I showcase my work using video, articles, slideshows and posters, and my work has been presented at academic conferences and to mass audiences. Below are some examples.
Here I talk about what I research, and why I do it.
This is a video of a seminar I gave to a special interest group in parental drug and alcohol misuse at Queen’s University Belfast Under the Radar: An overview of excessive drinking in mothers in the UK. March 2015
Here I talk about a piece of work I completed recently, where I examined case files of women with alcohol problems whose children had been removed from them by the family courts.
This is a presentation I gave to the inaugural meeting of the Open Programme at Cumberland Lodge, using images to explain what I do and why I do it.
This is an article published article in Bionews, in which I talk about genetic mechanisms of addiction and other mental health issues.
Here is a piece of work I presented at an academic conference. It reviews how effective the method most commonly used to identify alcohol problems is, and concludes that it’s not being used correctly for women.
I have recently developed a tool for identifying parenting problems in mothers who have alcohol problems, and presented this at the Annual Symposium of the Society for the Study of Addiction. The slides are here