Postdoctoral Research Associate
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Bryony Longdon is a Postdoctoral Research Associate working across Child Mental Health and Psychology. She has nine years’ experience of working on large randomised controlled trials and also a longitudinal cohort study. She has interests in child and adolescent mental health, wellbeing, health inequalities and data management.Bryony is currently working on both the Stand Together Trial (https://standtogethertrial.weebly.com/) and the Supporting Teachers in childRen in Schools (STARS)-2 trial and is part of the Children and Young People's Mental Health (ChYMe) research collaboration team.
The Stand Together trial is evaluating the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of KiVa to reduce bullying in primary schools. KiVa is a Finnish school based anti-bullying programme. This large randomised controlled trial is working with 116 primary schools across England and Wales.
The STARS-2 trial is investigating the impact of the Incredible Years Teacher Classroom Management programme on child and teacher wellbeing, specifically improving child behaviour and academic attainment and improving teachers’ sense of professional efficacy and mental health. This large randomised controlled trial which started in 2019 is working with 140 schools across England.
Previously Bryony was the Data Manager of the ‘Improving the experience of dementia and enhancing active life: IDEAL programme. IDEAL is the largest study of living well with dementia in the UK.
From 2012- 2018 Bryony worked on the original STARS trial which worked with 80 primary schools and over 2000 families in Devon.
MSc Environment and Human Health, University of Exeter Medical School, 2017
BSc Psychology, Swansea University, 2007