Mollie Payne

Mollie Payne

Research Assistant (Statistics)

Faculty of Health and Wellbeing

Brook Building, BB441

+44 (0) 1772 89 3776

Mollie is a research assistant, specialising in statistics at the Lancashire Clinical Trials Unit. She provides statistical assistance for projects within the CTU and across UCLan. Mollie completed her combined honours bachelor’s in Canterbury and recently completed her master’s by research in psychology.

Mollie is research active in providing statistical support within the Faculty of Health and Wellbeing.

Full Profile

Mollie joined the University of Central Lancashire in November 2018, as a research assistant (statistics) in the Lancashire Clinical Trials Unit. Within this role, Mollie provides statistical support for projects within the LCTU and across the Faculty of Health and Wellbeing, including work with the School of Sport and Health Sciences and the School of Community Health and Midwifery.

Prior to her role at UCLan, she completed a MSc by Research in Psychology at Canterbury Christ Church University, and completed her dissertation titled ‘The creation and validation of the Perceptions of Roles and Responsibilities in Relationships Scale for heterosexual women’, where she used factor analysis and structural equation modelling (SEM) to create a measure. Mollie’s research interests include the creation and validation of psychometric measures, SEM, factor analysis and mental health.


  • MSc by Research in Psychology, Canterbury Christ Church University, 2019
  • BA (Combined honours) Fine art and Psychology, Canterbury Chirst Church University, 2017


  • BBB – Babies Born Better Survey
  • BiZiFED


  • The British Psychological Society, Graduate member.

Teaching activities

Mollie is a teaching assistant in SPSS practical classes for medical students.