Department:School of Nursing & Midwifery
Areas of Expertise: Sociology
A sociologist and experienced social researcher, Pauline has worked on numerous national and international projects concerning social inclusion and minority communities. She has expertise in ethnographic research methods and she is an experienced filmmaker. Pauline works at the University part-time.
Pauline has a strong background in working with minority and excluded communities. In the UK, she has had the pleasure of working with various community groups, (refugee groups, as well as Somali, Bangladeshi, Gypsy, Irish, Caribbean, Chinese and Roma community groups) and has extensive experience in working with governmental departments (mainly the Department of Health and the Home Office).
In the international setting, Pauline has lived and worked with indigenous communities in Melanesia and Polynesia, Uganda, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea and Morocco.
As an experienced social researcher, Pauline has written for a wide range of health and social care publications (peer reviewed papers, reports for the Home Office and the Department of Health, international reports, reports for the European Union, NHS evaluation reports, etc).
Pauline has made 12 short films with Redmark Films:
Pauline also has extensive experience of project planning, development, management and monitoring of complex multi-agency programmes. This includes managing large staff teams and large multi-streamed budgets, developing project management tools such as a communication strategy, risk analysis, monitoring tool, reporting mechanisms. Her past roles have included:
Pauline would be pleased to consider supervising doctoral students with the following research interests/topics:
Pauline has made numerous contributions to various Government Committees including: The Department of Health ‘Inclusion health’ advisory group, the Home Office National Refugee Integration Forum; the Department of Health Advisory Committee on Asylum Seekers Mental Health; the Department of Health Steering Group on Language, Interpretation and Translation services; the Department of Health Equality and Diversity group. Pauline has been an invited speaker at various cross-party groups at the House of Commons. She has worked with various professional and voluntary agencies, including the Employability Forum, Freedom from Torture, the National Centre for HIV and Sexual Health, the Refugee Council, and the children’s charity Plan International. She is a member of the European Academic Network on Romani Studies
2014 - Principle evaluator of the Trust Link’s Growing Together Project: Social therapeutic horticulture. Trust Links and South Essex Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust Charity, £4,000.
2012- 2014. Co- Principle Investigator for the ARU aspect of the Suicide Prevention by Internet and Media Based Mental Health Promotion Project (SUPREME), 2012-14. €286,000.
Lane, P. and Boden, J. (2015). Self-harm and suicide risk: identifying some of the professional and ethical considerations in Tribe, R. and Morrissey, J. Handbook of Professional and Ethical Practice for Psychologists, Counsellors and Psychotherapists. Routledge UK. (Forthcoming.)
Tribe, R. and Lane, P. (2015). Interpreting Mental health settings in Pöchhacker, F. Routledge Encyclopedia of Interpreting Studies. Routledge (Accepted for publication - forthcoming.)
Resera, E., Tribe, R. and Lane, P. (2015). An introductory study into the experiences of interpreters and counsellors working with refugees and asylum seekers. International Journal of Culture & Mental Health. Published online: 29 January 2015.
Lane, P. and Tribe, R. (2014). Refugees, Grief and Loss: Critical Debates. Grief Matters: The Australian Journal of Grief and Bereavement. Volume 17, issue 3, 74-79 Summer 2014.
Lane, P., Spencer, S. and Jones, A. (2014). “Gypsy, Traveller and Roma: Experts by Experience” National Federation of Gypsy Liaison Groups and the Joseph Rowntree Foundation Trust.
Lane, P. (2014). A Qualitative Evaluation of the Trust Link’s Growing Together Project: Social therapeutic horticulture. A report for Trust Links and South Essex Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust.
Waller, T., Lane, P., Sharpe, D., Almond, P., Machin, N. (2014). SUPREME Guidelines: Report on Best Practices for Suicide Prevention using Internet and Media. Report prepared for the European Commission's Executive Agency for Health and Consumers.
