Psychology Research Institute

  1. Background
  2. Publications
  3. Research Activity

Professor Christine Liddell

My research work is in :

  • Fuel poverty and its effects on health and mental health
  • Climate change and human factors
  • Smart meters and effective customer interface
  • Primary health care and mental health care in Northern Ireland
  • Mental health impact assessment
  • Health impact assessment

Publications

Number of items: 48.

Liddell, Christine and Lagdon, Susan (2014) Low carbon transition in Northern Ireland: the Green Street Project. Habitat For Humanity NI. 100 pp.

Liddell, Christine, McKenzie, Samuel John Paul and Walker, Ryan (2014) Estimating fuel poverty at household level: An integrated approach. Energy & Buildings, 80. pp. 469-479.

Liddell, Christine (2014) Ageing in Northern Ireland: An evidence-based approach to prioritising action. AgeNI. University of Ulster. 74 pp.

Liddell, Christine and Guiney, Ciara (2014) Improving domestic energy efficiency: Frameworks for understanding impacts on mental health. Environmental Health, xx. pp. xx-xx.

Walker, Ryan, Liddell, C, McKenzie, Paul, Morris, Christopher and Lagdon, Susan (2014) Fuel poverty in Northern Ireland: Humanizing the plight of vulnerable households. Energy Research & Social Science, 4. pp. 89.

Liddell, Christine and McKenzine, Paul (2013) Area-based targeting of fuel poverty - an empirical evaluation. OFMdFMNI. University of Ulster. 150 pp.

Liddell, Christine and McKenzie, Samuel John Paul (2013) Targeting those most in need: An areas-based approach to tackling fuel poverty. OFMdFMNI. University of Ulster. 100 pp.

Walker, Ryan, Liddell, Christine, McKenzie, Paul and Morris, Chris (2013) Evaluating fuel poverty policy in Northern Ireland using a geographic approach. Energy Policy, 0.

Liddell, C (2013) Northern Exposure: Alleviating fuel poverty in North and West Belfast, Northern Ireland. National Energy Action NI. University of Ulster. 77 pp.

Liddell, C (2013) Smart Meters: Smart People. Utility Regulator. 15 pp.

Walker, R., McKenzie, Paul, Liddell, C and Morris, Christopher (2012) Area-based targeting of fuel poverty in Northern Ireland: An evidenced-basedapproach. Applied Geography, 34. pp. 639-649.

Liddell, Christine (2012) Benefit Entitlement Checks - impacts on consumers applying for fuel poverty measures. Bryson Energy. University of Ulster. 60 pp.

Liddell, C (2012) Fuel poverty comes of age: Commemorating 21 years of research and policy. Energy Policy.

Liddell, C (2012) The missed exam: Conversations with Brenda Boardman. Energy Policy.

Liddell, C, Morris, Chris, McKenzie, Paul and Rae, Gordon (2012) Measuring and monitoring fuel poverty in the UK: National and regional perspectives. Energy Policy, 49. pp. 27-32.

Liddell, C (2011) Good Practice Guide 8: Combating the effects of cold weather. Public Health Agency. Public Health Agency. 4 pp.

Liddell, Christine (2011) Cost-benefit Analysis of the Health Impacts of Tackling Fuel Poverty . Department for Social Development. 30 pp.

Liddell, Christine, Morris, Chris and Lagdon, Susan (2011) Kirklees Warm Zone: The Project and its health impacts: A Cost-Benefit Analysis. Department For Social Development NI. University of Ulster. 45 pp.

Liddell, C, Morris, C, McKenzie, Paul and Rae, Gordon (2011) Defining Fuel Poverty in Northern Ireland: A preliminary review. DSDNI. 164 pp.

Liddell, C (2011) Hard to Treat Homes in Northern Ireland: Evaluation Report. Northern Ireland Electricity; Department for Social Development. 105 pp.

Morris, Chris and Liddell, C (2011) Chapter 2: Seasonality of Mortality in Northern Ireland. Northern Ireland Statistics & Research Agency. 38 pp.

