Dr Amy Nimegeer

  • Research Associate (MRC/CSO Social & Public Health Sciences Unit)

Biography

Amy joined the University as a Research Associate with the MRC/CSO Social and Public Health Sciences Unit in January of 2014, where she works within the Informing Healthy Public Policy team.

Amy’s research interests include methods of knowledge translation and exchange in a health context, health and place, the use of novel qualitative methods, and the role media and social media in disseminating health evidence. She is currently the lead researcher on the project ‘Framing of evidence and the zika virus in the UK media’ . Amy is also involved in developing and testing the Understanding Health Research tool, as well as carrying out international collaborative research with colleagues in Sweden and the United States that investigates comparative representations of childhood obesity in the media.

Amy is a UKCGE Recognised Research Supervisor. She currently supervises three PhD students on topics related to severe obesity, qualitative exploration of male bereavement, and communication of evidence about Lyme disease in Scotland.


Publications

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Number of items: 16.

2019

Nimegeer, A. , Patterson, C. and Hilton, S. (2019) Media framing of childhood obesity: a content analysis of UK newspapers from 1996-2014. BMJ Open, 9(4), e025646. (doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2018-025646) (PMID:30948586) (PMCID:PMC6500306)

2018

Phipps, R., Mitchell, K. , Nimegeer, A. and Hilton, S. (2018) Reflections on Using Creative Methods as Part of a Person Centred Approach to Interviewing Fathers Whose Partners Have Died. BSA 50th Anniversary Medical Sociology Conference, Glasgow, UK, 12-14 Sep 2018.

van Hooft, J., Patterson, C. , Löf, M., Alexandrou, C., Hilton, S. and Nimegeer, A. (2018) Media framing and construction of childhood obesity: a content analysis of Swedish newspapers. Obesity Science and Practice, 4(1), pp. 4-13. (doi:10.1002/osp4.150) (PMID:29479459) (PMCID:PMC5818738)

Nimegeer, A. , Thomson, H. , Foley, L., Hilton, S. , Crawford, F. and Ogilvie, D. (2018) Experiences of connectivity and severance in the wake of a new motorway: implications for health and well-being. Social Science and Medicine, 197, pp. 78-86. (doi:10.1016/j.socscimed.2017.11.049) (PMID:29222998) (PMCID:PMC5777829)

2017

Nimegeer, A. , Lof, M., Patterson, C. , van Hooft, J. and Hilton, S. (2017) Mainstream Print Media Representations of Childhood Obesity in the United Kingdom and Sweden. 10th European Public Health Conference Sustaining Resilient and Healthy Communities, Stockholm, Sweden, 1-4 Nov 2017. (doi:10.1093/eurpub/ckx187.399)

Ogilvie, D. et al. (2017) Health impacts of the M74 urban motorway extension: a mixed-method natural experimental study. Public Health Research, 5(3), (doi:10.3310/phr05030) (PMID:28459514)

2016

Ogilvie, D. et al. (2016) Health Impacts of the M74 Urban Motorway Extension: A Natural Experimental Study. Public Health Science: A National Conference Dedicated to New Research in UK Public Health, Cardiff, Wales, 26 Nov 2016. S5. (doi:10.1016/S0140-6736(16)32241-3)

Olsen, J. R. et al. (2016) Effects of new motorway infrastructure on active travel in the local population: a retrospective repeat cross-sectional study in Glasgow, Scotland. International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity, 13, 77. (doi:10.1186/s12966-016-0403-9) (PMID:27387206) (PMCID:PMC4936278)

Nimegeer, A. , Farmer, J., Munoz, S. A. and Currie, M. (2016) Community participation for rural healthcare design: description and critique of a method. Health and Social Care in the Community, 24(2), pp. 175-183. (doi:10.1111/hsc.12196) (PMID:25684597)

Nimegeer, A. and Farmer, J. (2016) Prioritising rural authenticity: community members' use of discourse in rural healthcare participation and why it matters. Journal of Rural Studies, 43, pp. 94-103. (doi:10.1016/j.jrurstud.2015.11.006)

Hilton, S. , Patterson, C. and Nimegeer, A. (2016) Understanding Health Research: Developing an Online Intervention to Bridge the Communicative Gap Between Academics and Consumers of Research Evidence. Qualitative Methods Conference, Glasgow, UK, 3-5 May 2016. (doi:10.1177/1609406916672113)

2014

Roberts, A., Nimegeer, A. , Farmer, J. and Heaney, D. J. (2014) The experience of community first responders in co-producing rural health care: in the liminal gap between citizen and professional. BMC Health Services Research, 14(1), p. 460. (doi:10.1186/1472-6963-14-460) (PMID:25326796) (PMCID:PMC4283089)

Farmer, J. and Nimegeer, A. (2014) Community participation to design rural primary healthcare services. BMC Health Services Research, 14(1), p. 130. (doi:10.1186/1472-6963-14-130)

Farmer, J. and Nimegeer, A. (2014) Rural appropriate services designed by informed communities. In: Dunkel, F., Herbst, M. and Schlegel, T. (eds.) Think Rural! Springer, pp. 21-37. (doi:10.1007/978-3-658-03931-8_2)

2012

Farmer, J., Nimegeer, A. , Farrington, J. H. and Rodger, G. (2012) Rural citizens' rights to accessible health services: An exploration. Sociologia Ruralis, 52(1), pp. 134-144. (doi:10.1111/j.1467-9523.2011.00549.x)

2011

Nimegeer, A. , Farmer, J., West, C. and Currie, M. (2011) Addressing the problem of rural community engagement in healthcare service design. Health and Place, 17(4), pp. 1004-1006. (doi:10.1016/j.healthplace.2011.04.013)

This list was generated on Sun Sep 15 23:11:24 2019 BST.
Number of items: 16.

