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Research fellow, University of Manchester

Lamiece is mixed methods health services researcher. In February 2018, she won a mid-career UKRI fellowship with Health Data Research UK ( This is a 3 year award in which Lamiece will develop skills in natural language processing for the purposes of analysing unstructured social media data to distill insights about public opinions on health and care.

Previously Lamiece worked on Connected Health Cities, a £20m DH-funded project that aims to unite local health data and advanced technology to improve health services for patients in Northern England. She has also worked for the Health eResearch Centre, part of the UK-wide Farr Institute for Health Informatics, establlishing public involvement mechanisms (most notably, the H@PPI forum) and championing participatory research throughout the Centre.

She has expertise in public engagement and involvement, epidemiology, surveys and qualitative methods. Her areas of interest include citizen science, co-production and public opinion on the reuse of health data.


  • 2018–present
    Research fellow, The University of Manchester


  • 2012 
    The University of Manchester, PhD

Grants and Contracts

  • 2018
    Social listening: Applying natural language processing methods to social media data to yield actionable analytics for health and care services
    Research Fellow
    Funding Source:
    Medical Research Council
  • 2017
    The Wearable Clinic: Connecting Health, Self and Care
    Funding Source:
    Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council