Dr Darren Sharpe


NameDr Darren Sharpe
Job titleSenior Research Fellow
Email addressd.sharpe@uel.ac.uk
Research instituteUEL

Research outputs

Mental Health and Wellbeing Implications of the COVID-19 Quarantine for Disabled and Disadvantaged Children and Young People: Evidence from a Cross-cultural Study in Zambia and Sierra Leone

Sharpe, D., Rajabi, M., Chileshe, C., Joseph, S. M., Sesay, I., Williams, J. and Sait, S. 2021. Mental Health and Wellbeing Implications of the COVID-19 Quarantine for Disabled and Disadvantaged Children and Young People: Evidence from a Cross-cultural Study in Zambia and Sierra Leone. BMC Psychology. p. In press.

Systematic Review Protocol: Peer research methods and best practice: mixed methods review of the health and social sciences literature

Nowland, R., Robertson, L., Roy, A., Sharpe, D., Harris, C., Morocza, N., Farrelly, N. and Larkins, C. 2021. Systematic Review Protocol: Peer research methods and best practice: mixed methods review of the health and social sciences literature. PROSPERO.

A two-year evaluation of the Young People Social Prescribing (YPSP) pilot

Bertotti, M., Frostick, C., Sharpe, D. and Temirov, O. 2020. A two-year evaluation of the Young People Social Prescribing (YPSP) pilot. Institute for Connected Communities, University of East London.

Editorial: Young people’s involvement in policymaking: Perceiving young people as part of the solution and not part of the problem

Sharpe, D. 2020. Editorial: Young people’s involvement in policymaking: Perceiving young people as part of the solution and not part of the problem. Youth Voice Journal. Special issue 2020.

Transform and Achieve Programme Evaluation Report

Sharpe, D., Rajabi, M. and Findlay, G. 2020. Transform and Achieve Programme Evaluation Report. London Metropolitan Thames Valley and J.P Morgan.

Me and Europe: The UK Referendum on EU membership and Brexit

Sharpe, D. and Ashman-Banks, N. 2020. Me and Europe: The UK Referendum on EU membership and Brexit. Institute for Health and Human Development, University of East London. https://doi.org/10.15123/uel.87qx4

Critical reflections: Merits of using youth-centric technology in keeping young people safe across Europe

Sharpe, D., Spyrou, Spyros and Akhtar, Shain 2019. Critical reflections: Merits of using youth-centric technology in keeping young people safe across Europe. in: Billett, Paulina, Hart, Matthew and Martin, Dona (ed.) Complexities of researching with young people Routledge.

The pressures of building reciprocal relationships in an intergenerational research team

Sharpe, D. 2019. The pressures of building reciprocal relationships in an intergenerational research team. in: Billett, Paulina, Hart, Matt and Martin, Dona (ed.) Complexities of researching with young people Routledge.

Proceedings from the 2nd Annual UK Implementation Science Research Conference, 'Advancing the science of scaling up: Improving efficiency and effectiveness of implementation strategies in healthcare': meeting abstracts

Sharpe, D. and Herlitz, L. 2019. Proceedings from the 2nd Annual UK Implementation Science Research Conference, 'Advancing the science of scaling up: Improving efficiency and effectiveness of implementation strategies in healthcare': meeting abstracts. Implementation Science. 14 (Suppl 2), p. P27. https://doi.org/10.1186/s13012-019-0911-5

A professional development programme for care home nurses in east London

Wasike, Mercy, Hamilton, Rozi and Sharpe, D. 2019. A professional development programme for care home nurses in east London. Nursing Older People. 31 (4), pp. 22-27. https://doi.org/10.7748/nop.2019.e1135

The Making of Democratic Actors: Counting the Costs of Public Cuts in England on Young People’s Steps towards Citizenship

Sharpe, D. 2018. The Making of Democratic Actors: Counting the Costs of Public Cuts in England on Young People’s Steps towards Citizenship. Societies. 8 (4), p. Art. 111. https://doi.org/10.3390/soc8040111

