Research Fellow

IGHD

Dr Lizzie Caperon

Dr Lizzie Caperon is a National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Research Fellow in the Institute of Global Health and Development (IGHD).
 
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  • Activities and Awards

Lizzie is a global health researcher specialising in Non Communicable Disease [NCD]’s and participatory community-based research. Lizzie joined QMU and the Institute of Global Health and Development as a NIHR research fellow in the Research Unit in Situations of Fragility [RUHF] in 2019. She completed her PhD at the University of Leeds on NCDs, specifically looking at diabetes and dietary behaviour in low and middle income countries. Contexts in which Lizzie has completed research include Nepal, Sierra Leone and Zambia. She is interested in global health research including community-based interventions, reduction of NCDs, using participatory methods and participatory research.

Affiliations

Visiting researcher University of Leeds, UK

Research/KE Centres 

NIHR Research Fellow in the NIHR Research Unit in Situations of Fragility (RUHF)

Lizzie is interested in health research in low and middle income contexts including community-based interventions which are appropriate to context, reduction of NCDs, using participatory methods and participatory research.

Active Research Interests

  • Non communicable diseases
  • Participatory research
  • Community interventions

Research Methods

  • Qualitative research
  • Participatory research

Please see my research publications in eResearch – Queen Margaret University’s repository 

Lizzie has experience teaching on international health modules including around behaviour change, non-communicable diseases and community-based interventions in low and middle income countries.

Academic Awards

2019- PhD University of Leeds

2014- Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA)

2013- MSc. University of Northumbria

2009- BA (Hons) University of Warwick