Lynsay is a Honorary Research Fellow on the LAVA trial, comparing the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of laparoscopic hysterectomy with abdominal hysterectomy. Lynsay undertakes the qualitative process evaluation addressing the acceptability and feasibility of the trial to women and health care professionals.
For more info on LAVA please see www.bham.ac.uk/lava
Lynsay’s main research interest is on the area of ‘menstrual health and mental health’, with particular interest in premenstrual disorders e.g., premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD).
Lynsay was recently awarded funding to co-develop a research agenda for PMDD alongside stakeholders. This project begins in March 2022.
Lynsay is currently supervising two Master of Public Health students, investigating the association between PMDD and eating behaviours.
MRC/NIHR Framework for Developing and Evaluating Complex Interventions:
Lynsay is a co-author on the new framework, funded and published by the MRC and NIHR. The framework (and it’s accompanying summary paper in the BMJ) provide a guide for developing and evaluating complex interventions, and will be used by researchers, health practitioners, funders and journal editors to shape the future of complex intervention research.
ORCID ID: 0000-0002-5760-1080