Rhoda MacRae

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Area of academic expertise - outline

Research interests include dementia, advanced dementia, dementia and criminal justice, dementia education and dementia care giver support. Qualitative methodologies, knowledge exchange, improvement science, learning transfer and practitioner research.

Current research activities

Rhoda currently leads a Dunhill Medical Trust funded project into dementia in prison. The recently awarded RSE workshop grant will build on this project. She also leads an Insitutional Seedcorn Grant funded by the RS Macdonald Trust to grow a vibrant interdisciplinary community of dementia researchers at UWS. following on from being a Visiting Research Scholar at the University of Saskatchewan in 2017 Rhoda has worked on a number of international research grants based in Canada.

Rhoda is a Divisional Post Graduate Research coordinator and a Phd Supervisor. She welcomes inquiries about examining and from potential students interested in undertaking postgraduate research.

Target collaborative organisations

National and International Alzheimer and dementia organisations

NHS Education Scotland, Office of the Chief Nursing Officer, Healthcare Improvement Scotland

Other areas of expertise available for knowledge exchange

Experience of facilitating the use of evidence and education in practice to affect positive change.

Dementia education

Desired research direction

Care givers and supporters of people living with dementia, dementia and criminal justice, evaluation of interventions



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 4 - Quality Education
  • SDG 10 - Reduced Inequalities
  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions


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Collaborations and top research areas from the last five years

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  • Collaborative Award for Teaching Excellence (CATE)

    Tolson, Debbie (Recipient), McGarry, Winnie (Recipient), Ritchie, Louise (Recipient), Brown, Margaret (Recipient), Maccallum, Caroline (Recipient), Wright, Wendy (Recipient), MacRae, Rhoda (Recipient), Jack-Waugh, Anna (Recipient) & Mitchell, Bryan (Recipient), 6 Aug 2020

    Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

  • Herald Higher Education Award for Outstanding Contribution to the Local Community

    Tolson, Debbie (Recipient), Brown, Margaret (Recipient), MacRae, Rhoda (Recipient), Jack-Waugh, Anna (Recipient), Ritchie, Louise (Recipient) & Harkess-Murphy, Eileen (Recipient), 2 Jun 2023

    Prize: National/international honour