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Liz Newbronner
Research Fellow



Liz joined the Mental Health and Addiction Research Group as a Research Fellow in June 2017. She started her career as an NHS manager, working in mental health, community and older peoples’ services, and then worked as an independent health and social care researcher and evaluator for several years. She is currently studying for a PhD (part time) in the Department of Health Sciences, looking at the health of UK Thalidomide survivors as they age.


  • MA (Geography) University of Cambridge
  • MBA (Health and Social Services) University of Leeds



Liz’s research interests focus on disability, long term conditions and multi-morbidity in middle and later life. She has a particular interest in rare/lifelong impairments and mental health, and in the role of and support for family carers.


Research group(s)

Liz Newbronner

External activities

Invited talks and conferences

  • 'Findings from a health and wellbeing survey of UK Thalidomide survivors'. International Symposium on Thalidomide Embryopathy. Tokyo 2015.

Contact details

Liz Newbronner
Research Fellow

Tel: 01904 32(1630)