Dr Jane Blackwell

Dr Jane Blackwell

Research Fellow

Summary: Jane Blackwell is a Research Fellow investigating sleep, physical activity, cognitive function and psychological well-being in children with narcolepsy in the UK and the Republic of Ireland.

Location: Psychology

Grants & Awards

Awards

The British Sleep Society Green Ribbon Award for the poster: Blackwell, J.E., Kingshott, R.N., Weighall, A.R., Elphick, H.E. & Nash, H.M. (2017) “Conducting unattended home sleep studies in children with narcolepsy and healthy matched controls: a feasibility study”. The British Sleep Society, Brighton Sleep 2017 Conference, Brighton, UK.  

Blackwell, J.E. (2016) The Postgraduate Researcher of the Year Competition (Awarded 1st Place). The Paediatric Narcolepsy Project: An overview and initial results. Showcase 2016. The 7th Annual University of Leeds Postgraduate Research Conference. University of Leeds, Leeds, UK (December 2016).

Grants

Blackwell, J.E. (2017) The British Sleep Society-Conference Travel Grant. (£232)

Blackwell, J.E., Nash, H.M., Kingshott, R., Weighall, A.R., Reynolds, J., Kellar, I., Dawson, V. & Elphick, H. (2017) The National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Research Design Service Yorkshire and the Humber (RDS YH) Public Involvement Funding (£432)

Blackwell, J.E. (2017) Wellcome Trust Institutional Strategic Support Fund (ISSF) Early Career Researcher Fellowship. (01/01/2018 -31/12/2018). Psychological well-being and cognitive function in children with narcolepsy: A longitudinal follow up study. Mentor Dr Hannah Nash. (£46,000)

Blackwell, J.E. (2016) Postgraduate Researcher of the Year Competition (Awarded 1st Place). University of Leeds, United Kingdom. (£500)

Blackwell, J.E. (2016) Clinical Placement Award. (£1,000)

Blackwell, J.E. (2016) The British Psychological Society Postgraduate Study Visits Scheme Award. (£250)

Blackwell, J.E. (2016) Crowdfunding for The Paediatric Narcolepsy Project. (£250)

Blackwell, J.E. (2016) Crowdfunding for The Paediatric Narcolepsy Project. (€500)

Blackwell, J.E. (2016) Crowdfunding for The Paediatric Narcolepsy Project. (£651)

Blackwell, J.E. (2016) Crowdfunding for The Paediatric Narcolepsy Project. (£936)

Blackwell, J.E. (2016) Crowdfunding for The Paediatric Narcolepsy Project. (£222)

Blackwell, J.E. (2016) Cognitive function and psychosocial well-being in school-age children with narcolepsy. Psychology Postgraduate Affairs Group (PsyPAG), United Kingdom. (£300)

Blackwell, J.E. (2016) Cognitive function and psychosocial well-being in school age children with narcolepsy. Narcolepsy UK, United Kingdom. (£2,000)

Blackwell, J.E. (2016) Psychosocial well-being and cognitive function in paediatric narcolepsy. The Max Hamilton Fund, University of Leeds, United Kingdom. (£500)

Nash, H.M., Weighall, A. R., Kellar, I. & Blackwell, J.E. (2015) Using a portable, objective measure of sleep to investigate the relationship between sleep, cognition and psychosocial well-being in paediatric narcolepsy. Child Brain Research ‘Seedcorn’ funding. (£7,500)

Blackwell, J.E. (2015) Psychosocial well-being and cognitive function in paediatric narcolepsy. The Max Hamilton Fund, University of Leeds, United Kingdom. (£500)

Blackwell, J.E. & Nash H.M (2015) Cognitive function and psychosocial well-being in school-age children with narcolepsy. Sufferers of Unique Narcolepsy Disorder (S.O.U.N.D), Republic of Ireland. (€3,000)

Jane Blackwell (October 2014- September 2017): Cognitive function and psychological well-being in school-age children with narcolepsy. University of Leeds Annual Research +3 Scholarship (2014) £53,514 supervised by Dr. Hannah Nash, Dr. Anna Weighall & Dr. Amanda Waterman.