Dr Claire Rosten is a research methodologist and experimental psychologist with research interests in mental health, health intervention development, trials of effectiveness, and study design. She is a senior research fellow in the Centre for Health Research and a research adviser for the NIHR Research Design Service South East.
Claire has expertise in health intervention development, designing trials of effectiveness, quantitative data analysis, and mixed-methods research. She is particularly interested in psychopathology and designing studies to develop and assess interventions to improve health outcomes for patients. She has experience with designing and conducting feasibility and pilot studies and randomized controlled trials, facilitating patient and public involvement with research, and research management and dissemination.
Her current responsibilities include being an active researcher on a number of health-related funded studies, supervising PhD and MRes students, and being a member of the Centre for Health Research.
Claire has experience working with a range of NIHR funding programmes, the MRC, the ESRC and various charity funders. She is currently a reviewer for the NIHR’s Research for Patient Benefit programme and sits on the Research and Governance Committee for Queen Victoria Hospital NHS Foundation Trust and Sussex Community NHS Trust. She also has close links with the School of Psychology at the University of Sussex, Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust, and the Sussex Mindfulness Centre.
Claire writes a regular blog on research methodology and funding for health and social care research