Laura Lebec

Laura Lebec



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Dr Laura Lebec is a Post-Doctoral Research Fellow in the School of Health and Life Sciences, University of the West of Scotland. She is currently working with Dr Louise Ritchie in the Alzheimer Scotland Centre for Policy and Practice on an Alzheimer's Society funded project developing career guidance for people diagnosed with dementia in employment. 

Prior to joining UWS Laura completed her PhD at the University of Glasgow, in which she carried out an exploratory study of organisational performance measurement in the third sector. Her research presented a novel reframing of performance measurement as an ecosystem. Laura's background lies in the third sector, where she has significant experience as a senior manager developing quality improvement and performance measurement initiatives within social care organisations. She has integrated inclusive, people-centred approaches to her work, as both practitioner and trainer. 

Member of:

  • Voluntary Sector Studies Network
  • Career Development Institute 

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth
  • SDG 10 - Reduced Inequalities


  • H Social Sciences (General)
  • Third Sector
  • Dementia
  • Quality Improvement
  • Performance Measurement
  • Knowledge Exchange
  • Qualitative methodology
  • Career Guidance


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