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Jennifer Brown
Programme Manager (DIAMONDS)



Jen joined the DIAMONDS team as Programme Manager in December 2019. As Programme Manager, her role includes oversight and coordination of the DIAMONDS work streams as well as collaboration with Patient and Public Involvement (PPI) representatives.

Jen holds a joint appointment with the Centre for Reviews and Dissemination where she has worked since 2011. She has published extensively with Cochrane Neonatal and Cochrane Common Mental Disorders and has a wealth of expertise in systematic review methods.


  • MSc Health Psychology

  • BA (Hons) Psychology

University roles

  • Founder and coordinator of the UoY EU Staff Forum.

  • Member of Social Sciences Athena SWAN Working Group (CRD)



Jen has a keen interest in mental health research in both common mental disorders and severe mental illness. Her methodological expertise gives her research skills that can be transferred to projects across a range of disciplines.

Jen has a particular interest in ways of disseminating research and research findings most effectively to a variety of audiences and stakeholders. She enjoys exploring novel ways of knowledge translation that go beyond traditional academic journals and conferences and include the use of podcasts, webinars, and social media.


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External activities

Editorial duties

  • Methods editor for Cochrane Common Mental Disorders

  • Associate member of NIHR HS&DR Funding Committee

Jennifer Brown

Contact details

Jennifer Brown
Programme Manager (DIAMONDS)

Tel: 01904 32(1662)