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Miss Katie Bell

Job: Research Assistant

Faculty: Health and Life Sciences

School/department: School of Nursing and Midwifery

Address: De Montfort University, The Gateway, Leicester, LE1 9BH

T: +44 (0)116 2577777

E: katie.bell@dmu.ac.uk

W: www.dmu.ac.uk/nmrc

 

Personal profile

Katie Bell is currently employed as a Research Assistant working within the DMU Macmillan Partnership. This involves working as part of a team conducting research into topics such as the volunteering and informal caring within a health setting.

Katie's day to day work includes:

  • Working within a multidisciplinary team
  • Submitting ethical applications
  • Conducting literary reviews
  • Data collecting and analysis for quantitative and qualitative research projects     
  • Writing for publication
  • Presenting research
  • Delivering up to 100 hours of teaching per academic year within areas of psychology and mental health

Publications and outputs 

  • Bell, K., Coulthard, H., & Wildbur, D. (2017). Self‐Disgust within Eating Disordered Groups: Associations with Anxiety, Disgust Sensitivity and Sensory Processing. European Eating Disorders Review.
  • Williamson, I., Wildbur, D., Bell, K., Tanner, J., & Matthews, H. (2017). Benefits to University Students Through Volunteering in a Health Context: A New Model. British Journal of Educational Studies, 1-20.
  • Bell, K., Tanner, J., Rutty, J., Astley-Pepper, M., & Hall, R. (2015). Successful partnerships with third sector organisations to enhance the healthcare student experience: A partnership evaluation. Nurse education today35(3), 530-534.

Research interests/expertise

  • Student Volunteering
  • Informal care-giving within cancer care
  • Eating Behaviour

Qualifications

  • BSc Psychology
  • MSc Abnormal and Clinical Psychology
  • Currently a doctoral student at DMU, conducting her PhD on Self-Disgust within Disordered Eating

Conference attendance

    • London Eating Disorders Conference 2015- Conference Assistant
    • Bell, K., Williamson, I., Wildbur, D., & Tanner, J. (2015). Compassion, commitment and commodification: Exploring accounts of volunteering participation amongst forty British students. The 2015 Qualitative Methods in Psychology Section Conference, Cambridge, UK
    • Bell, K., Williamson, I., Wildbur, D., Tanner, J., & Matthews, H. (2015). Towards a model of successful volunteering in a health context; a qualitative study of student experiences. The 2015 Voluntary Sector and Volunteering Conference, Leeds, UK.
    • Bell, K., Coulthard, H., & Wildbur, D. (2016) Associations with disgust sensitivity, anxiety and levels of sensory processing. Eating Disorders International Conference, London, UK
    • London Eating Disorders Conference 2017: Conference Assistant
    • Bell, K., Williamson, I., & Wildbur, D (2017). “It’s like the onion skins are stripped away”: Caregiver accounts of supporting a long-term partner through cancer. The 2017 Qualitative Methods in Psychology Section Conference, Aberystwyth, UK.

 

 

 

Recent research outputs

  • Bell, K., Coulthard, H., & Wildbur, D. (2017). Self‐Disgust within Eating Disordered Groups: Associations with Anxiety, Disgust Sensitivity and Sensory Processing. European Eating Disorders Review.
  • Williamson, I., Wildbur, D., Bell, K., Tanner, J., & Matthews, H. (2017). Benefits to University Students Through Volunteering in a Health Context: A New Model. British Journal of Educational Studies, 1-20.
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