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 Liz Randell

Liz Randell

Research Fellow - Senior Trial Manager

Email
randelle@cardiff.ac.uk
Telephone
+44 (0)29 2068 7608
Campuses
418F, 4th Floor, Neuadd Meirionnydd, University Hospital of Wales, Heath Park, Cardiff, CF14 4YS

Overview

I am an experienced Trial Manager and trials methodologist at the Centre for Trials Research working in the Mind, Brain and Neuroscience division. My interests lie mainly in the field of neurodevelopmental research and delivering both behavioural and medicinal interventions.

I am currently the Conference Liaison Officer for the UK Society of Behavioural Medicine (UKSBM) Executive Committee.

Biography

Career overview

  • 2020-present: Research Associate, Centre for Trials Research, Cardiff University
  • 2019-2020: Research Fellow (Secondment), Centre for Trials Research, Cardiff University
  • 2011-2019: Research Associate, Centre for Trials Research, Cardiff University
  • 2007-2011: Research Assistant, South East Wales Trials Unit, Cardiff University

Publications

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2010

Current trials:

I am part of the following trial teams:

SenITA: A pragmatic Randomised Controlled Trial of Sensory Integration Therapy versus usual care for sensory processing difficulties in Autism Spectrum Disorder in children: impact on behavioural difficulties, adaptive skills and socialisation. CI - Dr Rachel McNamara (Cardiff University); Co-CI - Sue Delport (Cardiff University).

Moving On: COVID-19 and rough sleepers: a randomised controlled trial testing models of housing and support to reduce risks of COVID-19 infection and homelessness. CI - Dr Peter Mackie (Cardiff University); Co-CI - Dr Rebecca Cannings-John (Cardiff University).

TAPERS: Treating Anxiety to PrevEnt Relapse in Schizophrenia: a feasibility trial. CI - Dr Jeremy Hall (Cardiff University); Co-CI - Dr James Waters (Cardiff University).

Zippy's Friends: A randomised feasibility study of a school-based emotional literacy programme (Zippy's Friends) for children with intellectual disabilities (ZF-SEND). CI - Dr Biza Stenfert-Kroese (University of Birmingham)

STORM: The Standing up for Myself (STORM) psychosocial group intervention for young people and adults with intellectual disabilities - feasibility study. CI - Professor Katrina Scior (UCL).

MoodHwb: Mood and well-being in young people. Fellowship. CI - Dr Rhys Bevan-Jones (Cardiff University).

PARC: Physical activity and exercise interventions for people with rare neurological disorders. CI - Dr Gita Ramdharry (UCL); Co-CI - Professor Monica Busse (Cardiff University).

Co-applicant

SenITA: A pragmatic Randomised Controlled Trial of Sensory Integration Therapy versus usual care for sensory processing difficulties in Autism Spectrum Disorder in children: impact on behavioural difficulties, adaptive skills and socialisation.

Zippy's Friends: A randomised feasibility study of a school-based emotional literacy programme (Zippy's Friends) for children with intellectual disabilities (ZF-SEND). CI - Dr Biza Stenfert-Kroese (University of Birmingham).

Schema: Secure Care Hospital Evaluation of Manualised (interpersonal) Art-Psychotherapy: A Randomised Controlled Trial. Fellowship. CI - Dr Simon Hackett (Newcastle University).

I Am PAL: Improving Access to priMary care for People with Autism and Learning disabilities. CI - Professor Umesh Chauhan (UCLAN).

Previous studies

TRON: A randomised, double blind, placebo-controlled study of RAD001 (Everolimus) in the treatment of neurocognitive problems in tuberous sclerosis.

BRAINTRAIN: Taking imaging into the therapeutic domain:Self-regulation of brain systems for mental disorders.

Who's Challenging Who? A cluster randomised controlled trial to test the effectiveness of a staff training intervention to improve support staff attitudes and empathy towards adults with learning disability and challenging behaviours. ISRCTN 53763600

ANDREA-LD: Community led antipsychotic drug reduction in adults with learning disabilities.ISRCTN 38126962, EudraCT 2013-000389-12.