Dr Jo Day
+44 (0) 1392 726089
South Cloisters, University of Exeter, St Luke's Campus, Heavitree Road, Exeter, EX1 2LU, UK
A Psychologist and Qualitative Researcher based in the Implementation Science Group, National Institute for Health Research Applied Research Collaboration South West Peninsula (PenARC).
Working on projects that research, evaluate and support how to put effective health and social care into practice for public benefit. This work draws on the Implementation Science and Knowledge Mobilisation academic fields. Current work involves three main strands:
- Develop new or support emerging research, evaluation and implementation projects and obtaining grant funding.
- Work collaboratively on projects with partners in health and social care organisations to support the implementation and improvement of evidence-informed change.
- Capacity-building wprk to increase the awareness, understanding and use of Qualitative Research, Implementation Science and Knowledge Mobilisation to support improvements to services.
Previously worked on the internal evaluation of the pilot phase of PenCLAHRC. This was a participatory realist evaluation examining how closer collaboration between academics and clinicians promotes the application of research findings to improve practice.
Implementation Science and Knowledge Mobilisation
Qualitative research and evaluation approaches
Realist approaches to evaluation of programmes
Study of academic-practice collaborations to enhance the use of research and evidence-informed innovations in practice
- BA(Hons) Social Psychology, University of Kent at Canterbury
- MSc Applied Criminological Psychology, Birkbeck College, University of London
- PhD in Sport and Health Sciences, University of Exeter. Thesis title: Transforming criminal lives: A narrative study of selves, bodies and physical activity.
- Health & Care Professions Council Registered Forensic Psychologist
- Chartered Forensic Psychologist
- Associate Fellow of the British Psychological Society
Qualitative researcher working on collaborative applied health and social care research, evaluation and implementation projects. An applied psychologist with over 12 years experience of working in the criminal justice system (prison and probation) roles included:
- Development, evaluation and quality assurance of evidence-informed interventions for people with criminal convictions
- Senior manager and supervision of staff working in multi-disciplinary teams
- Clinical work in one to one, group and therapeutic community settings
- Risk assessment and expert witness work
- Qualitative research and evaluation of evidence-informed innovations in health and social care services
- Knowledge Mobilisation and Implementation Science
- Health, well-being, social exclusion and physical activity
- Leadership and management
- Public involvement and engagement in research
- Research-practice collaborations to improve services to benefit the public
Internal realist evaluation of the pilot phase of the NIHR CLAHRC South West Peninsula (PenCLAHRC)
ASPIC: Gaining insights into the implementation scale-up processes of two evidence-based interventions (treatment of acute stroke and patient initiated clinics) supported by the South West Academic Health Science Network and PenCLAHRC
EmMA: Qualitative realist-informed evaluation of the pilot phase of the Health Services Modelling Associates (HSMA) programme.
CHIK-P: The Care Homes Implementation and Knowledge Mobilisation Project
Boundary objects: A scoping review of how the concept of ‘boundary objects’
can assist knowledge mobilisation of health, social care, and public health research
A rapid systematic review of current relevant evidence of rehabilitations to enable recovery from COVID-19
ExCHANGE: The University of Exeter and Care Homes Knowledge (EXCHANGE) collaboration
STOPPING: Understanding stakeholders’ perspectives on implementing deprescribing in care homes
Young athlete injury prevention intervention co-creation and knowledge exchange for the Youth Talent Programme in partnership with England Athletics
Publications by category
Publications by year
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I currently teach and train post-graduates and practitioners in the areas of:
- Qualitative research
- Implementation Science and Knowledge Mobilisation
- Leading change in health and social care services
I am the Director of studies for 1 PhD student and co-supervisor for 1 PhD student and 2 MD students
I co-ordinate and deliver with colleagues the Qualitative Research Advice Clinics and the Qualitative Research Forum within the Institute for Health Research, University of Exeter and PenARC
Supervision / Group
- Sara Eddy
- Lisa Massey
- Hazel Parker
- Chloe Wood