Alice Sinclair

Prior to becoming an Associate of Research Partners, Alice worked at the Institute for Employment Studies (IES) where she conducted a wide range of employment and health related research. Topics covered include:

  • Disability and carers
  • Occupational health and health and safety
  • Mental health

Alice has a wide range of quantitative and qualitative research skills, including the design and management of mixed method research projects. In more detail Alice has experience of:

  • Managing research and evaluations, including large multi-method projects
  • Liaising with clients and managing project teams and partners
  • Qualitative research – designing interview guides, conducting semi-structured interviews, cognitive interviews and focus groups with a range of groups (including young people, disabled people and vulnerable groups) and analysing data using Atlas.ti and NVivo.
  • Quantitative research – designing paper, online and CATI surveys, designing management information systems and carrying out descriptive and multivariate analysis of data using SPSS and Stata
  • Conducting literature reviews and summarising findings.
  • Synthesising data and writing concise reports and Powerpoint presentations for clients and wider audiences

Alice’s publication record includes:

Sinclair A & Ballard J (2018). OH Pay and Benefits 2018 Part 2, Occupational Health at Work

Sinclair A & Ballard J (2018). OH Pay and Benefits 2018 Part 1, Occupational Health at Work, 15(2): 15-24

Ballard J & Sinclair A (2016). OH Pay and Benefits 2016 Part 2, Occupational Health at Work, 13(4): 17-27

Ballard J & Sinclair A (2016). OH Pay and Benefits 2016 Part 1 Occupational Health at Work, 13(2).

Wilson S, Sinclair A, Huxley C & Spiegelhalter K (2016). Evaluation of Mind’s Blue Light Programme, Strand 2: Workplace Well-being, IES Report for MIND.

Sinclair A, Ledermaier S (2013). Evaluation of the Outcomes for Employers Participating in the Corporate Health Standard and Small Workplace Health Award: Final report. Report 73/2013, Welsh Government

Sinclair A (2013). Should employers encourage staff to take up fitness activities? Employee Benefits, April

Hicks B, Carter A, Sinclair A (2012). Impact of coaching: An empirical longitudinal study into coachee well-being, engagement and job satisfaction following a coaching programme at work. Institute for Employment Studies

Sinclair A, Sumption F (2012). An assessment of the level of compliance with the statutory duty to obtain insurance under the Employers’ Liability (Compulsory Insurance) Act 1969. Research Report 844, Health and Safety Executive (HSE)

Sinclair A, Martin R, Tyers C (2012). Occupational Health Advice Lines Evaluation: Final Report. Research Report 793, Department for Work and Pensions (DWP)

Sinclair A, Oakley J, Hicks B, Tyers C (2011). Evaluation of the EU-OSHA’s ‘Salus & Co.’ captures and cartoon strips. Research Report 488, Institute for Employment Studies

Sinclair A, Tyers C, Hunt W, Oakley J, Pearmain D, Savage J, Bust P, Gibb A (2011). Evaluation of the Duty to Manage Asbestos. Research Report 783, Health and Safety Executive (HSE)

Sinclair A, Hill D, Tyers C (2008). Irish and Non-Irish National Construction Workers: Research on differences in approach to health and safety at work. Health and Safety Authority (Ireland)

Sainsbury R, Irvine A, Aston J, Wilson S, Williams C, Sinclair A (prepared in association with Social Policy Research Unit) (2008). Mental Health and Employment. Research Report DWPRR 513, Department for Work and Pensions

Denvir A, Hillage J, Cox A, Sinclair A, Pearmain D (2008). Quality of Working Life in the UK. Research Report 452, Sector Skills Development Agency

Sinclair A, Fairhurst P, Carter A, Miller L (2008). Evaluation of Coaching in the NHS. Report 455, NHS Institute for Innovation and Improvement

Sinclair A, Fairhurst P (2008). Helping people understand what coaching really is. Opinion Paper OP14, Institute for Employment Studies

Sinclair A (2008). Evaluation of Coaching in the NHS, NHS In View: Coaching and the Future. NHS Institute, No. 17, April.

Sinclair A (2007). How to: Manage staff mental wellbeing, Strategic HR Review, Vol. 6:6, September.

Tyers C, Lucy D, Sinclair A, Wilson S (2007). Workplace Health Connect: July 2007 Progress Report. Research Report, Health and Safety Executive

Tyers C, Sinclair A, Rick J, with Lucy D, Cowling M, Gordon-Dseagu V (2007). Constructing Better Health: Final Evaluation Report. Research Report RR565, Health and Safety Executive

Sinclair A, Gifford J, Hunt W, with Bust P, Gibb A (2007). Cascading Messages through Others: the Effect on Awareness of, and Compliance with the Duty to Manage Asbestos Regulations. Research Report RR559, Health and Safety Executive

Alice Sinclair (2007). Creating a Well Workforce: A case study. Opinion Paper OP3, Institute for Employment Studies

Sinclair A, O’Regan S (2007). Mental Health and Work. HR Network Paper MP75, Institute for Employment Studies

Sinclair A, Barkham M, Evans C, Connell J, Audin K (2005). ‘Rationale and development of a general population well-being measure: Psychometric status of the GP-CORE in a student sample’, British Journal of Guidance and Counselling. Routledge, Vol. 33, No. 2, May.

Hurstfield J, Meager N, Aston J, Davies J, Mann K, Mitchell H, O’Regan S, Sinclair A (2004). Monitoring the Disability Discrimination Act (DDA) 1995: Phase 3. Department for Work and Pensions, and Disability Rights Commission