Dr. Rowena Hill

Dr. Rowena Hill is a psychologist in the School of Social Sciences at Nottingham Trent University.

Dr. Rowena Hill is a psychologist in the School of Social Sciences at Nottingham Trent University.

Blue light agencies and related work sit within Rowena’s portfolio. She is involved in work with Local Resilience Forums where she designs multi-disciplinary research programmes to inform practice through evidence. She sits on a number of national committees and advisory groups relating to the blue light services. She has worked extensively across the sectors.

Some of her projects relating to disaster management include the psychology of communications in warning and informing the public, particularly examining the need to differentiate message content, source and communication method dependent on demographic groups, and projects exploring communication and decision-making within Strategic Co-ordinating Groups. Her other projects include the wellbeing and resilience of emergency service workers, the impact on families of working in the blue light sector and principles of blue light collaboration.

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