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Kirsty is an Associate Professor in Speech and Language Therapy, having moved to UEA in January 2020.
She qualified as a speech and language therapist in 2002 after completing the MMedSci at the University of Sheffield. She has worked in numerous clinical settings, spanning acute, neurological rehabilitation and adult community. In her last clinical post she was the team lead for a busy community neurological SLT service in east London, where she especially enjoyed supporting people with communication and swallowing disorders resulting from progressive neurological disease. She is the module lead for Motor Speech Disorders and also for the third year Professional Education module.
She has research interests in dysphagia, progressive neurological conditions and clinical practice, especially looking at the gap between student and newly qualified practitioner.
Present: Senior Lecturer, UEA (January, 2020 - present)
Present: Honorary Lecturer, City, University of London (January, 2020 - present)
Senior Lecturer, City, University of London, (August, 2016)
Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (October, 2015)
Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (2011)
Lecturer, City, University of London (September 2008 - July 2016)
Senior Specialist Speech and Language Therapist, Waltham Forest Primary Care Trust (Adult Community Team Lead) 2005-2008
Developing Specialist Speech and Language Therapist, Homerton Foundation Trust Hospital, City and Hackney PCT (Brain Injury Rehabilitation and Adult Community Neurology), 2004-2005
Speech and Language Therapist, Waltham Forest PCT (Special Schools, Adult Acute Hospital), 2002-2004
PG Diploma in Academic Practice in Higher Education (Distinction), City, University of London, 2014.
MMedSci Clinical Communication Studies (Distinction), University of Sheffield, 2002.
BA (Hons) English Language and Linguistics (2:1), University of York, 1999.
City, University of London
Award Date: 1 May 2014
Master in Science, University of Sheffield
Award Date: 1 Sep 2002
Bachelor of Arts, University of York
Award Date: 31 Jul 1999
Honorary Lecturer, City, University of London
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CommunicationHarrison, K., Marshall, J., Hilari, K. & Cruice, M., Apr 2019, Acute Stroke Nursing. Williams, J., Perry, L. & Watkins, C. (eds.). Second ed. Wiley, p. 153-171 19 p.
Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceeding › Chapter
Volume based feeding versus rate based feeding in the critically ill: A UK studyBharal, M., Morgan, S., Husain, T., Hilari, K., Morawiec, C., Harrison, K., Bassett, P. & Culkin, A., 1 Nov 2019, In: Journal of the Intensive Care Society. 20, 4, p. 299-308 10 p.
Research output: Contribution to journal › Article › peer-reviewOpen Access4 Citations (Scopus)
Feeding infants on high flow nasal cannula oxygen therapy: Exploration of speech-language pathologists’ decision-making processesWade, R., Harrison, K. & Harding, C., 3 Nov 2018, In: Journal of Clinical Practice in Speech-Language Pathology. 20, 3, p. 121-129 9 p.
Research output: Contribution to journal › Article › peer-reviewOpen Access
A systematic review of the impact of stroke on social support and social networks: associated factors and patterns of changeNorthcott, S., Moss, B., Harrison, K. & Hilari, K., 1 Aug 2016, In: Clinical Rehabilitation. 30, 8, p. 811-831 21 p.
Research output: Contribution to journal › Article › peer-reviewOpen Access141 Citations (Scopus)
Communication between children and carers during mealtimesHarding, C., Wade, C. & Harrison, K., Oct 2013, In: Journal of Research in Special Educational Needs. 13, 4, p. 242-250 9 p.
Research output: Contribution to journal › Article › peer-review9 Citations (Scopus)