Nelis, Sharon M., Rae, Gordon and Liddell, C (2011) The level of expressed emotion scale: A useful measure of expressed emotion in adolescents?. Journal of Adolescence, 34 (2). pp. 311.

Liddell, C and Morris, C (2010) Fuel Poverty and Human Health : A Review of Recent Evidence. Energy Policy, 38. pp. 2987-2997.

Liddell, C and McKeegan, A (2010) The Caring Jigsaw. Save The Children. University of Ulster. 80 pp.

Liddell, C (2009) Annual Update on Fuel Poverty and Health. Institute of Public Health in Ireland. 12 pp.

Liddell, C (2009) The Health Impacts of Fuel Poverty on Children. Save The Children. University of Ulster. 15 pp.

Liddell, C, Giles, Melanie and Rae, Gordon (2008) The culture of condoms: Culturally grounded variables and their association with attitudes to condoms. PSYCHOSOMATIC MEDICINE, 70 (4). pp. 496-504.

Liddell, C (2008) Estimating the health impacts of Northern Ireland's Warm Home Scheme 2000-2008. University of Ulster. 20 pp.

Liddell, Christine (2008) Cost-Benefit analysis of tackling fuel poverty. Department for Social Development. 15 pp.

Nelis, Sharon M., Rae, Gordon and Liddell, C (2006) Factor analyses and score validity of the family emotional involvement and criticism scale in an adolescent sample. EDUCATIONAL AND PSYCHOLOGICAL MEASUREMENT, 66 (4). pp. 676-686.

Liddell, C, Barrett, Louise and Bydawell, Moya (2006) Indigenous beliefs and attitudes to AIDS precautions in a rural South African community: An empirical study. ANNALS OF BEHAVIORAL MEDICINE, 32 (3). pp. 218-225.

Giles, Melanie, Liddell, C and Bydawell, M (2005) Condom use in African adolescents: The role of individual and group factors. AIDS CARE-PSYCHOLOGICAL AND SOCIO-MEDICAL ASPECTS OF AIDS/HIV, 17 (6). pp. 729-739.

Liddell, C, Barrett, L and Bydawell, M (2005) Indigenous representations of illness and AIDS in Sub-Saharan Africa. SOCIAL SCIENCE & MEDICINE, 60 (4). pp. 691-700.

Liddell, C, Rae, Gordon, Brown, TRM, Johnston, D, Coates, Vivien and Mallett, John (2004) Giving patients an audiotape of their GP consultation: a randomised controlled trial. BRITISH JOURNAL OF GENERAL PRACTICE, 54 (506). pp. 667-672.

Liddell, C, Barrett, L and Henzi, P (2003) Parental investment in schooling: Evidence from a subsistence farming community in South Africa. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF PSYCHOLOGY, 38 (1). pp. 54-63.

Liddell, C (2002) Emic perspectives on risk in African childhood. DEVELOPMENTAL REVIEW, 22 (1). pp. 97-116.

Liddell, C and Rae, G (2001) Predicting early grade retention: A longitudinal investigation of primary school progress in a sample of rural South African children. BRITISH JOURNAL OF EDUCATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY, 71 (Part 3). pp. 413-428.

Liddell, C and Lycett, J (1998) Simon or Sipho: South African children's given names and their academic achievement in grade one. APPLIED PSYCHOLOGY-AN INTERNATIONAL REVIEW-PSYCHOLOGIE APPLIQUEE-REVUE INTERNATIONALE, 47 (3). pp. 421-437.

Liddell, C, Lycett, J and Rae, Gordon (1997) Getting through grade 2: Predicting children's early school achievement in rural South African schools. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF BEHAVIORAL DEVELOPMENT, 21 (2). pp. 331-348.

Liddell, C (1997) Every picture tells a story - Or does it? - Young South African children interpreting pictures. JOURNAL OF CROSS-CULTURAL PSYCHOLOGY, 28 (3). pp. 266-283.

