Researcher in Social Science
Nisha is a mixed-methods Researcher in Social Science at Centre for Health, Law and Emerging Technologies (HeLEX) at University of Oxford. She is currently working on a collaboration with Nordic partners (Norway, Sweden and Iceland) on the Nordforsk funded project ‘Governance of Health Data in Cyberspace’. This aims to understand public and expert views about how data should be shared for secondary purposes and what implications this has for stakeholders with reference to new ways of capturing and using data. This work will identify the most appropriate mechanisms that should be applied to govern the sharing of data across different contexts.
Nisha has previously worked on the IMI (Innovative Medicines Initiative) funded project ‘European DIRECT (Diabetes Research on Patient Stratification)’, which investigated personalised medicine for Type II diabetes patients. She explored DIRECT’s research participants’ motivations and preferences for sharing their biomedical and genomic data beyond the end of the project.
She also led the Wellcome Trust funded project ‘Public Engagement for Biobanking Research’ (aka Waiting Room Project) to completion. This project investigated the opportunity to utilise time spent in clinic waiting rooms to engage public perceptions, through the use of digital technologies. It also explored views about key ethical issues about donating bio-samples and data for medical research.
Exploring mobile working in healthcare: clinical perspectives on transitioning to a mobile first culture of work
Shah N. et al, (2019), International Journal of Medical Informatics
Motivations for data sharing-views of research participants from four European countries: A DIRECT study.
Shah N. et al, (2019), Eur J Hum Genet
Sharing data for future research-engaging participants' views about data governance beyond the original project: a DIRECT Study.
Shah N. et al, (2018), Genet Med
Patient drawings of their melanoma: A novel approach to understanding symptom perception and appraisal prior to health care
Scott SE. et al, (2015), Psychology & Health, 30, 1035 - 1048
Towards changing healthcare workers' behaviour: a qualitative study exploring non-compliance through appraisals of infection prevention and control practices
Shah N. et al, (2015), Journal of Hospital Infection, 90, 126 - 134