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 Sharon Blake

Sharon Blake

Honorary Associate Research Fellow

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 01392 726046

 South Cloisters 

 

South Cloisters, University of Exeter, St Luke's Campus, Heavitree Road, Exeter, EX1 2LU, UK

Overview

Having worked as a practitioner across children services (youth offending, fostering and early years), Sharon moved into research to support evidence-based practice. With academic training in Law and Social Studies, her research interests include qualitative methods, multidisciplinary practices, child health and children’s rights and family law.

Sharon currently has an honorary associate role within child health, having recently completed the qualitative analysis of a national study exploring the transition experiences of patients with ADHD moving from child to adult services. This work is currently being written up. She is also providing consultative qualitative support to a project at the University of Plymouth exploring dental care of infants and collaborating with the Law Schools at Exeter and deMontfort University on a qualitative project exploring unregistered marriages in England and Wales.
 

Qualifications

LLB
MA Social Studies

MRes Socio-legal Studies

Research

Publications

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Journal articles

Blake S (In Press). Conscious Coupling: Loss of Public Promises of a Life-Long Bond? an exploration of authenticity and autonomy in commitment processes across contemporary long-term relationship forms. Families, Relationships and Societies Full text.
Blake S, Barlow A (In Press). Reflections on Joint and Individual interviews with Couples: a Multi-level Interview Mode. International Journal of Qualitative Methods Full text.
Blake S (In Press). Through ‘Thick and Thin’ as Long as it is Healthy: Shared Meanings of Commitment in Long-term Couple Relationships, whether Married or Not. Journal of Family Studies
Newlove-Delgado T, Blake S, Ford T, Janssens A (In Press). Young people with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder in transition: a qualitative study of the experiences of General Practitioners in the UK. BMC Family Practice Full text.
Thomas N, Blake S (2021). Dental disease risk in children with autism: a meta-analysis. Evid Based Dent, 22(1), 34-35. Abstract.  Author URL.
Morris C, Blake S, Stimson A, Borek A, Maguire K (2020). Resources for parents raising a disabled child in the UK. Paediatrics and Child Health (United Kingdom), 30(8), 303-305.
Janssens A, Eke H, Price A, Newlove-Delgado T, Blake S, Ani C, Asherson P, Beresford B, Emmens T, Hollis C, et al (2020). The transition from children’s services to adult services for young people with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder: the CATCh-uS mixed-methods study. Health Services and Delivery Research, 8(42), 1-154. Abstract.  Full text.
Ewing J, Barlow A, Blake S, Janssens A (2020). Working Out Relationships: Research, Education, and the Quest for Lasting Love. Child and Family Law Quarterly, 32 Full text.
Janssens A, Blake S, Allwood M, Ewing J, Barlow A (2019). Identifying Education Programmes for Relationship Skills among 11 to 18 year-olds: a Systematic Review. Journal of Sex Education CSED Full text.
Humphreys G, King T, Jex J, Rogers M, Blake S, Thompson-Coon J, Morris C (2019). Sleep positioning systems for children and adults with a neurodisability: a systematic review. British Journal of Occupational Therapy, 82(1), 5-14. Abstract.  Full text.
Thomas N, Blake S, Morris C, Moles DR (2018). Autism and primary care dentistry: parents’ experiences of taking children with autism or working diagnosis of autism for dental examinations. International Journal of Paediatric Dentistry, 28(2), 226-238. Abstract.  Full text.
Morris C, Blake S, Stimson A, Borek A, Maguire K (2016). Resources for parents raising a disabled child in the UK. Paediatrics and Child Health (United Kingdom) Full text.
Blake SF, Logan G, Humphreys G, Matthews J, Rogers M, Thompson Coon J, Wyatt K, Morris C (2015). Sleep positioning systems for children with cerebral palsy. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews(11:CD009257). Author URL.  Full text.

Publications by year


In Press

Blake S (In Press). Conscious Coupling: Loss of Public Promises of a Life-Long Bond? an exploration of authenticity and autonomy in commitment processes across contemporary long-term relationship forms. Families, Relationships and Societies Full text.
Blake S, Barlow A (In Press). Reflections on Joint and Individual interviews with Couples: a Multi-level Interview Mode. International Journal of Qualitative Methods Full text.
Blake S (In Press). Through ‘Thick and Thin’ as Long as it is Healthy: Shared Meanings of Commitment in Long-term Couple Relationships, whether Married or Not. Journal of Family Studies
Newlove-Delgado T, Blake S, Ford T, Janssens A (In Press). Young people with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder in transition: a qualitative study of the experiences of General Practitioners in the UK. BMC Family Practice Full text.

2021

Thomas N, Blake S (2021). Dental disease risk in children with autism: a meta-analysis. Evid Based Dent, 22(1), 34-35. Abstract.  Author URL.

2020

Morris C, Blake S, Stimson A, Borek A, Maguire K (2020). Resources for parents raising a disabled child in the UK. Paediatrics and Child Health (United Kingdom), 30(8), 303-305.
Janssens A, Eke H, Price A, Newlove-Delgado T, Blake S, Ani C, Asherson P, Beresford B, Emmens T, Hollis C, et al (2020). The transition from children’s services to adult services for young people with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder: the CATCh-uS mixed-methods study. Health Services and Delivery Research, 8(42), 1-154. Abstract.  Full text.
Ewing J, Barlow A, Blake S, Janssens A (2020). Working Out Relationships: Research, Education, and the Quest for Lasting Love. Child and Family Law Quarterly, 32 Full text.

2019

Janssens A, Blake S, Allwood M, Ewing J, Barlow A (2019). Identifying Education Programmes for Relationship Skills among 11 to 18 year-olds: a Systematic Review. Journal of Sex Education CSED Full text.
Humphreys G, King T, Jex J, Rogers M, Blake S, Thompson-Coon J, Morris C (2019). Sleep positioning systems for children and adults with a neurodisability: a systematic review. British Journal of Occupational Therapy, 82(1), 5-14. Abstract.  Full text.

2018

Thomas N, Blake S, Morris C, Moles DR (2018). Autism and primary care dentistry: parents’ experiences of taking children with autism or working diagnosis of autism for dental examinations. International Journal of Paediatric Dentistry, 28(2), 226-238. Abstract.  Full text.

2016

Morris C, Blake S, Stimson A, Borek A, Maguire K (2016). Resources for parents raising a disabled child in the UK. Paediatrics and Child Health (United Kingdom) Full text.

2015

Blake SF, Logan G, Humphreys G, Matthews J, Rogers M, Thompson Coon J, Wyatt K, Morris C (2015). Sleep positioning systems for children with cerebral palsy. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews(11:CD009257). Author URL.  Full text.

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