Tikki Immins

Tikki Immins

  • Research Development Manager ORI
  • Executive Business Centre EB607, Bournemouth University, 89 Holdenhurst Road, Bournemouth, BH8 8EB
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Tikki Immins is Research Development Manager at the Orthopaedic Research Institute (ORI). Her role involves research design, management and delivery of ORI's clinical trials in the university and NHS; liaising with the NHS, industry partners and external funders on current and prospective research; and managing ethical and governance permissions within the NHS and the university. Tikki also coordinates submissions to funding bodies such as NIHR and Arthritis Research UK.

Tikki has a broad range of expertise and experience in medical research. She gained a Masters in Epidemiology at University of Edinburgh in 2005, and since has worked in research at Bournemouth University in social work education, medical education and clinical research, apart from taking 3 years out at Southampton University. Here she worked at the Clinical Trials Unit as a coordinator on an international multi-site cancer study, and as a Programme Manager at the NIHR Evaluation, Trials and Studies Coordinating Centre (NETSCC).

Journal Articles




  • Brown, K., Immins, T., Luxton, T. and Keen, S., 2009. Social work issues and activity in the South West region.. Bournemouth: Bournemouth University.
  • Brown, K., Immins, T., Bates, N., Keen, S., Parker, J., Gray, I. and Rutter, L., 2007. Tracking the Learning and Development Needs of Newly Qualified Social Workers. Leeds: Skills for Care.


Public Engagement & Outreach Activities

  • ORI Seminar: Greater Trochanteric Pain Syndrome
  • Orthopaedics in Action
  • ORI Seminar: Female Athletes - When Injury is More than Just an Injury
  • ORI Seminar: Robotic Hip Surgery and Enhanced Recovery after Surgery

Conference Presentations

  • 7th International Congress of Physical Sports Activity for Seniors, Effects of aquatic training on improving the physical condition among elderly, 18 Nov 2017, Malaga

Attended Training

  • Good Clinical Practice Refresher, 13 Jan 2021
  • Escape Pain Presentation- Matthew Low, 22 Nov 2017
  • Musculoskeletal Research Connect and Collaborative: Evidence Update from Allied Health, 08 Nov 2017
  • Centre of Postgraduate Medical Research & Education: 14th Annual Symposium, 18 Oct 2017
  • Helping Surgeons when things go wrong, 08 Sep 2017
  • GCP refresher training, 22 Feb 2017, GCP certification
  • GRAIL operator training with D-Flow, 21 Jul 2016


  • MSc in Epidemiology (University of Edinburgh, 2005)