Past and current research projects

I’m always happy to discuss potential projects with no obligation: please click here to contact me. I have worked on several projects – brief details are given below. 

2019 (April)

Research Consultant: scoping literature review of mHealth games-for-health (G4H) and mHealth Apps or police & blue light personnel with Dr Hannah Marston of the Health & Wellbeing Priority Research Area, Faculty of Wellbeing, Education and Language Studies, The Open University, UK  

Paper: 

Marston, Hannah R., Robin Hadley, Graham Pike, and Ian Hesketh. 2020. ‘Games for health & mHealth apps for police & blue light personnel: A research review‘, The Police Journal: 0032258X20937327.

2018 (December)

Research Consultant: scoping literature review of Social, Health and Care workers use of technology with Dr Hannah Marston of the Health & Wellbeing Priority Research Area, Faculty of Wellbeing, Education and Language Studies, The Open University, UK

2018 (April – June)

Research Consultant: scoping literature review of Fertility/Menstruation Apps (as part of Dr Duncan Banks Synergy Grant) with Dr Hannah Marston of the Health & Wellbeing Priority Research Area, Faculty of Wellbeing, Education and Language Studies, The Open University, UK 

Paper: 

Earle, Sarah., Hannah R. Marston., Robin A Hadley, & Duncan Banks. 2020. ‘Use of menstruation and fertility app trackers: a scoping review of the evidence‘, BMJ Sexual & Reproductive Health: bmjsrh-2019-200488.

2018 (January – March)

Research Consultant: scoping literature review on Wearable ECG and Palpitation devices with Dr Hannah Marston of the Health & Wellbeing Priority Research Area, Faculty of Wellbeing, Education and Language Studies, The Open University, UK

Paper:

Marston, H. R., Hadley, R. A., Banks, D., & Duro, M. D. C. M. 2019. ‘Mobile Self-monitoring ECG Devices to Diagnose Arrhythmia (AR) that coincide with Palpitations: A Scoping Review.’ Healthcare, 7(3): 1-23           

2017 (January – December)

Principle Investigator: project examining the influence of childlessness in later-life on happiness, and mental and physical health. Collaborated with Dr John Barry (University College London) and Chloe Newby (Male Psychology Network).

Paper: 

Hadley, R. A., Newby, C and Barry, J.A. 2019. ‘Anxious childhood attachment predicts childlessness in later life‘, Psychreg Journal of Psychology, 3: 7-27.

2017 (July – September)

Research Consultant: scoping literature review of Sex, Reproduction, and Health with Dr Sarah Earle of the Faculty of Wellbeing, Education and Language Studies, The Open University, UK

2017 (July – August)

Research Consultant: systematic literature review of Sensors and Haptic technology with Dr Verina Waights of the Faculty of Wellbeing, Education and Language Studies, The Open University, UK

2017 (January – March)

Research Associate: Dementia Wristband and Social Isolation Study with Professor Josie Tetley of the Faculty of Health Psychology, Social Care and Social Work, Manchester Metropolitan University, UK 

2016 (September – December)

Research Associate: Evaluation of the Alzheimer’s Society Home Focus Volunteer Dementia Support Pilot Study with Professor Josie Tetley of the Research Institute for Health and Social Change, Manchester Metropolitan University, UK

2016 (April – August)

Research Consultant: scoping literature review  of fathers’ impact on breast-feeding practices with Dr Sarah Earle of the Faculty of Health and Social Care, The Open University, UK

Papers:

Earle, S and Hadley, R. A. 2018. ‘Men’s views and experiences of infant feeding: A qualitative systematic review‘, Maternal & Child Nutrition, 14: e12586-n/a.

Earle, S and Hadley, R. A. 2018. ‘A systematic review of men’s views and experiences of infant feeding: implications for midwifery practice‘, MIDRIS: Midwifery Digest, 28: 91-97.