhD project title: Development of an ovarian cancer symptom management leaflet for women at increased genetic risk.
Supervisors: Kate Brain, Glyn Elwyn, Jacky Boivin, Usha Menon.
School: MEDIC

Sara Southall (MPhil)
MPhil project title: To what extent do existing measures of patient decision making consider deliberation?
Supervisors: Glyn Elwyn, Adrian Edwards, Sharon Mayor.
School: MEDIC

Denitza Williams
PhD project title: Facing decisions on HPV Infection & Prophylactic Vaccination: Developing support for parental decision making.
Supervisors: Kate Brain, Shantini Paranjothy, Alison Fiander
School: MEDIC

Jana Witt
PhD project title: Development of a decision support intervention for risk management options in familial breast/ovarian cancer.
Supervisors: Kate Brain, Glyn Elwyn, Fiona Wood
School: MEDIC

Anne Storey

PhD project title: The display and negotiation of expertise and uncertainty in problem-based learning tutorials in medicine: a discourse analytic approach" 

Supervisors: Srikant Sarangi and Frances Rock

School: ENCAP