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My qualifications and career background

Education

2015           PhD., Social Gerontology, Centre for Ageing Studies, Keele University, UK.

2009           MSc, Research Methods. School of Education, The University of Manchester, UK.

2008          MA, Counselling, School of Education, The University of Manchester, UK.

 

Skills and Attributes

Committed

Communicator

Team Player

Enthusiastic

Writing for different audiences

Qualitative data collection

Quantitative data collection

Public Speaking

Data Analysis (SPSS, Nvivo)

Data Analysis (thematic, discourse, grounded theory)

Organised

Reliable

Good time keeping

Flexible

Ability to work to deadlines

Trained listener

 

Employment

 

July 2017 – August 2017                      Research Consultant on the Scoping Literature Review of Sex, reproduction and health. Essential report in support of a funding application. Faculty of                                                               Wellbeing, Education and Language Studies, The Open University, UK.

July 2017 – August 2017                      Research Consultant on the Systematic Literature Review of Sensors and Haptic Technology for Health and Wellbeing in general.  Essential report in                                                                 support of a funding application. Faculty of Wellbeing, Education and Language Studies, The Open University, UK.

January 2017 – March 2017                Research Associate on the Dementia Wristband and Social Isolation Study. Faculty of Health, Psychology and Social Care, Manchester Metropolitan                                                                  University, UK.

September2016 – December 2016      Research Associate on the Evaluation of the Alzheimer’s Society Home Focus Volunteer Dementia Support Pilot Study. Faculty of Health, Psychology                                                              and Social Care, Manchester Metropolitan University, UK.

April 2016 ­– August 2016                     Research Consultant on the Systematic Literature Review of Father’s Influence on Breast-feeding Decisions. Faculty of Health and Social Care, The                                                                 Open University, UK

March 2006 – May, 2009                      Volunteer counsellor, The Counselling and Family Centre, Altrincham, Cheshire, UK.

November 1997 - May 2008                 Deputy Technical Manager, Materials Science Centre, The University of Manchester, UK.

Parliament

1st February 2017. Presented on behalf of the campaign group ‘Ageing Without Children’ to the All Party Parliamentary Group on Housing and Older People chaired by Lord Best.

Continuing Professional Development:

29th February – 1st March 2016. Life course theories masterclass. Hosted by ‘Understanding Society’. University of Essex, UK