Publications

Manuscripts

2020

Borg, E., Fisher, S., Hansen, N., Harrison, R., Ravindran, D., Salomons, T.V., Wilkinson, H. (2020). Pain Priors Polyeidism and Predictive Power. Theoretical Medicine and Bioethics.

Harrison, R., Kuteesa, W., Kapila, A., Little, M., Gandhi, W., Ravindran, D., van Reekum, C.M., Salomons, T.V. (2020). Pain-free day surgery? Evaluating pain and pain assessment during hysteroscopy. British Journal of Anaesthesia. Doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.bja.2020.08.015

Gandhi, W., Harrison, R., Rosenek, N., Salomons, T.V. (2020). Functional connectivity of the amygdala is linked to individual differences in emotional pain facilitation. Pain. Doi: 10.1097/j.pain.0000000000001714

2019

Harrison, R., Zeidan, F., Ozcelik, D., Salomons, T.V. (2019). Trait Mindfulness Is Associated With Lower Pain Reactivity and Connectivity of the Default Mode Network. Journal of Pain. Doi: 10.1016/j.jpain.2018.10.011

Borg, E., Harrison R., Stazicker, J., Salomons, T.V. (2019). Is the folk concept of pain polyeidic? Mind & Language. Doi: 10.1111/mila.12227

2018

Mattos Feijo, F.L., Tarman, G.Z., Fontaine, C., Harrison, R., Johnstone, T., Salomons, T.V. (2018). Sex-specific effects of gender identification on pain study recruitment. Journal of Pain. Doi: 10.1016/j.jpain.2017.09.009

Oral Presentations

2019

“Daycase Fibroid Embolisation: Using psychometrics to predict patient suitability”- Joint Academic Board Collaborative Awards

“Predicting chronic postsurgical pain in experimental knee surgery”- University of Reading Early Career Researcher Conference

“Introducing research from the Centre of Integrative Neuroscience and Neurodynamics at the University of Reading”- BBC Radio Berkshire (Available via Media Download)

“The influence of psychological factors on pain modulation and resilience”- University of Bath external speaker seminar

“Researching pain at the University of Reading and Royal Berkshire Hospital”- South Reading Patient Voice quarterly meeting

 

2018

“Presurgical Pain Assessment”- Berkshire Health Research Event

“How do people develop and cope with chronic pain?”- University of Reading School of Psychology and Clinical Language Sciences Seminar

“Lady Gaga Needs Knee Surgery! How can we do it better?”- Pint of Science

 

 

2017

“Presurgical Pain Assessment”- Berkshire Health Research Event

“How do people develop and cope with chronic pain?”- University of Reading School of Psychology and Clinical Language Sciences Seminar

“Thesis in 5-minutes”- University of Toronto, Connaught Institute of Pain (First Prize Winner- Available via Media Download)

“The impact of trait mindfulness on sensory, cognitive and neurological aspects of pain”- Siena, Italy, European Pain School

“School of Psychology & Clinical Language Sciences and Royal Berkshire Hospital: Collaboration in pain research”- Royal Berkshire Executive Commitee

“Updates from the Pain Management Unit- University of Reading partnership”- Thames Valley Clinical Trial Unit Research Conference

2016

“The impact of trait mindfulness on emotional and sensory aspects of experimental pain”- British Pain Society (Award winner)

“Pain and EEG”- Centre of Integrative Neuroscience and Neurodynamics Open Science Day

“Resting-state functional connectivity”- Centre of Integrative Neuroscience and Neurodynamics Open Science Day

“Pain Modulation”- University of Reading, Graduate School 3-minute thesis

“Psychological processes underlying pain modulation”- University of Toronto, Connaught Summer Institute 2-minute thesis contest (Award winner) 

 

Poster Presentations

“Understanding and improving the stratification of psychological interventions for chronic pain patients”- Joint Academic Board Collaborative Awards, 2019

“Is pain in the body or the mind? Rethinking the folk consensus”- International Association for the Study of Pain, 2018

Resting state fMRI functional connectivity within cortico-limbic networks is linked to the individual magnitude of emotional pain modulation”- Reading Emotions 2018

“Improving Pain Assessment”- Berkshire Joint Health Research Conference, 2018

“The mechanism of trait mindfulness and it’s association with pain and neural connectivity”- Focus on Pain Day,2018

“Integrating interdisciplinary research between the University of Reading and Royal Berkshire Hospital”- Reading Emotions, 2017

“Pain Assessment in the Pain Management Unit”- Royal Berkshire Hospital Members Open Day, 2017

“Assessing Pain Assessment”- Thames Valley Clinical Trials Unit Open Evening, 2017

“Macho-man effect: Sex-specific effects of gender identification on pain study recruitment”- British Pain Society, 2016

“Resting State Functional Connectivity of Periaqueductal Gray and Primary Somatosensory Cortex is Associated with Individual Differences in Conditioned Pain Modulation”- International Association for the Study of Pain, 2016

“The Impact of Trait Mindfulness on Sensory, Biological and Cognitive Aspects of Experimental Pain” – International Association for the Study of Pain, 2016

Funding

“Understanding and improving the stratification of psychological interventions for chronic pain patients.” Joint Academic Board Collaborative Research Grant. November, 2019:- £38,215

“Daycase fibroid embolization: Using psychometric assessment to predict
patient suitability” Joint Academic Board Collaborative Research Grant. November, 2018:- £5,450

“Validation of 3D computational flow dynamic models of blood vessels produced using ultrasound & MRI images in healthy individuals” Joint Academic Board Collaborative Research Grant. November, 2018:- £5,700

Guarantors of Brain International Travel Grant. May, 2017:- £460

Connaught Institute Foreign Travel Bursary. May, 2017:- $1000 (CND)

Connaught Institute Foreign Travel Bursary. May, 2016:- $1000 (CND)

University of Reading Graduate School Travel Grant. June, 2016- £650