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Academic Biography

Jennifer recently joined the Institute in December 2015 as a Research Associate.

Jennifer is working primarily on a study called PRISM-A. PRISM-A is a study looking at brief interventions for alcohol in male remand prisoners. Jennifer come from a legal background, having completed her law degree and Legal Practice Course (LPC) in 2010. She has been working as a researcher since 2011 on various alcohol projects, and has moved more towards research in the criminal justice system. Jennifer is looking to start her PhD this year, which will focus on woman in Prison and alcohol interventions.

Summary of Research Interests

  • Alcohol related harm in the criminal justice setting
  • Quantitative research
  • Systematic reviewing

Current projects:


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Alcohols Medicine & Life Sciences
Drinking Medicine & Life Sciences
Prisoners Medicine & Life Sciences
Feasibility Studies Medicine & Life Sciences
Prisons Medicine & Life Sciences
Randomized Controlled Trials Medicine & Life Sciences
Interviews Medicine & Life Sciences
Telemedicine Medicine & Life Sciences

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Research Output 2015 2019

33 Downloads (Pure)

Brief alcohol intervention for risky drinking in young people aged 14–15 years in secondary schools: the SIPS JR-HIGH RCT

Giles, E. L., Mcgeechan, G. J., Coulton, S., Deluca, P., Drummond, C., Howel, D., Kaner, E., Mccoll, E., Mcgovern, R., Scott, S., Stamp, E., Sumnall, H., Todd, L., Vale, L., Albani, V., Boniface, S., Ferguson, J., Gilvarry, E., Hendrie, N., Howe, N. & 4 others, Mossop, H., Ramsay, A., Stanley, G. & Newbury-birch, D., 8 May 2019, In : Public Health Research. 7, 9, p. i-134 134 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
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A systematic review of the efficacy of alcohol interventions for incarcerated people

Newbury-Birch, D., Ferguson, J., Landale, S., Giles, E., McGeechan, G., Gill, C. E. C., Stockdale, K. J. K. & Holloway, A., 10 May 2018, In : Alcohol and Alcoholism. 53, 4, p. 412-425 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
Alcohol Drinking
Outcome Assessment (Health Care)
28 Downloads (Pure)

Is prevention better than cure? A systematic review of the effectiveness of well-being interventions for military personnel adjusting to civilian life

Bauer, A., Newbury-Birch, D., Robalino, S., Ferguson, J., Burke, A. & Wigham, S., 2 May 2018, In : PLoS ONE. 13, 5, p. - e0190144.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
Military Personnel
Qualitative Research
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Telehealth as a Model for Providing Behaviour Analytic Interventions to Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder: A Systematic Review

Ferguson, J., Craig, E. A. & Dounavi, K., 28 Aug 2018, In : Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
Evidence-Based Practice
Research Design
Outcome Assessment (Health Care)
32 Downloads (Pure)

Alcohol and other substance use among medical and law students at a UK university: a cross-sectional questionnaire survey.

Bogowicz, P., Ferguson, J., Gilvarry, E., Kamali, F., Kaner, E. & Newbury-Birch, D., 4 Nov 2017, In : Postgraduate Medical Journal. 94, p. 131-136

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
Medical Students
Cross-Sectional Studies
Surveys and Questionnaires

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