Gemma Hackney BSc (Hons) (Birkbeck College), MSc (Nottingham)

Research Assistant

Clinical Trials Research Unit
The University of Sheffield
Regent Court
30 Regent Street
S1 4DA

Telephone: +44 (0) 114 222 4320
Fax: +44 (0) 114 222 0870


I joined the Clinical Trials Research Unit in January 2012 after completing an MSc in Health Psychology at the University of Nottingham. Prior to this I have worked in a number of settings including a hospital providing secure psychiatric care to patients with personality disorder.

I am currently working as a Research Assistant for the HighCALS study.

Current Projects

HighCALS study (A programme to develop and evaluate a complex intervention to improve nutritional management for people with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS))

Past Projects

BEADS study (A feasibility randomised controlled pilot trial of a psychological intervention for post-stroke depression)

DAFNEplus study (A lifelong approach to promote effective self-management in adults with type 1 diabetes)

REPOSE trial (The Relative Effectiveness of Pumps over MDI and Structured Education for Type-1 diabetes)