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Dr Jane Wilcockson

Assistant Professor

Department: Nursing, Midwifery & Health

Jane -Wilcockson ,-Northumbria -University -webJane Wilcockson worked in the Health Service for more than a decade prior to working as a Researcher in the Department of Education at Newcastle University. It is here that her interest in how CAQDAS (computer assisted qualitative data analysis software) can support qualitative researchers in their work was initiated. Jane enjoys a varied research career that has been cross-disciplinary, encompassing a wide range of methodologies and research interests both within and out-with Northumbria University. Jane has acquired extensive knowledge and experience of using the qualitative software NVivo and as well as working on the research ‘Exploring the relationship between engagement in mentoring activities and doctors’ health and well-being’, supports other researchers who are using NVivo.

Jane Wilcockson works one day a week for Northumbria University

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Jane Wilcockson worked in the Health Service for more than a decade prior to studying for her first degree in Social Policy at Newcastle University (BA Hons 2:1). Jane worked as a Researcher in the Department of Education at Newcastle University and commenced her doctorate exploring ‘Planning and professional practice: a study of teachers and nurses’ (Phd, 2002). It was at Newcastle University that her interest in how CAQDAS (computer assisted qualitative data analysis software) can support qualitative researchers in their work was initiated. Jane moved to Northumbria University in 1995 working on a range of research projects including Hospital Discharge, Palliative Care and Inclusion. Jane’s particular research interest is in Dementia and the Wellbeing of Older People. Jane has enjoyed a varied research career using a wider range of methodologies, both within and out with the University, Jane has acquired a extensive knowledge and experience of using NVivo, software designed to assist the storage, management and retrieval of both large and small datasets.

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  • Developing Advanced Clinical Practitioners as part of the care home workforce: A ‘grow your own’ approach, Steven, A., Grabrovaz, M., Wilcockson, J., Young-Murphy, L., Craig, L. 7 Aug 2023
  • Enacting mentorship which empowers: a realist exploration of relationships between trained mentor activity and doctors, Steven, A., Larkin, V., Wilson-Menzfeld, G., Wilcockson, J., Stewart, J., Redfern, N. 1 Aug 2022, In: International Journal of Evidence Based Coaching and Mentoring
  • Relational care and co-operative endeavour – Reshaping dementia care through participatory secondary data analysis, Clarke, C., Wilcockson, J., Watson, J., Wilkinson, H., Keyes, S., Kinnaird, L., Williamson, T. 1 May 2020, In: Dementia
  • Whose Research Is This? - Participatory Secondary Data Analysis with People Living with Dementia, Clarke, C., Keyes, S., Kinnaird, L., Saaramets-Webster, C., Watson, J., Wilcockson, J., Wilkinson, H., Williamson, T. 22 Jan 2020, SAGE Research Methods Cases, London, SAGE
  • Do parents and carers experiencing violent and challenging behaviour from their children fit with a safeguarding model of support?: Messages from a Facebook study, Heslop, P., McAnelly, S., Wilcockson, J., Newbold, Y., Avantaggiato-Quinn, M., Meredith, C. 28 Nov 2019, In: The Journal of Adult Protection
  • A Seat Around the Table: Participatory Data Analysis with People Living With Dementia, Clarke, C., Wilkinson, H., Watson, J., Wilcockson, J., Kinnaird, L., Williamson, T. 1 Jul 2018, In: Qualitative Health Research
  • Exploring the relationship between engagement in mentoring activities and doctors’ health and well-being: Final Report, Steven, A., Larkin, V., Wilson, G., Stewart, J., Wilcockson, J., Redfern, N. Feb 2018
  • "I just want to get on with my life": a mixed-methods study of active management of quality of life in living with dementia, Clarke, C., Wilkinson, H., Keyes, S., Alexjuk, E., Wilcockson, J., Robinson, L., Reynolds, J., McClelland, S., Hodgson, P., Corner, L., Cattan, M. Feb 2018, In: Ageing & Society
  • Risk Time Framing for Wellbeing in Older People: A Multi-National Appreciative Inquiry, Clarke, C., Titterton, M., Wilcockson, J., Reed, J., Moyle, W., Klein, B., Marais, S., Cook, G. 8 Jan 2018, In: Journal of Mental Health Training, Education and Practice
  • Participatory Research Into Inclusive Practice: Improving Services for People With Long Term Neurological Conditions, Cook, T., Atkin, H., Wilcockson, J. 29 Nov 2017, In: Forum: Qualitative Social Research

  • Education PhD April 01 2001
  • Social Policy BA (Hons) June 30 1993


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