Quantitative and qualitative research methods, with a focus on drug use, drug policy, and hidden and marginalised populations.
Post doctoral research on hidden populations; research ongoing on service user involvement in Glasgow, Edinburgh and Belfast, using qualitative methods in collaboration with service users networks in all 3 cities.
Writing Book on subject of researching, understanding, and giving a voice to hidden and marginalised populations of users of illegal and illicit drugs.
I have completed a virtual centre of excellence, the centre for hidden and marginalised populations, and this is a hub from which myself, external academic colleagues, and PhD students can disseminate research findings and papers in process of publication.
I am currently in talks with the RSA to fund research on hidden and marginalised communities in the context of social justice.