Dr. Lizzie Caperon

Profile

Lizzie is a global health researcher specialising in Non Communicable Disease [NCD]’s and participatory community-based research. She completed her PhD at the University of Leeds on NCDs, specifically looking at diabetes and dietary behaviour in low and middle income countries. She is interested in global health research including community-based interventions, reduction of NCDs, using participatory methods and participatory research. Lizzie works as a NIHR Research fellow at Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh and is a visiting researcher at the University of Leeds in the Insitute of Health Sceinces.

Responsibilities

  • Research Fellow

Research interests

Lizzie is a global health researcher specialising in Non Communicable Disease [NCD]’s and participatory community-based research. She is interested in public health research including community-based interventions, reduction of NCDs, using participatory methods and participatory research.

Active Research Interests

  • Public health
  • Non communicable diseases
  • Participatory research
  • Community interventions

Research Methods

  • Qualitative research
  • Participatory research

Qualifications

  • 2015-2019: PhD, Public Health, University of Leeds
  • 2011-2013: University of Northumbria, UK. Master of Science Information Management, Distinction
  • 2006-2009: University of Warwick, UK. Bachelor of Arts (Hons.) Sociology and History, First Class.
  • 2014: Fellow of the Higher Education Academy
  • 2014: Certified Membership of the Association of Learning Technologists

Student education

Lizzie has worked as a module tutor on various modules in the Faculty of Medicine and Health and Leeds Institute of Health Sciences since 2013 including on undergraduate courses across the faculty (international health, MbCHb, research methods) and postgraduate courses (masters in public health). She became a fellow of the higher education academy in 2014.

 

 

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