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Stephanie Sivell   BA (Hons), MPhil, PhD

Stephanie Sivell

BA (Hons), MPhil, PhD

Cymrawd Ymchwil / Marie Curie Research Associate

Yr Ysgol Meddygaeth

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I am an experienced researcher in both quantitative and qualitative methods, and analysis in health-related research.  My research interests include: health psychology; health communication; decision-making; design, development and evaluation of theory-based complex interventions; healthcare improvement; mixed methods evaluation; palliaitve and supportive care; chronic conditions.






















Book sections





Harrop E, Nelson A, Sivell S, Morgan F. Supporting people bereaved through advanced illness: a systematic review of the evidence and development of a core outcome set for bereaved research in palliative care. Marie Curie Cancer Care, £82K, 2016-2018.

Nelson A, Sivell S, Byrne A, Lester J, Noble S.  PACT: Development of an intervention to support lung cancer Patients and their clinicians when considering systematic Anti-Cancer Therapy. Velindre NHS Trust Charitable Funds, £200K, 2014-2015.


MSc Palliative Medicine

Teaching taught modules on MSc Palliative Medicine, Cardiff University School of Medicine, 2012 to present.

Research Supervision:

  • Megumi Baba (MSc Palliative Medicine 2012-2014)
  • Elaine McGleish (MSc Palliative Medicine 2012-2014)
  • Kate Barnabas (MSc Palliative Medicine: 2011-2012)

BSc Intercalated Medicine

Assessor for the Cardiff University School of Medicine BSc Intercalated Route (Clinical Epidemiology), 2014 to present.

Research Supervision:

  • Caroline Woodman (Intercalated BSc Student: Clinical Epidemiology: 2013-2014)
  • William Marsh (Intercalated BSc Student; Public Health Route: 2009-2010)


Education & Qualifications

2014: Ph.D by Published Works: "Supporting decision-making using a theory based intervention: application of an extended Theory of Planned Behaviour and the Common Sense Model of Illness Representations to support women choosing surgery for early breast cancer", Cardiff University

2005: M.Phil (Occupational & Health Psychology): “Combined Effects of Occupational Health Hazards”, University of Wales, Cardiff

1999: BA (Hons) Psychology (2:1), University of Wales, Cardiff

Training & Development

2008: Internet-Based Health Psychology Interventions: Maximising their Potential; Synergy 2008 Workshop: European Heath Psychology Society

2007: Dartmouth Summer Institute for Informed Patient Choice; Dartmouth College, NH, U.S.A

2007: Psychology of Decision Making; Department of Psychology, Queen’s University, Canada

2007: Advanced Quantitative Research Methods; Cardiff School of Social Sciences, Cardiff University

Career Overview

2011 - Present: Marie Curie Research Associate; Marie Curie Palliative Care Research Centre, Division of Population Medicine, School of Medicine, Cardiff University

2006 - 2011: Research Associate; Department of Primary Care and Public Health, School of Medicine, Cardiff University

2006: Project Officer (Secondment); Department of General Practice, School of Medicine, Cardiff University

2004 - 2006: Research Assistant; Cancer Genetics Services for Wales, Institute of Medical Genetics, Cardiff University

2001 - 2003: Research Assistant; Deparmtnet of Geriatric Medicine, University of Wales College of Medicine

2001: Research Assistant; Academic Unit of Psychiatry and Behavioural Sciences, School of Medicine, University of Leeds

2000-2001: MPhil Studentship; Centre for Occupational and Health Psychology, University of Wales, Cardiff

1999-2000: Research Assistant; Centre for Occupational and Health Psychology, University of Wales, Cardiff

Aelodaethau proffesiynol

External Memberships
  • Fellow of the Dartmouth Summer Institute for Informed Patient Choice
  • British Psychological Society
Internal Memberships
  • Healthcare Communication and Quality, Cardiff University School of Medicine

Safleoedd academaidd blaenorol

2011 - Yn bresennol: Cydymaith Ymchwil Marie Curie; Canolfan Ymchwil Gofal Lliniarol Marie Curie, Is-adran Meddygaeth y Boblogaeth, Ysgol Meddygaeth, Prifysgol Caerdydd

2006 - 2011: Cydymaith Ymchwil; Adran Gofal Sylfaenol ac Iechyd y Cyhoedd, Ysgol Meddygaeth, Prifysgol Caerdydd

2006: Swyddog Prosiect (Secondiad); Adran Ymarfer Cyffredinol, Ysgol Meddygaeth, Prifysgol Caerdydd

2004 - 2006: Cynorthwy-ydd Ymchwil; Gwasanaethau Geneteg Canser Cymru, Sefydliad Geneteg Feddygol, Prifysgol Caerdydd

2001 - 2003: Cynorthwy-ydd Ymchwil; Adran Meddygaeth Geriatreg, Coleg Meddygaeth Prifysgol Cymru

2001: Cynorthwy-ydd Ymchwil; Uned Academaidd Seiciatreg a Gwyddorau Ymddygiadol, Ysgol Meddygaeth, Prifysgol Leeds

2000-2001: Ysgoloriaeth MPhil; Canolfan Seicoleg Galwedigaethol ac Iechyd, Prifysgol Cymru, Caerdydd

1999-2000: Cynorthwy-ydd Ymchwil; Canolfan Seicoleg Galwedigaethol ac Iechyd, Prifysgol Cymru, Caerdydd

Pwyllgorau ac adolygu

Breast Cancer Now, Aelod Grant Commitee (2021 - presennol)

Cydraddoldeb, Amrywiaeth a Chynhwysiant, Is-adran y Pwyllgor Meddygaeth Boblogaeth: Is-adran y Boblogaeth, Ysgol Meddygaeth (Dirprwy Arweinydd)

Ysgol Meddygaeth Cydraddoldeb, Amrywiaeth a Chynhwysedd Ymrwymai: Ysgol Meddygaeth Prifysgol Caerdydd (Aelod)

Adolygydd cyfnodolyn: Gwyddorau Cymdeithasol a Meddygaeth, Addysg a Chwnsela Cleifion, Disgwyliadau Iechyd

Adolygydd Grant: Marie Curie, Breast Cancer Now

Meysydd goruchwyliaeth

PhD Prifysgol Caerdydd

Francesca Mazzaschi: Datblygu offeryn sgrinio ar gyfer effeithiau hwyr triniaeth ar gyfer canserau'r ymennydd. 2018-presennol: Cyd-oruchwyliwr

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Francesca Mazzaschi

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