Grants & Research leadership
(July 2015) PI – £2,724. Managed Innovation Network: School Age Suicide and Self-Harm. Institute of Mental Health.
(May 2015) CI - £5,900. Foundation for the Sociology of Health & Illness. Grant to develop large project bid. Working title: Mental Health & Therapeutic Communities: Towards a New Sociology of Hope.
(May 2015) PI – £4,495. Crime Drugs Partnership Nottingham. Pilot study examining early intervention for persistent young fires setters.
(December 2013) - £5,000 (per annum) Director of Arts Programme, Institute of Mental Health.
(June 2013- ) Convenor of research theme: China Mental Health & Schools.
(March 2013 – February 2016) PI – £183,754. Clay as Mutual Recovery. AHRC.
(September 2012-September 2013) PI- £5,020. Managed Innovation Network: School Age Suicide & Self-Harm. Institute of Mental Health.
(August 2011-August 2012) PI - £25,000. Arts Sandpit funding. Therapeutic use of Clay with Disturbed Adolescents.
(Nov 2005-2007) PI - £13,977. ESRC: Psychosocial Aspects of Malicious Fire-setting in Adults: Perspectives for Prevention & Treatment, 24 months.
(1999-2004) Workforce confederation grant for PhD (including: salary cover, expenses, fees, £26,000)
(2002-2004) DoH Policy: Personality Disorder – No Longer a Diagnosis of Exclusion. Focus group leader.
(1992-1994) Full time clinical researcher (first such appointee in joint hospital: developed and conducted several research projects including:
> RCT examining relapse prevention v treatment as usual,
> Cost benefit analysis of criminal activity versus treatment costs
> Development of service and research protocols for first UK out-patient Methadone Maintenance Service (with Bell, J).
> HIV & health education: examining the efficacy and impact on attitudes in safer sex education programmes.
Unattained or currently submitted grants from 2001:
(January 2015) Arts Council. Comedy Workshops for Recovery – An RCT. £325,000 (PI).
(January 2015) ESRC Call. Sibling & Birth Order Effect on Mental Health. Submitted for internal review, £227,000 (PI).
(November 2012) PI. Suicide & Self-Harm among children and young people. NCL2016 (Nottingham, Cambridge, London). Department of Health. £357,276. (Co-applicants: Paul Wilkinson, Steve Briggs, Marie Armstrong, Dilip Nathan, Agyris Stingaris, Nigel Chapman).
(August 2010) Co-investigator. Lifelong Health and Wellbeing (LLHW) Phase 3. MRC.
(January 2010) Co-investigator. National Institute for Health Technology Assessment (HAT). What Works for Children of Parents with Severe Mental Illness: A systematic review of intervention programmes. £135,759.
(June 2009) Co-investigator. National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Recovery & educational access for people who use mental health services (REAP). £249,996.
(May 2009) Co-investigator. BERA. Insight on Violence in Mainstream Primary and Secondary Schools. £19,506.
(Feb 2009) Co-investigator. DCSF 2009002. Families, separation and intervention. With University of Wolverhampton.
(Oct 2008) Co-investigator. Pro and anti-sociality in adolescences: a psycho-neuro-economic perspective. ESRC FEC £2,768,308 with an ESRC contribution of £1,975,846.
(Feb 2008) Co-investigator. Targeted Mental Health in Schools Programme Evaluation (Dept for Schools & Families). £1,498,164. (PI Roger Murphy)
(Oct 2007) Principal-investigator £83,734 Joseph Rowntree foundation. Under whose influence - drinking cultures among young people.
(June 2007) HSSSG. PI. Schools on fire: examining antecedents and responses to fires in educational and youth establishments in Nottinghamshire.
(Aug 2005) Principal-investigator. £295,437 SDO Evaluating staff morale on in-patient units – final short list.
(Apr 2005) Principal-investigator. Sheffield Consortium – Comparison of staff and patient perceptions of level of user involvement on in-patient units. 18 months, £37,345.
(June 2004) Principal-investigator. DoH forensic bid: evaluating addiction treatment programmes in prisons and high security hospitals costs included replacement cost for PhD student, £45,626.
(Oct 2001) Principal-investigator .DoH project to evaluate the development of assertive outreach services across 3 counties: Outreach. £25,000