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Staff Profile

Kelly Blockley

Associate Research Fellow

Kath Maguire

My role within the University of Exeter Child Health Group is largely focused on the service design and process evaluation aspects of a large NIHR funded trial, led by the University of York – Enhancing Social-Emotional health and wellbeing in the Early years (E-SEE): A community-based randomised controlled trial (and economic) evaluation of the Incredible Years Infant and Toddler (0-2 years) parenting programmes.

I am also involved in PenCLAHRC projects in a variety of health services areas, including Effective mechanisms for social prescribing – a realist review of social prescribing initiatives (view the published protocol here), and Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy to prevent relapse in young people (MBCT-YP).

Upcoming Events


LKD Seminar: The art of...

Room 3.06, South Cloisters, St Luke’s Campus, Exeter and video-conferenced to F083 KSpa, Truro and MR10 JBB, Plymouth

Learning, Knowing, Doing Series Seminar Speaker:  Dr Roman Kislov, Senior Research Fellow in the University of...
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Searching and Review Clinic

Room 2.35, South Cloisters, St Lukes Campus, University of Exeter

These clinics have been set up to help the PenCLAHRC Evidence Synthesis Team to manage and respond...
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Improving health care pathways for patients with chronic conditions

05 April 2018

PenCLAHRC Senior Research Fellow, Dr Helen Lloyd, has spoken to the BBC about the impacts...
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Partner in Focus - Devon Partnership NHS Trust

29 March 2018

As a partnership of NHS Trusts across Devon, Cornwall and Somerset, plus the Universities of...
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Does brain function really decline after hip and knee surgery?

28 March 2018

A new study due to launch in the South West aims to explore if brain...
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Research Projects

How can schools best support parents' engagement in their children's learning?

Theme: Evidence for Policy and Practice

This project aims to address how schools can best engage parents in their children’s learning....
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What are the effects of 'robopets' on the health and wellbeing of residents in care homes? A systematic review of qualitative and quantitative evidence

Theme: Mental Health & Dementia

A systematic review that aims to create a state-of-knowledge synthesis on the impact of robopet-human...
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Research Projects