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Biography

Dr Rachel Locke is Senior Research Officer in the University's Health and Wellbeing Research Group. She is an experienced researcher and evaluator who designs research, carries out fieldwork and data analysis, and has successfully bid for external funding (see below).

Rachel is a tutor on the MA Medical Education, leading on the dissertation module and supervising dissertation and doctoral students. She is a member of the Medical Education Research Centre and works with a network of commissioners in medical education. She mentors researchers external to the University who are engaged with data analysis and dissemination. She is an external research associate for the General Medical Council and on the editorial board as an associate editor for The Clinical Teacher.

Areas of expertise

Professional educational practice and support.

Publications

Books

  • Bayliss V, Locke R and Salter E, (2009) Continence Care Pathways. Wiley Blackwell, Oxford.

Chapters in edited books

  • Sausman C, and Locke R, (2007) The Changing role of the British Senior Civil Service: Challenge and Reform, in: Page E C; Wright V (eds) From the Active to the Enabling State: the changing role of top officials in European Nations. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.

Journal articles

Reports

Recent conferences

  • Locke R, Scallan S, Ozguler B and Caesar S, The learning trajectory of medical appraisers: Community of practice and professional identiy in medical appraisal, Paper presentation, BERA Conference, 13- 15 September 2016, University of Leeds
  • Locke R. Lees, A and Scallan. S: Prevention of harmful stress amongst doctors, Poster presentation, RCGP Conference, 6-8 October, 2016 Harrogate.
  • Locke R, Scallan S, Ozguler B and Caesar S, Community of practice and professional identity in medical appraisal, Poster presentation, RCGP Conference, 6-8 October, 2016 Harrogate.
  • Locke R, Scallan. S, Mann R, Alexander, G and Kibble, S. Effective strategies used by doctors with dyslexia in the workplace, Poster presentation, RCGP Conference, 6-8 October, 2016 Harrogate
  • Masding M, Odbert R, Locke R, Scallan S and Lees A (2015) Tasters in general practice: GP ST3 trainees mentoring FY1s, NACT UK Foundation Programme Sharing Good Practice Event (March)
  • Locke R, Scallan S, Mann R and Alexander G (2014) Doctors with dyslexia: a systematic review of effective workarounds, Centre for Hampshire Collaboration for Health Research and Education launch event (September), the University of Winchester, and RCGP Annual Conference (October)
  • Mountfield J, Donovan L, Ball K, Locke R and Scallan S (2014) Recognising and reducing stress in the transition from medical student to foundation trainee, Centre for Hampshire Collaboration for Health Research and Education launch event (September), the University of Winchester, and BMA International Conference on Physician Health, Milestones and Transitions (September) and RCGP Annual Conference (October)
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