Waller, T., Lane. P., Sharpe, D., Almond, P., Machin, N. (2014). SUPREME Guidelines: Work Package10 Deliverable. Report prepared for the European Commission's Executive Agency for Health and Consumers.
Lane, P. and Harrison, C. (2013). An Evaluation of Mental Health Recovery Budget: Report For Essex County Council.
Lane, P. (2013) A Service Evaluation of the SEPT Health Facilitation Service for People with Learning Disabilities. Report for SEPT.
Lane, P. Spencer, S. and McCready, M. (2012). Perspectives on ageing in Gypsy families . January 2012 Joseph Rowntree Foundation http://www.jrf.org.uk/sites/files/jrf/ageing-in-gypsy-families-summary.pdf.
Lane, P. and Tribe, R. (2011) Mental wellbeing: dementia care in diverse ethnic groups. Nursing & Residential Care December 2011, 13(12).
Lane, P., Tribe, R., and Hui, R. (2010). Intersectionality and the mental health of elderly Chinese women living in the UK. International Journal of Migration, Health and Social Care, 6(4), pp.34–41.
Lane, P. and Tribe, R. (2010). Following NICE 2008: A practical guide for health professionals: Community engagement with local black and minority ethnic (BME) community groups. Diversity in Health and Care, 2010, 7(2), pp.105-14.
Lane, P. and Tribe, R. (2010). Towards an understanding of the cultural health needs of older Gypsies: Working with Older People, 14 (2), pp.23–30.
Tribe, R. and Lane, P. (2009). Working with interpreters across language and culture in mental health. Journal of Mental Health Volume, Issue 3. June 2009, pp.233–241.
Waller, T., Lane P., Sharpe. D, Almond, P., Machin, N. (2014) SUPREME Guidelines: Report on Best Practices for Suicide Prevention using Internet and Media. Report prepared for the European Commission's Executive Agency for Health and Consumers.
Waller, T., Lane, P., Sharpe, D., Almond, P., Machin, N. (2014) SUPREME Guidelines: Work Package10 Deliverable. Report prepared for the European Commission's Executive Agency for Health and Consumers
Dr Pauline Lane has been an invited speaker at over sixty national and international conferences on a range of sociocultural issues.
Lane, P. (2014) Suicide prevention in young People: SUPREME Research findings. Cambridge NHS School -Nurses Conference.
Waller T. Lane P. and Sharpe D (2013) Guidelines for Suicide prevention Strategies using the Internet for young people (PS1 16-3) XXVII World Congress of the International Association for Suicide Prevention.The National Centre for Suicide Research and Prevention (NSSF) at the Faculty of Medicine, University of Oslo
Tribe, R. and Lane, P. (2012, June). Considering critical psychology, practice and policy in working with BME communities. Paper presented at the Critical psychology and BME Communities conference, London.
Lane, P. and Tribe, R. (2012) Living with social categories: ethnicity, mental health, and learning disability. British Sociological Association and the Open University Conference. June 2012
Lane, P and Spencer, S. (2012) The Politics of Ageing in Gypsy Families. Paper presented at the World Anthropology Conference of the Royal Anthropological Association. British Museum, London.
Lane, P. and Harrison, C .(2012) Mental Health Recovery Budgets. Paper presented at the British Sociological Association Annual Medical Sociology Conference. Leicester University. September 2012
Lane, P. Tribe, R. and and Hui, R. (2011) Intersectionality and the mental health of elderly Chinese women living in the UK. The International Congress on Culture, Health and Well-being. University of Turku, Finland September 2011
Lane, P. and Jones. K. (2009) Best Practice Case Study: 'Preventative, People-Centred and Productive' Health and Social Care conference High Quality Care for All. Church House Conference Centre London
Lane P (2008) The State of the Worlds Girls: Plan International UNICEF Interagency Meeting. New York USA
Pauline is a confident public speaker and she has spoken on the BBC World Service, BBC national and local radio.