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.


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, 27 (8), 2592-2605. doi: 10.1007/s10461-023-03984-7.

Timmins L, Pitman A, King M, ...., Harding R (2023).
Does the impact of bereavement vary between same and different gender partnerships? A representative national, cross-sectional study
Psychological Medicine, 53 (9), 3849-3857. doi: 10.1017/S0033291722000496. PMCID: PMC10317796.

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. PMCID: PMC9887369.

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