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Bonnie Millar

Clinical Trial Manager, Faculty of Medicine & Health Sciences

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Biography

Bonnie Millar is the Clinical Trial Manager in an early-phase clinical trial of a mood monitoring app (TrueBlue) for people in the perinatal period. The study has NHS ethics approval and represents a collaboration between the University of Nottingham, BlueSkeye AI, Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS FT and Nottingham University Hospitals FT. Bonnie graduated from Trinity College Dublin where she completed a Bachelor of Arts in English Language and Literature. She then studied at the University of Nottingham where she completed an M.A. in Medieval English and later gained her PhD in English Studies in 2000 by examining the fourteenth-century alliterative romance entitled the "Siege of Jerusalem" in its social, literary and historical contexts. In 2014 she received an additional M.A. in English Language and Literature from Trinity College Dublin. During and following the completion of her PhD, Bonnie held tutorships at the W.E.A., University of Nottingham and the University of Leicester, before becoming audit and compliance co-ordinator at Central College (formerly Castle College). She holds postgraduate qualifications in Management and Teaching. She joined the NIHR Nottingham Hearing Biomedical Research Unit in 2014 to work on the QUIET-1 clinical trial, co-ordinating recruitment and trial activities. In 2016-7 Bonnie brought together her expertise in critical theory, research methodology, textual analysis and audit to facilitate the transfer of research data pertaining to studies conducted within the Tinnitus etiology and management research area into a single research data repository. In addition she has a proven record in scoping reviews, working as part of the Clinical Hearing Sciences team on literature reviews pertaining to Cisplatin and Carboplatin induced ototoxicity. Bonnie Millar was previously the Musculoskeletal Project Manager for the NIHR Nottingham Biomedical Research Centre, NIHR Nottingham Biomedical Research Centre MSK Communications Lead and Recruitment Co-ordinator for the Pain Centre Versus Arthritis.

Expertise Summary

Bonnie has extensive knowledge of audit and compliance policies and procedures and ensures the correct guidelines are adhered to. She has delivered and supported a range of successful processes to improve quality assurance and to ensure data can be both reconciled and validated. She joined the NIHR Nottingham Hearing Biomedical Research Unit in 2014 to work on the multi-centre clinical trial QUIET-1 co-ordinating recruitment and trial activities, whilst maintaining the investigator site file.

She has authored a critical study of the Siege of Jerusalem, and publishes on alliterative poetry, medieval romances, gender theory, medical humanities and sound studies. Recent publications include a paper entitled "Hero or Jester: Gawain in Middle English Romances and Ballads" in Le Personnage de Gauvain dans la literature européenne du Moyen Âge ed. Marie-Françoise Alamichel, a chapter on "Key Critics,Concepts & Topics" in the Continuum Handbook of Medieval British Literature, "A Measure of Courtliness: Sir Gawain and the Carl of Carlisle" in Cultures Courtoises en Mouvement: Proceedings of the Thirteenth Congress of the International Society of Courtly Literature and contributions to the Facts on File Companion to Pre-1600 British Poetry.

Bonnie brought together her expertise in critical theory, research methodology, textual analysis and audit to facilitate the transfer of research data pertaining to studies conducted within the Tinnitus etiology and management research area into a single research data repository. In addition she has a proven record in scoping reviews, working as part of the Clinical Hearing Sciences team on literature reviews pertaining to Cisplatin and Carboplatin induced ototoxicity.

Currently, she is mananaging an early-phase clinical trial of a mood monitoring app (TrueBlue) for people in the perinatal period. She over ten years experience in running clinical research studies and randomised controlled trials. In addition, she is an experienced project manager with a strong work ethic. She is an effective decision maker, demonstrated in project leadership during multi-site studies. Bonnie is actively involved in disability studies, medical humanities, story-telling for health and qualitative research.

