SASH are a subsidiary of the Applied Research Centre for Health and Lifestyle Interventions (ARC-HLI) based at Coventry University. We maintain a health psychology focus and specialise in research and intervention development and evaluation applied to sexual health related issues. The group consists of academic and applied researchers.
• Undertaking research projects that inform and support applied work
• Designing theory and evidence based interventions
• Evaluating the feasibility and effectiveness of such interventions
• Using research evidence to inform and enhance sexual health service provision, education, and health promotion.
Dr. Katherine Brown: Reader in E-Health & Well-being Interventions
Julie Bayley: Senior Researcher
Katie Newby: Research Fellow
Professor Louise Wallace: Director of ARC-HLI
Alison Baxter: Research Assistant
Isher Kehal: Research Assistant
Jude Hancock: PhD student/Health Psychologist
SASH offer a range of consultancy services. The team has a wealth of experience undertaking all aspects of consultancy relating to adolescent sexual health. Please refer to our project page
to see examples of work undertaken on behalf of Primary Care Trusts (PCTs), local authorities and independent consultants across the Midlands.
Work undertaken includes, but is not restricted to:
• Theory and evidence-based intervention development
• Process and outcome evaluation
• Training and development needs assessments
• All aspects of qualitative and quantitative research to explore and better understand health behaviour
Featured consultancy work:
In 2011 we completed the Young People's Aspirations project for the Coventry and Warwickshire PCT. The research was extremely successful and we thank all those who took part in making this a very helpful and informative study. We received this thank you letter
for our work from the commissioners.