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Area of academic expertise - outline

I qualified as a registered nurse in 1998 with a Bachelor of Nursing degree. The majority of my clinical experience has been in critical care initially as a junior, then senior staff nurse, and laterally as a practice educator. I joined the University of the West of Scotland in 2009 as a Lecturer in Adult Nursing and am currently Deputy Programme Leader for the BSc (Honours) Adult Nursing programme.

From 2015-2019 I was seconded to facilitate the My Home Life Scotland Leadership Support and Communioty Development programme and was involved in research activities in order to develop and evaluate the impact of this programme.

I have a particular interest in participatory approaches to research, specifically Appreciative Inquiry. I also have experience with other methodologies including including mixed methods and realist evaluation.

Current research activities

I am in my final year of my PhD (part time) with a plan to submit early 2022.  My research is focussed on exploring and growing care homes as enriched learning environments using Appreciative Inquiry.

Desired research direction

Aiming to submit my thesis by the end of 2021.

Target collaborative companies

Care home providers

NHS Boards

3rd sector organisations

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Devlopment 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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