School of Dentistry
Research Assistant in Dental Education
+44 (0) 1772 89 6313
Subject Areas: Dentistry, Education, Psychology, Public Health
Jenni started working as a Research Assistant in Dental Education in May 2016, where she is currently working on the Dental Education Centre (DEC) Impact Project. She previously worked as a Graduate Research Assistant Intern in the School of Psychology, following completion of her BSc (Hons). Psychology at UCLan in 2015.
Jenni is currently working on the Dental Education Centre (DEC) Impact Project. This project is investigating how UCLan’s unique approach to dental education has impacted upon the dental students, the dental supervisors, the dental nurses, the patients and the communities in which they are based. Jenni has received training from the Social Research Association on Qualitative Interviewing in order carry out a number of studies in this project. This project involves a range of proposed studies which involve interviewing participants and statistically analysing data. Jenni has presented the preliminary findings of the first study in the project at the School of Dentistry Research Evening and UCLan’s Centre For Excellence in Learning and Teaching (CELT) conference. Jenni has also helped to prepare research funding applications for the NIHR and SEDA.
Jenni has previously worked on a project in the School of Psychology as part of the Graduate Internship Scheme. This project explored the link between visual attention and reading skills in dyslexic adults with a particular focus on the Redundant Target Effect.
Jenni is currently working on the Dental Education Centre (DEC) Impact Project and is involved with the planning for the Flipped Learning Project.