Liverpool Skylilne

School of Psychology

Dr Jennifer Chopra

Dr Jennifer Chopra

Telephone: 0151 904 6294

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Biography

I am a lecturer in the School of Psychology at LJMU. My research interests include intimate partner abuse, stalking, domestic homicides, trauma, suicide risk and prevention.


Current Research:

One year evaluation of a suicidal crisis centre for men in Liverpool.

identifying suicide and self-harm research priorities in North West England: a Delphi study

Evaluation of a trauma therapy

James' Place Evaluation


Current Teaching:

I teach on the following modules:

Level 4: Studying Psychology, Psychological Themes

Level 5: Careers & Employability (Module Leader, Contemporary Issues in Psychology

Level 6: Forensic Psychology, Dissertation Supervision

Forensic Psychology & Criminal Justice Level 6 - Dissertation supervision

MSc Health Psychology: Dissertation Supervision

Forensic Psychology & Criminal Justice Level 6 - Dissertation supervision

Administrative Roles:
Programme Leader for Psychology with Foundation
Module Leader for Careers & Employability
Employability Champion
Member of the Faculty Education Committee

Research Groups:
Member of the Forensic Psychology Research Group, and the Suicidal Behaviour Research Group
Member of the Suicide and Self Harm Research Group North West (SSHaRe NoW)

Degrees

2012, University of Stirling, United Kingdom, PhD
2009, University of Stirling, United Kingdom, MSc in Psychological Research Methods
2008, Glasgow Caledonian University, United Kingdom, BSc (First Class Honours) Psychology

Academic appointments

Programme Leader, Psychology, Liverpool John Moores University, 2019 - present

Postgraduate training

PG Cert in Learning & Teaching in Higher Education, United Kingdom, Liverpool John Moores University, ? - present

Publications

Journal article

Riby LM, Law AS, Mclaughlin J, Murray J. 2011. Preliminary evidence that glucose ingestion facilitates prospective memory performance NUTRITION RESEARCH, 31 :370-377 DOI Author Url Public Url

Riby LM, McLaughlin J, Riby DM. 2008. Lifestyle, glucose regulation and the cognitive enhancing properties of glucose load in middle-aged adult British Journal of Nutrition, DOI

Riby LM, Marriott A, Bullock R, Hancock J, Smallwood J, McLaughlin J. 2008. The Effects of Glucose Ingestion and Glucose Regulation on Memory Performance in Older Adults with Mild Cognitive Impairment European Journal of Clinical Nutrition, DOI

Trivedi D, Goodman C, Dickinson A, Gage H, McLaughlin J, Maththorpe J, Ashaye K, Iliffe S. A protocol for a systematic review of research on managing behavioural and psychological symptoms in dementia for community-dwelling older people: evidence mapping and syntheses Systematic Reviews, 70

McLaughlin J, O'Connor RC, O'Carroll RE. Intimate Partner Abuse and Suicidality: A Systematic Review Clinical Psychology Review, :677-689

Conference publication

McLaughlin J, O'Carroll RE, O'Connor RC. An investigation of intimate partner abuse and suicidality within the framework of the IMV model of suicidal behaviour ESSSB14 (14th European Symposium of Suicide and Suicidal Behaviour)

McLaughlin J, O'Carroll RE, O'Connor RC. An investigation of the relationship between Intimate Partner Abuse and suicidality BPS, Division of Forensic Psychology Annual Conference

McLaughlin J, O'Carroll RE, O'Connor RC. An investigation of the relationship between Intimate Partner Abuse and suicidality Stirling Graduate Research School (SGRS) Annual Conference

McLaughlin J, O'Connor RC, O'Carroll RE, Dickson A. Experiences of intimate partner abuse: An interpretative phenomenological analysis PsyPag Annual Conference

McLaughlin J, O'Connor RC, O'Carroll RE, Dickson A. Experiences of intimate partner abuse: An interpretative phenomenological analysis Stirling Graduate Research School (SGRS) Annual Conference

Riby LM, Marriott A, Bullock R, Hancock J, Smallwood J, McLaughlin J. Glucose and Cognition: The Effects of Glucose Ingestion and Glucose Regulation on Memory Performance in Older Adults with Mild Cognitive Impairment. European Society of Cognitive Psychology Annual Conference

McLaughlin J, Murray J, Brown L, Riby LM. Neuro-Imaging Memory and Emotion: Event-Related Potential (ERP) Investigations of the Glucose Facilitation Effect BPS Annual Conference

Project

Report

Chopra J, Saini P, Timpson H, Boland J. Evaluation One Year Summary Report. James' Place Internal Evaluation Evaluation One Year Summary Report. James' Place Internal Evaluation

Engagement & Impact

Conference organisation:

3rd Annual Suicide and Self Harm Conference, co- organiser, https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/suicide-and-self-harm-in-the-community-tickets-81954717767. 2020

Other invited event:

SSHaRe NoW 3rd Annual Suicide and Self Harm Conference, University of Central Lancashire, invited panel member. 2020

