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Dr Heather Brant

Dr Heather Brant

Dr Heather Brant
B.Sc(W.England), M.Sc.(W.England), PhD(Bristol)

Senior Research Associate (Qualitative Research)

9th Floor, Whitefriars BS1 2NT
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Tel. +44 (0) 117 342 1256

Research summary

I work as a qualitative researcher at CLAHRC West and am involved in number of their projects.

My particular research interests include decision-making and the concepts of wellbeing and identity. My PhD explored the experiences of people with Ectodermal Dysplasia (an inherited condition that can affect appearance) and how living with this condition might influence reproductive choice.  This was completed in the Centre for Ethics at the University of Bristol in collaboration with the Centre for Appearance Research at UWE.

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I am an academic researcher, a health psychologist and a registered nurse who has a wealth of experience in health service research utilising mixed methods, quantitative and qualitative methodology.

Projects I have worked on include being the project manager and researcher for the Alt-Con project, a collaborative project including researchers from the Universities of Bristol. Oxford, Edinburgh and Exeter. The project was led by Professor Chris Salisbury and aimed to explore the potential of alternatives to face to face consultations in general practice. This 2 year project, fundedby the NIHR HS&DR programme, aimed to learn lessons about the perceived advantages and disadvantages ...

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