Early Career Research Fellow, University of Hertfordshire

Dr Jennifer Lynch is an Early Career Research Fellow in the Centre for Research into Primary and Community Care (CRIPACC) at University of Hertfordshire. She researches support for people living with dementia and their carers, and has a particular interest in how technology can be applied as part of this support.

She has an overarching interest in the use of technology to support community health and social care provision, having compelted a PhD in telecare and telehealth services for older people with complex health conditions and disabilities, and people with learning disabilities in supported living accommodation. She is working on a number of projects related to technologies in health care, including leading a case study on the Wellcome Trust funded Studies in Co-creating Assisted Living Solutions (SCALS): https://www.phc.ox.ac.uk/scals

Dr Lynch is also involved in research into policy and interventions at the UK border relating to human trafficking. She has undertaken empirical research with UK Border Force investigating anti-trafficking initiatives, employing interdisciplinary perspectives from criminology, law and ethics.


  • 2016–present
    Research Fellow, University of Hertfordshire
  • 2014–2016
    Research Fellow, University of Warwick