Jen Dawe

Jen Dawe


  • PPL

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2022 - 2023 - Research associate, HSC - Project is a qualitative study into the experiences and support needs of unaffected siblings and parents of individuals with Prader-Willi Syndrome

2020 - 2021 - Associate tutor, PPL (LCS, politics), SWK

2019 - 2022 - PhD student, LCS, PPL, HSC - Project was a qualitative linguistic analysis of communications between therapists and clients during counselling interactions

2019 - 2020 - Senior research associate, UEA health and social care partners, HSC, FMH - Project was mixed method study into wellbeing and mental health interventions for health and social care staff

2015 - 2016; 2017 - 2018 - Associate tutor, PSY

2013 - 2014 - MSc, PSY (child and family focus)

2007 - 2010 - BSc, PSY.

Teaching Interests

Associate tutor on following modules at UEA:

Level 4

LCS - Language, culture and interpersonal communication

SWK - Introduction to sociological thought

POL - Introduction to political communication 

PSY - Self and society

PSY - Psychology of the individual.

Level 5 - 

PSY - Developmental psychology

PSY - Personality and individual differences

PSY - Cognitive and biological psychology

PSY - Social psychology

PSY - Conceptual and historical issues in psychology

PSY - Applied psychological sciences.

Level 6 - 

PPL - Discourse and power: advanced language analysis

PSY - Relationship and family psychology.


I have also worked in industry since 2002, including with the following organisations:

NHS - mental health and wellbeing team, and implementing mental health recovery through organisational change team

Norfolk Constabulary - public protection unit, and major investigations team

Children and family court advisory and support service

Norfolk County Council - youth team, and education team 

Assist Trust service for adults with learning difficulties

The Shoebox social enterprise

Circle Living - social housing team

BabyCentre - parenting and pregnancy information and advice website.