Articles

Nimegeer, A. , Patterson, C. and Hilton, S. (2019) Media framing of childhood obesity: a content analysis of UK newspapers from 1996-2014. BMJ Open, 9(4), e025646. (doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2018-025646) (PMID:30948586) (PMCID:PMC6500306)

van Hooft, J., Patterson, C. , Löf, M., Alexandrou, C., Hilton, S. and Nimegeer, A. (2018) Media framing and construction of childhood obesity: a content analysis of Swedish newspapers. Obesity Science and Practice, 4(1), pp. 4-13. (doi:10.1002/osp4.150) (PMID:29479459) (PMCID:PMC5818738)

Nimegeer, A. , Thomson, H. , Foley, L., Hilton, S. , Crawford, F. and Ogilvie, D. (2018) Experiences of connectivity and severance in the wake of a new motorway: implications for health and well-being. Social Science and Medicine, 197, pp. 78-86. (doi:10.1016/j.socscimed.2017.11.049) (PMID:29222998) (PMCID:PMC5777829)

Ogilvie, D. et al. (2017) Health impacts of the M74 urban motorway extension: a mixed-method natural experimental study. Public Health Research, 5(3), (doi:10.3310/phr05030) (PMID:28459514)

Olsen, J. R. et al. (2016) Effects of new motorway infrastructure on active travel in the local population: a retrospective repeat cross-sectional study in Glasgow, Scotland. International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity, 13, 77. (doi:10.1186/s12966-016-0403-9) (PMID:27387206) (PMCID:PMC4936278)

Nimegeer, A. , Farmer, J., Munoz, S. A. and Currie, M. (2016) Community participation for rural healthcare design: description and critique of a method. Health and Social Care in the Community, 24(2), pp. 175-183. (doi:10.1111/hsc.12196) (PMID:25684597)

Nimegeer, A. and Farmer, J. (2016) Prioritising rural authenticity: community members' use of discourse in rural healthcare participation and why it matters. Journal of Rural Studies, 43, pp. 94-103. (doi:10.1016/j.jrurstud.2015.11.006)

Roberts, A., Nimegeer, A. , Farmer, J. and Heaney, D. J. (2014) The experience of community first responders in co-producing rural health care: in the liminal gap between citizen and professional. BMC Health Services Research, 14(1), p. 460. (doi:10.1186/1472-6963-14-460) (PMID:25326796) (PMCID:PMC4283089)

Farmer, J. and Nimegeer, A. (2014) Community participation to design rural primary healthcare services. BMC Health Services Research, 14(1), p. 130. (doi:10.1186/1472-6963-14-130)

Farmer, J., Nimegeer, A. , Farrington, J. H. and Rodger, G. (2012) Rural citizens' rights to accessible health services: An exploration. Sociologia Ruralis, 52(1), pp. 134-144. (doi:10.1111/j.1467-9523.2011.00549.x)

Nimegeer, A. , Farmer, J., West, C. and Currie, M. (2011) Addressing the problem of rural community engagement in healthcare service design. Health and Place, 17(4), pp. 1004-1006. (doi:10.1016/j.healthplace.2011.04.013)

Book Sections

Farmer, J. and Nimegeer, A. (2014) Rural appropriate services designed by informed communities. In: Dunkel, F., Herbst, M. and Schlegel, T. (eds.) Think Rural! Springer, pp. 21-37. (doi:10.1007/978-3-658-03931-8_2)

Conference or Workshop Item

Phipps, R., Mitchell, K. , Nimegeer, A. and Hilton, S. (2018) Reflections on Using Creative Methods as Part of a Person Centred Approach to Interviewing Fathers Whose Partners Have Died. BSA 50th Anniversary Medical Sociology Conference, Glasgow, UK, 12-14 Sep 2018.

Nimegeer, A. , Lof, M., Patterson, C. , van Hooft, J. and Hilton, S. (2017) Mainstream Print Media Representations of Childhood Obesity in the United Kingdom and Sweden. 10th European Public Health Conference Sustaining Resilient and Healthy Communities, Stockholm, Sweden, 1-4 Nov 2017. (doi:10.1093/eurpub/ckx187.399)

Ogilvie, D. et al. (2016) Health Impacts of the M74 Urban Motorway Extension: A Natural Experimental Study. Public Health Science: A National Conference Dedicated to New Research in UK Public Health, Cardiff, Wales, 26 Nov 2016. S5. (doi:10.1016/S0140-6736(16)32241-3)

Hilton, S. , Patterson, C. and Nimegeer, A. (2016) Understanding Health Research: Developing an Online Intervention to Bridge the Communicative Gap Between Academics and Consumers of Research Evidence. Qualitative Methods Conference, Glasgow, UK, 3-5 May 2016. (doi:10.1177/1609406916672113)

This list was generated on Sun Sep 15 23:11:24 2019 BST.