Research to enhance practice, SAS-fit Manchester, invited talk to therapists and professionals working with trauma. 2020

Research Talks, Edinburgh Napier University, invited talk to psychology department of the university, including academic staff and students. 2020

Intimate Partner Violence and Stalking conference, University of Liverpool, Organised by The International Organisation of Forensic Practitioners (TIOFP). Invited to present.. 2016

Public engagement:

University of Central Lancashire, Suicide and Self Harm 3rd annual conference, conference, academics, clinicians, experts by experience, those who work with suicide or self harm, other stakeholders, 200, organiser and invited panel member, https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/suicide-and-self-harm-in-the-community-tickets-81954717767. 2020

Unversity of Manchester, Suicide and Self Harm Research Exercise North West (SSHaRE NoW): Priorities, Networking event, Researchers, those with personal experience of self harm or suicidal behaviour, health professionals, 3rd sector organisations, 100, organiser. 2017

Hilton, Liverpool, The Domestic Abuse Conference, Liverpool, conference, researchers, health professionals, social work, law, medical, those with personal experience, 100, participant. 2017

England, UK, Charity Report - Concepts of Suicide, Charity Report, Charities related to issues around suicide, PI and author, Related to Concepts of Suiicde study funded by the British Academy. 2017

Industrial connections:

SAS-fit, absence management and therapy following trauma. 2019

James Place, Suicide crisis service for men in Liverpool. 2019

The Digital Trust, Digital abuse, stalking and harassment.

Women's Aid.

External collaboration:

SAS-fit, Mark Eastwood, Director. 2019

LJMU, Angela Samata, LJMU Honorary Fellow. 2019

Mark McQueen Foundation, Doug McQueen. 2019

James Place, Jane Boland. 2019

Keele University, Masi Noor. 2017

University of Sussex, Cassandra Wiener Law Dept. 2016

Edinburgh Napier, Dr Jennifer Murray.

Univeristy of Glasgow, Prof Rory O'Connor.

University of Central Lancashire (UCLAN), Kathryn Settle Suicide and Self-harm Research Network North West.

University of Liverpool, Pooja Saini Suicide and Self-harm Research Network North West.

University of Manchester, Caroline Clements Suicide and Self-harm Research Network North West.

University of Manchester, Isabelle Hunt Suicide and Self-harm Research Network North West.

University of Manchester, Peter Taylor Suicide and Self Harm Research Network North West.

University of Stirling, Prof Ronan O'Carroll.

Research Grants Awarded:

LJMU REF Upskilling programme, 1 year evaluation of a suicide prevention service for men in Liverpool, Pooja Saini, Mentor, LJMU, Grant value (£): £1100, Duration of research project: 1 year. 2019

British Academy, Small Research Grants, Uncovering lay people's beliefs of suicide: understanding and enabling better early suicide detection to reduce risk factors, Masi Noor, LJMU (PI), Grant value (£): 8604. 2016

Conference presentation:

Mind the Gap: Lay vs. Expert Concepts of One of the Biggest Killers in Society, International Society of Political Psychology, Edinburgh, UK, Poster presentation. 2017

Intimate Partner Abuse and Suicidality, Intimate Partner Abuse & Stalking, University of Liverpool, Oral presentation. 2016

Fellowships:

Fellowship of the Higher Education Academy, Higher Education Academy. 2016

Teaching qualification:

PG Cert in Learning & Teaching in Higher Education. 2016

Award:

Rising Star Award, Liverpool John Moores University Teaching and Learning Academy. 2015

Media Coverage:

https://www.ljmu.ac.uk/about-us/news/domestic-abuse-study-launch, Coverage on LJMU News Website relating to a research project..

External committees:

Advisory Group, The Digital Trust.

Other Professional Activity:

Author of Evaluation One Year Summary Report - James' Place Internal Evaluation. 17.1.20.

James Place Evaluation. Submitting application for funding for 18 month project.

Member of advisory group on postvention suicide services.

PI for research project - study of the experiences of LGBT victims of intimate partner abuse.

PI for research project conducting a large scale survey on forms of partner abuse, including psychological abuse, coercive control, digital abuse, stalking and harassment..

PI on an evaluation of a trauma therapy.

PI on project to look at lay peoples beliefs about suicide. Funded by the British Academy.

Programme Leader for BSc Psychology with Foundation.

REF Upskilling Programme Researcher funded by the LJMU Upskilling Programme to conduct a 1 year evaluation of a suicide crisis service for men in Liverpool. This will also be part of an impact case study for REF.

Research into risk factors for domestic homicide.

submitted abstract to 5th Suicide and Self-Harm Early and Mid-Career Researchers Forum.

Submitted paper - Identifying suicide and self-harm research priorities in North West England: a Delphi study. submitted to Archives of Suicide Research.

submitted symposium abstract to ESSSB 20 (European Symposium on suicide and suicidal behaviour)..

Working on papers resulting from Share Now research network project.