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Lucie Byrne-Davis

  • Senior Lecturer in Assessment and Psychometrics
  • The University of Manchester
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I am a chartered psychologist and HCPC Registered Health Psychologist. I work in health professional behaviour change: applying and researching behavioural science in complex situations to change health professional practice. I co-lead The Change Exchange, a collaboration of health psychologists who use behavioural science to support the work of health partnerships between UK and low/middle income countries. I am am Honorary Advisor to Association of Anaesthetists of Great Britain and Ireland and Advanced Life Support Group on interventions in, and evaluations of, health professional behaviour change. I lead on behavioural and social sciences education for undergraduate doctors at the University of Manchester, where I have other roles, including leading on assessments for year 1 and 2 undergraduate doctors.

Recent publications

  • Psychological preparation and postoperative outcomes for adults undergoing surgery under general anaesthesia

    • Powell R
    • Scott N
    • Manyande A
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  • Efficacy and acceptability of an acute illness management course delivered to staffand students in uganda by stafffrom the UK

    • Byrne-Davis L
    • Slattery H
    • Whiteside S
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Professional experience

Senior Lecturer in Assessment and Psychometrics

University of Manchester

August 2016 - Present

Research Fellow

University of Liverpool

April 2009 - June 2010(a year)

Research assistant / associate

University of Bristol / Medical Research Council HSRC

December 2001 - September 2007(6 years)



University of Bristol

December 1998 - December 2002(4 years)

MSc Health Psychology

University of Bath

September 1996 - August 1998(2 years)

BSc(Hons) Psychology

University of Birmingham

October 1993 - July 1996(3 years)


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