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Stefan Rennick-Egglestone

Senior Research Fellow, Faculty of Medicine & Health Sciences



Dr Stefan Rennick-Egglestone is a mental health researcher in the Institute of Mental Health and the School of Health Sciences. All of his publications can be found on his Google Scholar profile.

Stefan co-ordinates the Narrative Experience Online (NEON) study, which was funded by the NIHR to evaluate whether access to a collection of online mental health recovery narratives can help people affected by mental health problems. He is an investigator on the KLIFAD study, funded by the NIHR to evaluate whether access to alcohol misuse recovery narrative can amplify the effects of alcohol treatment services. He has been funded by NHS England to examine how patient feedback describing positive experiences of health service treatment can support health service quality improvement.

From Spring 2023 onwards, Stefan will lead a strand of substantial strand of work on engaging citizens directly in mental health research, as a collaboration with the Nottingham Biomedical Research Centre.

Stefan has supervised completed PhDs on:

Enhancing collaboration between diverse team members (Dr Zenah al-Kubaisi, School of Computer Sciences)

Development of an asynchronous peer support intervention for men with unipolar depression, delivered by smartphone (Dr Sarah Brydges, School of Pharmacy)

He is currently supervising PhDs on the characteristics of mental health recovery narratives (Joy Llewellyn-Beardsley, School of Health Sciences), and on the relationship between poetry and psychosis (Mark Pearson, School of Education). He is an external advisor for a PhD on experiences of music and psychosis (Mark Rowles, Royal College of Music).

Stefan regularly teaches on the MA in Trauma Studies in the School of Education.

He was previously a Human-Computer Interaction Research Fellow in the School of Computer Science, where he led a module on inclusive technology design.

Stefan's PhD looked at how to tailor healthcare technologies to the individual needs of people who had experienced a brain injury.

Expertise Summary

Systematic reviews

Online trials

Lived experience narratives in healthcare

Healthcare technologies

Design research methods

Teaching Summary

Stefan is an Associate Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.

He regularly teaches on the MA Trauma Studies in the School of Education.

He was the module convenor for G53NMD New Media Design from 2013-2016. G53NMD focused on teaching inclusive design practices to BSc and MSc Computer Science students.

Stefan has supervised five MSc or BSc research projects.

Research Summary

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Recent Publications

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