Liddell, C and McConville, Christopher (1997) Resource utilisation in groups of black South African adolescents: Gender, age, and individual differences. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF BEHAVIORAL DEVELOPMENT, 20 (2). pp. 231-248.

Liddell, C (1996) Every picture tells a story: South African and British children interpreting pictures. BRITISH JOURNAL OF DEVELOPMENTAL PSYCHOLOGY, 14 (Part 3). pp. 355-363.

Liddell, C (1995) Use of educational resource materials with South African children in day care. PSYCHOLOGICAL REPORTS, 77 (3, Part 2). pp. 1159-1168.

Liddell, C and KEMP, J (1995) PROVIDING SERVICES FOR YOUNG-CHILDREN IN SOUTH-AFRICA. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF EDUCATIONAL DEVELOPMENT, 15 (1). pp. 71-78.

Liddell, C, KVALSVIG, J, QOTYANA, P and SHABALALA, A (1994) COMMUNITY VIOLENCE AND YOUNG SOUTH-AFRICAN CHILDRENS INVOLVEMENT IN AGGRESSION. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF BEHAVIORAL DEVELOPMENT, 17 (4). pp. 613-628.

Liddell, C (1994) SOUTH-AFRICAN CHILDREN IN THE YEAR BEFORE SCHOOL - TOWARDS A PREDICTIVE MODEL OF EVERYDAY BEHAVIOR. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF PSYCHOLOGY, 29 (4). pp. 409-430.

Liddell, C and McConville, Christopher (1994) Starting at the bottom: Towards the developments of an indigenous school-readiness program for South African children being reared at home. Early Child Development and Care, 97. pp. 1-15.

Liddell, C, KVALSVIG, J, STRYDOM, N, QOTYANA, P and SHABALALA, A (1993) AN OBSERVATIONAL STUDY OF 5-YEAR-OLD SOUTH-AFRICAN CHILDREN IN THE YEAR BEFORE SCHOOL. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF BEHAVIORAL DEVELOPMENT, 16 (4). pp. 537-561.

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Research Activity / Grants

Source Research programme Amount
ESRC Fuel Poverty International Seminar Series £23,500
Chesshire Lehmann Fund Excess Winter Deaths, Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia £5, 000
DSDNI Phase 2 Affordable Warmth Programme £26,500
OFMdFMNI Energy Efficiency Scoping Survey in partnership with Bryson Energy) £85,000
Energy Action, Ireland All-island Fuel Poverty scope £8,400
AgeNI Think Piece on Fuel Poverty £3,500
Cluid Housing Association Fuel Poverty Strategy £12,000
Department of Energy and Climate Change Smart Meter evidence synthesis (in partnership with University of Oxford) £85,000
DSDNI Auditing the Affordable Warmth Pilot £25,000
Oak Foundation Tackling Fuel Poverty in Northern Ireland (in partnership with Bryson Energy) £1,000,000
OFMDFMNI Affordable Warmth Pilot £125,000
Northern Ireland Electricity (NIE) Smart Meters Smart People Pilot £66,000
DSDNI Developing area-based approaches to tackling fuel poverty £28,000
National Energy Action Northern Exposure Project Evaluation £16,000
DSDNI SMART Meter customer support program £10,000
Habitat For Humanity The Madrid Street Project 2011 £12,000

Current Research Projects

  • Evaluating area-based approaches to tackling fuel poverty
  • Evaluating health and wellbeing effects of tackling fuel poverty
  • Partnering organisations and households in innovative solutions to fuel poverty
  • Developing triangulated approaches to health impact assessment
  • Developing methodologies for understanding excess winter deaths and hospitalisations in Europe

Collaborations

  • Univeristy of Birmingham
  • Univeristy of Manchester
  • Sheffield Hallam University
  • University of York
  • University of Oxford
  • Tavistock Research Institute
  • QUB School of Law

Consultancies and Memberships

  • Member, Public Health Advisory Committee on excess winter deaths, NICE
  • Member, Northern Ireland Fuel Poverty Advisory Group

Research Collaborations

  • University of Oxford
  • University of Sheffield Hallam
  • University of Lethbridge, Canada