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Neil predominantly teaches research methods in the School of Dentistry. He recently completed his PhD which took an interdisciplinary approach combining public health, corpus linguistics and journalism to research how cancer is represented in UK newspapers.
Neil received his undergraduate and Master’s degrees in Psychology while studying at UCLan. He then began working as a research assistant in public health epidemiology in the School of Public Health and Clinical Sciences in 2010. He later moved to the School of Dentistry. In this time, he has been involved in research projects utilising both quantitative and qualitative methods, predominantly in the fields of cancer and dental education.
Neil won the From the Earth to the Sun award at the inaugural
Current research activities include:
Teaching activities and responsibilities
Module Lead: DX4017 Utilising the Evidence Base
Kuroski, Jennifer, Rouse, Karen Ann, Cook, Neil, Magee, Angela Patricia and Welbury, Richard (2019) In real life: evaluating primary care based undergraduate dental education in Northwest England. British Dental Journal, 226 . pp. 605-610. ISSN 0007-0610
Turner, Joseph D., Sharma, Raman, Al Jayoussi, Ghaith, Tyrer, Hayley, Gamble, Joanne, Hayward, Laura, Priestley, Richard S., Murphy, Emma A., Davies, Jillet al (2017) Albendazole and antibiotics synergize to deliver short-course anti-Wolbachiacurative treatments in preclinical models of filariasis. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America (PNAS), 114 (45). E9712-E9721. ISSN 0027-8424
Aljayyoussi, Ghaith, Tyrer, Hayley, Ford, Louise, Sjoberg, Hanna, Pionnier, Nicolas, Waterhouse, David, Davies, Jill, Gamble, Joanne, Metugene, Haellyet al (2017) Short-Course, High-Dose Rifampicin Achieves Wolbachia Depletion Predictive of Curative Outcomes in Preclinical Models of Lymphatic Filariasis and Onchocerciasis. Scientific Reports, 7 (210). ISSN 2045-2322
Cook, Neil, Dey, Maria Paola, Archer, Dawn Elizabeth and Egglestone, Paul (2016) Cancer awareness messages in the UK print media: a content analytical and corpus linguistic mixed methods study. Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, 70, S1 . A9-A9. ISSN 0143-005X