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Episode 17: Rachael Eastham discusses women’s life history use of contraception

Episode 17: Rachael Eastham discusses women’s life history use of contraception

In Episode 17, Rachael Eastham, a doctoral student at University of Lancaster in the Division of Health Research, talks to Karen about her study on ‘The negotiation of the fertile body:  women’s life history experiences of using contraception and managing pregnancy.’ Rachael’s ESRC-funded qualitative research, with women aged 18-45 years, revealed fascinating accounts of th... »

Episode 16 Rebecca MacGilleEathain – young peoples experiences of sex education

Episode 16 Rebecca MacGilleEathain – young peoples experiences of sex education

In Episode 16 Karen talks to Rebecca MacGilleEathain (Maclean), a doctoral student at the University of the West of Scotland.  Rebecca’s work is on young people’s experiences of sex education and their knowledge. In the podcast I talk to Rebecca about her study, asking her about her methods and then the knowledge and understandings young people she spoke to had about sexual health.  Alongsid... »

Episode 15:  Britta Wigginton

Episode 15: Britta Wigginton

In Episode 15 karen talks to Dr Britta Wigginton, an Honorary Research Fellow in the School of Psychology, at The University of Queensland. She is first author of a paper entitled ‘A qualitative analysis of women’s explanations for changing contraception: the importance of non-contraceptive effects‘, published in the Journal of Family Planning and Reproductive Health Care.  Using... »

Episode 14:  Nicola Boydell discusses ‘personal communities’ among young gay & bisexual men, and ‘safer sex’

Episode 14: Nicola Boydell discusses ‘personal communities’ among young gay & bisexual men, and ‘safer sex’

In episode 14, Dr Nicola Boydell, a Research Assistant at the MRC/CSO Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, University of Glasgow, chats with Karen about her thesis study investigating young gay and bisexual men’s ‘personal communities’, the meanings men ascribe to their relationships with individuals within their ‘personal community’, and explored the role these pe... »

Episode 13:  Jenny Dalrymple discusses older adults’ sexual risk taking

Episode 13: Jenny Dalrymple discusses older adults’ sexual risk taking

Episode 13:  Jenny Dalrymple, Clinical Academic Research Fellow, Glasgow Caledonian University & sexual health nurse, Sandyford Glasgow In this podcast, Jenny chats to Karen about findings from a qualitative study that explored older adults’ sexual risk taking, within the context of late midlife. You can subscribe to the podcast on iTunes »

Episode 12:  Louise Jackson discusses a systematic review and meta-ethnography of women’s experiences of chlamydia testing

Episode 12: Louise Jackson discusses a systematic review and meta-ethnography of women’s experiences of chlamydia testing

Episode 12:  Louise Jackson, Research Fellow within the Health Economics Unit at the University of Birmingham. In this podcast, Louise chats to Karen about a systematic review and meta-ethnography of qualitative studies that investigated women’s experiences of thinking about and participating in testing for chlamydia. Conceptualising quality of life outcomes for women participating in testin... »

Episode 11: Sarah Woodhall discusses chlamydia testing and diagnosis

Episode 11: Sarah Woodhall discusses chlamydia testing and diagnosis

Episode 11:  Sarah Woodhall, a Principal Scientist in the HIV & STI Department, Public Health England. In this podcast, Sarah chats to Karen about work that aimed to quantify chlamydia testing and diagnosis among 16-24 year olds in Britain in relation to risk factors for prevalent chlamydia infection.  Data were drawn from Natsal-3, and the work was a collaboration with the Natsal team at UCL,... »

Episode 10:  Ingrid Young talks about TasP and PreP

Episode 10: Ingrid Young talks about TasP and PreP

In Episode 10, Dr Ingrid Young, a Research Fellow at the MRC/CSO Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, University of Glasgow, talks to Karen about treatment as prevention (TasP) and pre-exposure prophylaxis (PreP), in relation to HIV prevention.  She conveys findings from qualitative work within her discussion. You can subscribe to the podcast on iTunes Links to articles: Barriers to uptake and ... »

Episode 9:  Adam Bourne discusses qualitative work on men and chemsex

Episode 9: Adam Bourne discusses qualitative work on men and chemsex

In Episode 9, Adam Bourne, a lecturer at London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, UK, talks to Karen about men and chemsex.  He discusses findings from qualitative work, funded by the London Boroughs of Lambeth, Southwark and Lewisham. (21 mins)   Subscribe to the podcast on iTunes here Full research report (as PDF only) Executive Summary (as PDF and on paper) »

Episode 8:  Martin Holt discusses recreational drugs, MSM and HIV

Episode 8: Martin Holt discusses recreational drugs, MSM and HIV

On Episode 8, Martin Holt, Associate Professor at the Centre for Social Research in Health at the University of New South Wales, Australia, discusses recreational drug use among MSM.  Providing an international perspective on this issue, Martin first talks about his comment piece in Lancet HIV (Oct 2014) and then more broadly on trends within Australia, sharing of information and experiences, and ... »

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