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Staff Profile

Lorna Burns

Information Specialist

Kath Maguire

Lorna has nearly 20 years of experience delivering specialist information services across the health, legal and public sectors. Within the health sector, she has worked within primary care, mental health, the policy arm of public health, and now works for the University of Plymouth Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry.

Lorna is experienced in providing a wide range of search expertise; from in-depth comprehensive searches, to rapidly returned evidence-based summaries in response to urgent queries from the clinical interface. She has supported numerous project teams and assisted with systematic reviews. Support of research projects ranges from undertaking literature searches of both published and unpublished material, managing references, screening and data extraction. 

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University of Plymouth

Areas of expertise
Information Science

Upcoming Events

Sep
03

PPI Advice Clinic

South Cloisters, St Luke's Campus, University of Exeter

Patient and Public Involvement Advice Clinics Held every month 30 minutes between 12pm-1pm Whatever your query, from finding...
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Sep
12

Searching and Review Clinic

South Cloisters 2.35, St Luke's Campus

These clinics have been set up to help the PenCLAHRC Evidence Synthesis Team to manage and respond...
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Calendar

News

Job Opportunity: Senior Research Fellow PenARC

15 August 2019

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Senior Research Fellow with expertise in qualitative...
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Job Opportunity: Implementation Science Research Associate/Research Fellow/Senior Research Fellow

07 August 2019

Do you have a passion for Implementation Science, Knowledge Mobilisation and Health Research? Then we...
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'How-to' guide launched to speed up spread of ‘game-changing’ stroke treatment

31 July 2019

A 'how-to' guide to help accelerate the spread of ‘game-changing’ mechanical thrombectomy (MT) emergency treatment...
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News

Research Projects

Understanding stakeholders’ perspectives on implementing deprescribing in care homes (STOPPING)

Theme: Person-Centred Care

We have been awarded funding from the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) to develop...
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SAMueL – Stroke Audit Machine Learning

Theme: PenCHORD

This study aims to develop a tool for doctors to help them review and improve...
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Research Projects