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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 Support of research projects ranges from undertaking literature searches of both published and unpublished material, managing references, screening and data extraction.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

Jul
02

Searching and Review Clinic

South Cloisters 2.35, St Luke's 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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Jul
02

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...
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News

Professor Tamsin Ford awarded CBE for services to psychiatry

17 June 2019

Tamsin Ford, Professor of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at the University of Exeter Medical School...
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Leading Plymouth University Dementia champion awarded British Empire Medal

10 June 2019

Ian Sherriff, Academic Partnership Lead for Dementia at the University of Plymouth and founder member...
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How to improve outcomes for children and young people with long term conditions – the evidence is in

05 June 2019

Children and young people suffering with long term physical conditions can find anxiety and depression...
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News

Research Projects

Social Prescribing - Understanding what works in, and supporting provision of, nature - based therapeutic interventions for people with an identifiable mental illness

Theme: Healthy People, Healthy Environments

We have been awarded funding from DEFRA to identify what works in the use of...
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Social Prescribing - Cornwall and Plymouth Researcher in Residence

Theme: Healthy People, Healthy Environments

Evaluation work by a Researcher in Residence to assess implementation, reach, scope and acceptability of...
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Research Projects