Liadh Simmins
Liadh Timmins, PhD
Swansea University - Lecturer in Psychology
PhD, Psychology, King’s College London
MSc, Psychology, Trinity College Dublin
BA, Psychology, Maynooth University
Research Interests
Minority stress, LGBT+ health, LGBT+ healthcare, sexual orientation, gender identity
Liadh Timmins’ research is broadly concerned with sexual orientation and gender identity. This includes the impacts of minority stress on sexual and gender minorities; the psychology of prejudice; and social and cognitive components of sexual orientation and gender identity. Their work uses an intersectional and feminist lens.


Zivony A, Kardosh R, Timmins L, Reggev N (2023).
Ten simple rules for socially responsible science
PLoS Computational Biology, 19 (3), e1010954. doi: 10.1371/journal.pcbi.1010954. PMCID: PMC10035751.

Bristowe K, Timmins L, Braybrook D..., Harding R (2023).
LGBT+ partner bereavement and appraisal of the Acceptance-Disclosure Model of LGBT+ bereavement: A qualitative interview study
Palliative Medicine, 37 (2), 221-234. doi: 10.1177/02692163221138620. PMCID: PMC9896255.

Braybrook D, Bristowe K, Timmins L, Roach A, Day E, Clift P, Rose R, Marshall S, Johnson K, Sleeman KE, Harding R (2023).
Communication about sexual orientation and gender between clinicians, LGBT plus people facing serious illness and their significant others: A qualitative interview study of experiences, preferences and recommendations
BMJ Quality and Safety, 32 (2), 109-120. doi: 10.1136/bmjqs-2022-014792.

Driver R, Schneider JA, Hickson DA, Timmins L, Brewer RA, Goedel WC, Duncan DT (2023).
Sexual orientation, HIV vulnerability-enhancing behaviors and HIV status neutral care among Black cisgender sexual minority men in the Deep South: The N2 cohort study
AIDS and Behavior. doi: 10.1007/s10461-023-03984-7.

Chen YT, Duncan DT, Del Vecchio N, Timmins L, Pagkas-Bather J, Knox J, Lacap S, Hanson H, Schneider JA (2022).
COVID-19 conspiracy beliefs are not barriers to HIV status neutral care among Black cisgender sexual minority men and Black transgender women at the initial peak of the COVID-19 pandemic in Chicago, USA
AIDS and Behavior, 26 (12), 3939-3949. doi: 10.1007/s10461-022-03720-7. PMCID: PMC9214465.

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Selected Press