As the first and largest SARC in the country, our mission is to continue pioneering work in this field. We seek to promote excellence in care through developing research-based knowledge and undertaking evidence-based practice.
We are always keen to collaborate on worthwhile projects with academic, research or other clinical partners. If you have an interest in this area, contact our in-house researcher Dr Rabiya Majeed-Ariss. We look forward to hearing from you and discussing potential opportunities.
*Dr Rabiya Majeed-Ariss is the centre’s Research Associate.
Her contact information is as follows:
Tel: +44 (0) 161 701 2692 / E-mail: Rabiya.email@example.com
On-going research projects
- Strangulation and sexual violence. Dr Cath White, St Mary’s SARC Clinical Director.
- Sexual assault in context of domestic violence. Dr Cath White, St Mary’s SARC Clinical Director.
- Injuries amongst under 8’s who have disclosed abuse. Dr Cath White, St Mary’s SARC Clinical Director.
- Female street sex workers accessing St Mary’s SARC services. Dr Rabiya Majeed-Ariss, St Mary’s SARC Research Associate.
- Clients’ experiences of St Mary’s SARC. Dr Rabiya Majeed-Ariss, St Mary’s SARC Research Associate.
- St Mary SARC’s learning disability prevalence study: LDSQ. Dr Rabiya Majeed-Ariss, St Mary’s SARC Research Associate.
- Descriptive study of St Mary SARC’s CSE and CSA cases. Dr Rabiya Majeed-Ariss, St Mary’s SARC Research Associate.
- Experience of pre-trial therapy at St Mary’s SARC. Nicky Paris, St Mary’s SARC Counselling lead.
- Effectiveness and appropriateness of SARC video court room link: Dr Kate Cook, Manchester Law School, Manchester Metropolitan University
- Forensic Psychology & Mental Health Programme / Advanced Practice in Forensic Mental Health Programme MSc projects: Dr Naomi Humber & Dr Sandra Flynn, Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health, University of Manchester
- St Mary SARC staff’s vicarious trauma: Dr Miranda Horvath, Middlesex University and Ms Kristina Massey, Canterbury Christ Church University.
- First point of contact: An examination of practitioners' communication with victims of sexual assault who self-refer to St Mary’s SARC: Dr Michelle Mattison, Department of Psychology, University of Chester
- Journey of a St Mary’s SARC client with learning disabilities, NIHR RfPB bid: P.I. Prof Hugh McLaughlin, Research Institute for Health and Social Change, Manchester Metropolitan University
- Australian forensic medical unit’s learning disability prevalence study: LDSQ. Dr Maria Nittis and Dr Rosemary Isaacs, New South Wales Forensic Medical Unit Leads
- Staff survey and audit of forensic services delivered to clients with learning disabilities: Dr Angela Olsen, School of Midwifery Social Work and Social Sciences, University of Salford
- Systematic review of evidence around therapy for people with LD who have been abused: Dr Yolanda Martinez, National Institute for Health and Care Excellence