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Qualifications

2010 Postgraduate Certificate in Education
2005 PhD in Nursing
2001 MSc in Health Sciences
1997 Higher diploma in English
1993 Higher diploma in Preventive Medicine
1983 Diploma in Nursing


Experience

Juping Yu has extensive clinical experience in China before she moved to Britain in 2000. She completed her doctoral research at the University of Stirling, which examined social and cultural influences on the attitudes towards sexual behaviour held by British-born Chinese teenagers in Scotland. Juping joined the Genomics Policy Unit, University of Glamorgan in 2005. Her current work focuses on the area of genetic healthcare, particularly in the area of access to health services in relation to genetics for people from minority ethnic groups.


Responsibilities

  • Searching and identifying funding opportunities relevant to GPU projects
  • Developing and contributing to high quality proposals for external research funding
  • Undertaking literature reviews and research
  • Writing papers for publication
  • Developing and maintaining strong networks with other researchers at national and international levels
  • Undertaking some teaching and supervision


Publications

Peer-reviewed journal papers

    Yu J (2012) Teenage sexual attitudes and behaviour in China: a literature review. Health and Social Care in the Community, 20(6), 561-582.

    Yu J (2012) A systematic review of issues around antenatal screening and prenatal diagnostic testing for genetic disorders: women of Asian origin in western countries. Health and Social Care in the Community, 29(4), 329-346.

    Yu J, Taverner N & Madden K (2011) Young people’s views on sharing health-related stories on the Internet. Health and Social Care in the Community, 19(3), 326-334.

    Iredale R, Madden K, Taverner N, Yu J & McDonald K (2011) The GAMY Project: young people’s attitudes to genetics in the South Wales valleys. HUGO, 4, 49-60.

    Yu J (2010) An overview of the sexual behaviour of adolescents and young people in contemporary China. Australian Medical Journal, 3(7), 397-403.

    Yu J (2010) Sex education beyond school: Implications for practice and research. Sex Education, 10(2), 187-199.

    Yu J (2010) Young people of Chinese origin in western countries: A systematic review of their sexual attitudes and behaviour. Health and Social Care in the Community, 18(2), 117-128.

    Yu J (2009) Qualitative research on the attitudes toward teenage sexual behaviour of Chinese British families: Methodological issues. Journal of Transcultural Nursing, 20(2), 156-163.

    Yu J & Kirk M (2009) Evaluation of empathy measurement tools in nursing: systematic review. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 65(9), 1790-1806.

    Yu J & Kirk M (2008) Measurement of empathy in nursing research: systematic review. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 64(5), 440-454.

    Yu J (2008) Perspectives of Chinese British adolescents on sexual behaviour within their socio-cultural contexts in Scotland. Diversity in Health and Social Care, 5(3), 177-186.

    Yu J (2007) British-born Chinese teenagers: The influence of Chinese ethnicity on their attitudes towards sexual behaviour. Nursing and Health Sciences, 9(1), 69-75.

    Yu J (2007) School sex education: Views within British-Chinese families. Asian Journal of Nursing, 10(3), 171-178.

      Invited paper

    Yu J (2010) Sexual values and behaviour of young ethnic Chinese. Wellbeing in Sexual Health Newsletter, September 2010, 3.

    Yu J (2008) Chinese-British teenagers: social and cultural influences on their attitudes towards sexual behaviour. HIV Scotland Newsletter, Spring 2008, 6.

      Book Reviews

    Yu J (2010) Review of the Doing clinical healthcare research: A survival guide, by Winch S, Henderson A, Shields L. Nursing Ethics, 17(6), 796-797.

    Yu J (2009) Review of the Promoting a good death for cancer patients of Asian culture: An evidence-based approach, by Mak MHJ. Nursing Ethics, 16(4), 515.

    Yu J (2008) Review of the Ethics of Care and Empathy, by Michael Slote. Nursing Ethics, 15(4), 562-563.

Memberships

Internal Society of Nurses in Genetics


Research

Research Interests

  • Cultural diversity and equality
  • Genetic healthcare
  • Antenatal screening
  • Qualitative research methods


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