Dr Áine Aventin is a research fellow at the School of Nursing and Midwifery, Queen’s University Belfast. She is a social psychologist and social research methodologist with expertise in the development, evaluation and implementation of complex interventions for adolescents. She has a particular interest in the use of new technologies for encouraging engagement in positive health-related behaviour. She is currently trial manager of the Jack Trial, a RCT feasibility study of a new film based educational intervention designed to increase adolescents' intentions to avoid unintended pregnancy http://www.qub.ac.uk/sites/IfIWereJack/
The Jack Trial was funded by the National Institute for Health Research Public Health Research (NIHR PHR) Programme (project number 12/153/26)”. PHR Protocol - project ref: 12/153/26. The views and opinions expressed in this article are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect those of the NIHR PHR Programme or the Department of Health.