About the e-Journal

The ScHARR Student e-Journal is an online departmental peer-reviewed journal where Masters and PhD students at the School of Health and Related Research (ScHARR), University of Sheffield, can publish their work. The e-Journal was launched on 01/05/2014. Vanessa Halliday edited the e-journal until 2017, when Hannah Jordan took on the role.

The ScHARR Student e-Journal Editorial Board

Hannah Jordan

Associate editors
Design, Trials and Statistics - Dan Beever
Health Economics and Decision Sciences (Modelling) -  Andrew Rawdin
Health Services Research: Chris Littlewood
ScHARR Marketing Director: Chris Blackmore

Editorial assistant
Liz Metham

Postgraduate student committee members and reviewers

Affra Al Shamsi

Affra is a PhD student at ScHARR. Her research topic is “Incorporating a Knowledge Management Paradigm into Healthcare: A Mixed Method Investigation of Knowledge Sharing in Cross-Professional Teams in Healthcare”. Affra is interested in interdisciplinarity, teamwork, knowledge sharing and public engagement. She is a current Doctoral Academy Intern, the postgraduate research representative for ScHARR’s Equality and Diversity Committee, co-representative for ScHARR International Students, and has recently received recognition as an Associate Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (AFHEA).

Loren De Freitas

Loren is a PhD student in Health Service Research Section, ScHARR. Her PhD topic focuses on analysing patient flow in an emergency department in Trinidad using a mixed methods approach. The aim is to develop a deeper understanding of where and why bottlenecks exist in the patient journey so that patient centered solutions can be implemented.

Hibbah Saeed

Hibbah Saeed is a PhD in the Public Health Section at ScHARR. Her project work is about
the socio-ecological determinants of dietary behaviour among Ghanaian women living in the UK. Prior to starting her PhD, Hibbah worked as a research assistant at the Nutrition Department of Noguchi Medical Institute, Ghana where she provided support to research work. Alongside her studies, Hibbah is working as a research assistant on an EU project called DEDIPAC. She hopes, at the end of her PhD, to have gained the necessary skills and expertise to be able to be an expert in her subject, and to contribute to the field of public health nutrition.