Research Summary

In 2016-7 Bonnie brought together her expertise in critical theory, research methodology, textual analysis and audit to facilitate the transfer of research data pertaining to studies conducted within… read more

Recent Publications

Current Research

In 2016-7 Bonnie brought together her expertise in critical theory, research methodology, textual analysis and audit to facilitate the transfer of research data pertaining to studies conducted within the Tinnitus etiology and management research area into a single research data repository. In addition she has a proven record in scoping reviews, working as part of the Clinical Hearing Sciences team on literature reviews pertaining to Cisplatin and Carboplatin induced ototoxicity. Currently, she is managing an early-phase clinical trial of a mood monitoring app (TrueBlue) for people in the perinatal period. She over ten years experience in running clinical research studies and randomised controlled trials. In addition, she is an experienced project manager with a strong work ethic. She is an effective decision maker, demonstrated in project leadership during multi-site studies. Bonnie is actively involved in disability studies, medical humanities, story-telling for health and qualitative research. Further Details.

Past Research

She has authored a critical study of the Siege of Jerusalem, and publishes on alliterative poetry, medieval romances, gender theory, medical humanities and sound studies. Recent publications include a paper entitled "Hero or Jester: Gawain in Middle English Romances and Ballads" in Le Personnage de Gauvain dans la literature européenne du Moyen Âge ed. Marie-Françoise Alamichel, a chapter on "Key Critics,Concepts & Topics" in the Continuum Handbook of Medieval British Literature, "A Measure of Courtliness: Sir Gawain and the Carl of Carlisle" in Cultures Courtoises en Mouvement: Proceedings of the Thirteenth Congress of the International Society of Courtly Literature and "Naming and Un-naming: Cynewulf's Runic Signatures" in La construcció d'identitats imaginades.

She is co-author of several reports including Cognitive Impairment and Self-Reported Dementia in UK Retired Professional Soccer Players and A Cross Sectional Comparative Study and Fidelity assessment of nurse-led non-pharmacological package of care for knee pain in the package development phase of a feasibility randomised controlled trial based in secondary care: a mixed methods study.

Future Research

Future research will focus on patient stories, the communication needs of those living with chronic illnesses recruitment into research studies and engaging the public with research.

