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Anne Krayer

Member, CFMHAS

Research Officer, School of Social Sciences

MSc, PhD
Bangor University

a.krayer@bangor.ac.uk

01248 388775

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Overview

Anne Krayer has a background in public health and health promotion and completed her PhD in 2009. She joined the Centre for Applied Research and Evaluation Sciences in 2008 after having worked for the Institute of Food, Active Living and Nutrition, Cymru (IFANC) for four years. Anne is now part of the team of the newly formed Centre for Mental Health and Society. Anne has worked on a range of projects including a project looking at service provision for carers of people with mental health problems. She has been involved in producing a training pack and associated workshops to support reviewer competence amongst members of the research governance and/or ethical review committees in the area of health and social care.

Anne has recently completed a project looking at the needs of individuals with mental health and substance misuse problems.

She is also involved in teaching at the School of Social Sciences.

Appointments

Research Officer, School of Social Sciences, Bangor University

Publications

Journal articles

Seddon, D., Krayer, A., Robinson, C., Woods, B. & Tommis, Y (2013). Care coordination: translating policy into practice for older people. Quality in Ageing and Older Adults, 14 (2), earlycite.

Hartfiel N, Havenhand J, Khalsa SB, Clarke G, Krayer A. (2011) The effectiveness of yoga for the improvement of well-being and resilience to stress in the workplace. Scandinavian Journal of Work and Environmental Health, 37(1), 70-76.

Krayer, A., Ingledew, D. & Iphofen, R. (2008) Social comparison and body image in adolescence: A grounded theory approach. Health Education Research Journal, 23(5), 892-903.

Books

Iphofen, R., Krayer, A. & C. Robinson (2009) Reviewing and reading research. From ideas to findings. Bangor: Bangor University. ISBN 978-1-84220-120-6

Research reports

Krayer, A., Robinson, CA, Poole, R & Wolfendale, C (2013) Service provision for people with mental health and substance misuse problems – the relationship between stigma and social exclusion. Final Report to the National Institue for Social Care and Health Research.

Seddon, D., Krayer, A., Robinson, C.A., Gwilym, H., McKeown, G. and Hodrien, C. (2012) Adult survivors and their families: current needs and service responses. Final Report to the National Institute for Social Care and Health Research.

Robinson, CA, Seddon, D, Krayer, A, Tommis, Y, Roberts, A, Gray, B (2011) Carers for people with mental health problems: needs assessment to service provision. Final Report to

Krayer, A., Paisley, C. & Robinson, C. (2007) Evaluation of the Food and Fitness Grant Scheme in Wales. Report to Welsh Assembly Government Health Promotion Division

Paisley, C., Krayer, A., Evans, A., Robinson, C., Reeves, C., Davies, D., Roberts, K. & Roa, J. (2006) Pupils’ food choices and the factors influencing choice in primary and secondary schools in Wales. Report to Welsh Assembly Government and Food Standards Agency Wales.

Krayer, A., Paisley, C. & Lloyd, S. (2006) Nutrition training needs in primary care. Report to Welsh Assembly Government and the Food Standards Agency Wales.

Krayer, A., Paisley, C. & Robinson, C (2004) Community project evaluation pack. Produced for the Welsh Assembly Government.

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Research

Research Interests
  • Interface between health and social care;
  • Mental health service provision;
  • Narrative approaches

 

Current projects

Vulnerable adults and anti-social behaviour: an exploration of current practice. (Krayer, A., Robinson, C.A., Poole, R., Jones, B., Isaacs, M., Foulkes, T. & Lacy, F.). Funded by NISCHR (£169,495), 2013-2015.

Completed projects

Anti-Social Behaviour Incidence System: Narrative Research (Krayer, A. & Jones, B.). Funded by the Strategic Insight Programme, Classic SIP (£2,500) & Reverse SIP ((£2,000), 2012. 

Service provision for people with mental health and substance misuse problems - the relationship between stigma and social exclusion (Robinson, CA, Krayer, A, Poole, R, Wolfendale, C). Funded by NISCHR (£109,863), 2011/2012.

Adult survivors and their families. Current needs and service responses (Seddon, D, Robinson, CA, Gwilym, H, McKeown, G). Funded by WORD (£123,391), 2010/2011. (Researcher)

Carers for people with mental health problems: needs assessment to service provision (Robinson, C A, Seddon, D and Bowen, S). Funded by the Big Lottery health and social care research fund, (£297,000), 2005-2010. (Researcher)

Unified Assessment in Wales: older people with complex needs and their families. (Seddon, D, Robinson, C A, Tommis, Y and Woods, B). Funded by WORD (£168,178), 2008/2010. (Researcher)

Enhancing Research Review Skills in Research Governance (Iphofen, R. and Robinson, C A). Funded by Consortia of Local Authorities in Midland and South and South East England, (£34,326), 2008/09. (Editor and contributor)

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Activities

Presentations
  • Does stigma have an impact on service provision for people with mental health and substance misuse problems? Invited presentation at the North Wales Mental Health and Learning Disability Research Conference, May 2013, Bangor University.
  • Adult survivors & their families: current needs & service responses. Invited presentation at the Bradford Specialist Sexual Violence & Abuse Advisory Group, Emerging Science and Voices Conference: A conference exploring recovery opportunities & evidenced outcomes, Jan 2013, University of Bradford.
  • Mental health and the police: challenges and opportunities. Invited presentation at the North Wales Forensic Psychiatry Educational Day Oct 2012, North Wales.
  • The Crossroads of Mental Health and Substance Misuse Provision: Intersectional Influences on the Individual. Belonging and Ethnicity Research Group Conference June 2012, Bangor University.
  • Supporting carers for people with mental health problems. Needs assessment to service provision. 5th international carers conference. New frontiers in caring 2010 and beyond, July 2010, Leeds.
  • Social comparison appraisals of media images in adolescence. Annual Conference of the Centre for Appearance Research, Bristol (Appearance matters 3), July 2008, Bristol.

 

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Students

Supervision

Masters:

  • Evaluation of Infant feeding counselling for the Prevention of Mother-to-Child Transmission of HIV (PMTCT) Programme in Tanzania
  • Individual experience of food poverty: the role of food banks

 

Teaching

Course Director: MA Policy Research and Evaluation

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