“It’s my diabetes”: Co-production in practice with young people in delivering a ‘perfect' care pathway for diabetes

Sharpe, D., Green, Emma, Harden, A., Freer, Rachelle, Moodambail, Abdul and Towndrow, Steven 2018. “It’s my diabetes”: Co-production in practice with young people in delivering a ‘perfect' care pathway for diabetes. Research for All. 2 (2), pp. 289-303. https://doi.org/10.18546/RFA.02.2.07

“Pork pies and vindaloos”: learning for cosmopolitan citizenship

Sharpe, D. 2018. “Pork pies and vindaloos”: learning for cosmopolitan citizenship. Educational Review. 70 (1), pp. 41-50. https://doi.org/10.1080/00131911.2018.1388617

Promoting young people’s mental health and well-being through participation in the arts: A mixed-methods service evaluation of the Zinc Arts ArtZone programme

Wilson, C. and Sharpe, D. 2017. Promoting young people’s mental health and well-being through participation in the arts: A mixed-methods service evaluation of the Zinc Arts ArtZone programme. Journal of Applied Arts & Health. 8 (1), pp. 39-55. https://doi.org/10.1386/jaah.8.1.39_1

RIX Wiki Evaluation Toolkit

Minnion, A., Kwiatkowska, G. and Sharpe, D. 2017. RIX Wiki Evaluation Toolkit. Institute for Health and Human Development, University of East London.

Young people in a changing Europe: British youth and Brexit 2016

Henn, Matt and Sharpe, D. 2016. Young people in a changing Europe: British youth and Brexit 2016. in: Jackson, Daniel, Thorsen, Einar and Wring, Dominic (ed.) EU Referendum Analysis 2016: Media, Voters and the Campaign The Centre for the Study of Journalism, Culture and Community: Bournemouth University. pp. 108-109

Children and Young People in Social Work

Sharpe, D. and Törrönen, Maritta 2016. Children and Young People in Social Work. in: Törrönen, Maritta, Hänninen, Kaija, Jouttimäki, Päivi, Lehto-Lundén, Tiina, Salovaara, Petra and Veistilä, Minna (ed.) Vastavuoroinen sosiaalityö (Reciprocal Social Work) Gaudeamus. pp. 278-290

How to Guide: How to develop youth forums in the NHS

Sharpe, D. 2016. How to Guide: How to develop youth forums in the NHS. University of East London.

Young people's involvement in policy research

Sharpe, D. 2014. Young people's involvement in policy research. Children's Geographies. 13 (2), pp. 240-248. https://doi.org/10.1080/14733285.2014.978488

Independent thinkers and learners: a critical evaluation of the ‘Growing Together Schools Programme’

Sharpe, D. 2014. Independent thinkers and learners: a critical evaluation of the ‘Growing Together Schools Programme’. Pastoral Care in Education. 32 (3), pp. 197-207. https://doi.org/10.1080/02643944.2014.940551

Research with Children and Young People

Moules, Tina and Sharpe, D. 2014. Research with Children and Young People. in: Thurston, Chris (ed.) Essential Nursing Care for Children and Young People: Theory, Policy and Practice Routledge.

An examination of Chelmsford’s Night Time Economy: A report for the Safer Chelmsford Partnership commissioned through Chelmsford City Council June 2014

Sharpe, D. 2014. An examination of Chelmsford’s Night Time Economy: A report for the Safer Chelmsford Partnership commissioned through Chelmsford City Council June 2014. Chelmsford City Council.

European democratic politics in crisis?

Henn, Matt and Sharpe, D. 2014. European democratic politics in crisis? So... The School of Social Sciences Magazine. A/W, pp. 6-8.

'It takes a lot to build trust’. Recognition and Telling: Developing Earlier Routes to Help for Children and Young People

Cossar, J., Brandon, B., Bailey, S., Belderson, P., Biggart, L. and Sharpe, D. 2013. 'It takes a lot to build trust’. Recognition and Telling: Developing Earlier Routes to Help for Children and Young People. Office of the Children’s Commissioner.
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