  • WENDY J CHAPLIN, DANIEL F MCWILLIAMS, BONNIE S MILLAR, JOHN R F GLADMAN and DAVID A WALSH, 2023. The bidirectional relationship between chronic joint pain and frailty: data from the Investigating Musculoskeletal Health and Wellbeing cohort BMC Geriatrics. Article number: 273 (2023)
  • TARA-MEI POVALL MACNAB, SHIMA ESPAHBODI, EEF HOGERVORST, AHMED THANOON, GWEN SASCHA FERNANDES, BONNIE MILLAR, ASHLEY DUNCAN, MARIA GOODWIN, MARK BATT, COLIN W. FULLER, GORDON FULLER, EAMONN FERGUSON, TOBIAS BAST and MICHAEL DOHERTY, 2023. Cognitive Impairment and Self-Reported Dementia in UK Retired Professional Soccer Players: A Cross Sectional Comparative Study Sports Medicine - Open. 9, 43
  • AKIN-AKINYOSOYE, K, JAMES, RJE, MCWILLIAMS, DF., MILLAR, B, DAS NAIR, R, FERGUSON E and WALSH, DA, 2021. The Central Aspects of Pain in the Knee (CAP-Knee) questionnaire; a mixed-methods study of a self-report instrument for assessing central mechanisms in people with knee pain. Osteoarthritis & Cartilage. 29, 802-814
  • MILLAR B, MCWILLIAMS DF, ABHISHEK A, AKIN-AKINYOSOYE K, AUER DP, CHAPMAN V, DOHERTY M, FERGUSON E, GLADMAN JRF, GREENHAFF P, STOCKS J, VALDES AM and WALSH DA, 2020. Investigating musculoskeletal health and wellbeing; a cohort study protocol. BMC musculoskeletal disorders. 21(1), 182
  • HALL, MICHELLE, FULLER, AMY, NOMIKOS, POLYKARPOS ANGELOS, MILLAR, BONNIE, OGOLLAH, REUBEN, VALDES, ANA, GREENHAFF, PAUL, DAS NAIR, ROSHAN, DOHERTY, MICHAEL, WALSH, DAVID A. and ABHISHEK, A., 2020. East Midlands knee pain multiple randomised controlled trial cohort study: cohort establishment and feasibility study protocol BMJ OPEN. 10(9),
  • MILLAR, BONNIE, 2017. St Erkenwald' and the Spectacle of Noise Sounding Out!.
  • BONNIE MILLAR, 2017. DIS/ENABLING COURTESY AND CHIVALRY IN THE MIDDLE ENGLISH AND EARLY MODERN GAWAIN ROMANCES AND BALLADS. In: APPROACHING FACIAL DIFFERENCE: PAST AND PRESENT Bloomsbury. (In Press.)
  • MILLAR, BONNIE, 2015. NAMING AND UN-NAMING IN CYNEWULF’S RUNIC SIGNATURES. In: La construcció d'identitats imaginades 37-63
  • MILLAR, BONNIE, 2015. Hero or Jester: Gawain in Middle English Romances and Ballads'. In: Le Personnage de Gauvain dans la litterature du europeenne moyen age
  • MILLAR, BONNIE, 2015. The Turke and Sir Gawain: The Frontiers of Courtliness and Chivalry'. In: Parodies courtoises, parodies de la courtoisie Classiques Garnier.
  • MILLAR, BONNIE, 2011. A Measure of Courtliness: Sir Gawain and the Carl of Carlisle”. In: Cultures Courtoises en Mouvement: Proceedings of the Thirteenth Congress of the International Society of Courtly Literature
  • MILLAR, BONNIE, 2009. Key Critics, Topics and Concepts. In: The Medieval British Literary Handbook A&C Black.
  • MILLAR, BONNIE, 2008. Gawain, Arthur and the Loathly Lady: Overcoming physical and ethical monstrosity. In: ACTES DU 22e CONGRÈS DE LA SOCIÉTÉ INTERNATIONALE ARTHURIENNE, RENNES, 2008 edited by Denis Hüe, Anne Delamaire and Christine Ferlampin-Acher 1-10
  • MILLAR, BONNIE, 2008. THE SOWDENE OF BABYLONE. In: A COMPANION TO PRE-1600 BRITISH POETRY edited by Michelle M. Sauer. Facts on File.
  • MILLAR, BONNIE, 2008. ARTHURIAN LITERATURE. In: A COMPANION TO PRE-1600 BRITISH POETRY edited by Michelle M. Sauer. Facts on File.
  • MILLAR, BONNIE, 2008. PIERS PLOWMAN: PROLOGUE. In: A COMPANION TO PRE-1600 BRITISH POETRY edited by Michelle M. Sauer. Facts on File.
  • MILLAR, BONNIE, 2008. PIERS PLOWMAN: PASSUS I. In: A COMPANION TO PRE-1600 BRITISH POETRY edited by Michelle M. Sauer Facts on File.
  • MILLAR, BONNIE, 2008. PIERS PLOWMAN: PASSUS II. In: A COMPANION TO PRE-1600 BRITISH POETRY edited by Michelle M. Sauer. Facts on File.
  • MILLAR-HEGGIE, BONNIE, 2002. Sanctity, Savagery and Saracens in Capystranus: Fifteenth Century Christian-Ottoman Relations Al-Masaq: Islam and the Medieval Mediterranean. 14(2), 113-121
  • MILLAR, BONNIE, 2000. The Siege of Jerusalem in its physical, literary and historical contexts Four Courts Pr Ltd.
  • MILLAR, BONNIE, 2000. A study of the Siege of Jerusalem in its physical, literary and historical contexts
  • MILLAR, BONNIE, 1999. The Role of Prophecy in the Siege of Jerusalem and its Analogues The Yearbook of Langland Studies. 153-178
  • MILLAR, BONNIE, 1998. “RICHARD THE REDELES” AND THE CONCEPT OF ADVICE Reading Medieval Studies. 24,
  • BONNIE MILLAR, HEARING DIFFERENTLY: MEDICAL, MODERN AND MEDIEVAL APPROACHES TO SOUND. In: LESA SCHOLL, ed., Medicine and What it Means to be Human Routledge. (In Press.)
  • BONNIE MILLAR, A PLACE FOR EVERYTHING AND EVERYTHING IN ITS PLACE: THE PRACTICALITIES OF RANDOMISED CLINICAL TRIALS in ENT and Audiology News 25:5. November/December 2016.
  • BONNIE MILLAR, TAMING THE PAPERWORK MOUNTAIN: THE LOGISTICS OF A RANDOMISED CLINICAL TRIAL in Audacity. May 2016.

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