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Lisa Arai

Dr Lisa Arai BA (Hons), MSc Dip, PhD, PGCE, MRSPH, FHEA

Senior Lecturer

School of Sport, Health and Social Sciences

023 8201 2098 ext. 2098 Room no. RM147

Biography

Lisa is a social and public health scientist with over 20 years’ research and teaching experience.

She has designed and delivered modules at levels 3 to 8, and has taught on public health and health and social care programmes, as well as core academic, research and learning skills.

Her research experience and interests are in the health and wellbeing of children, young people and families, and she has particular interests in service dis/engagement, the implementation and evaluation and of public health interventions, risk in health and social care and child protection in health service settings.

In the past, she has worked at the Institute of Child Health (UCL), Institute of Education, City University (London) and the University of Bristol. 

Further information

  1. Teaching experience

    Lisa has been teaching since 2004 and has taught on a variety of public health and health and social care programmes. She especially enjoys teaching research methods and academic/learning skills.
  2. Research interests

    Lisa's research interests lie in the health and wellbeing of children, young people and families; service dis/engagement; the implementation and evaluation of public health interventions; risk in health and social care; child protection in health service settings; methodological interventions; children's experience of domestic violence and abuse; and teenage pregnancy and motherhood.
  3. Recent publications

    Follow the link below to see a list of Lisa's publications from the last three years.
    • Roberts, H., Stephenson, T. & Arai, L. (2017). Bureaucracy, trust and time [letter]. Archives of Disease in Childhood, doi: 10.1136/archdischild-2017-313175;
    • Arai, L. (2017). Public health, social anxieties: The example of the English lone teenage mother. In F. Portier-Le Coq (Ed), Fertility, health and lone parenting: European contexts. Oxford: Routledge
    • Arai, L., Panca, M., Morris, S., Curtis-Tyler, K. Lucas, P. & Roberts, H. (2015). Time, monetary and other costs of participation in family-based child weight management interventions. PLOS One, doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0123782 ;
    • Curtis-Tyler, K., Arai, L., Stephenson, T. & Roberts, H. (2015). What makes for a ‘good’ or ‘bad’ paediatric diabetes service from the viewpoint of children, young people, carers and clinicians? Archives of Disease in Childhood, doi: 10.1136/archdischild-2014-307517;
    • Arai, L., Stephenson, T. & Roberts, H. (2015). The unseen child and safeguarding. Archives of Disease in Childhood, doi: 10.1136/archdischild-2014-307294

    Click here for a full list of Lisa's publications.

  4. Work in progress

    Lisa is currently working on outputs from the VOICES study (University of Bristol).