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Biography

Biography

I completed my Undergraduate degree in Health and Social Wellbeing (1st) at Edge Hill University, before moving to Salford University to complete my Masters degree in Dementia: Care and the Enabling Environment. Following the completion of my MSc, I gained a position as a Graduate Teaching Assistant at Edge Hill University, where I am still currently based. During this time, I am in the process of completing my PhD and teaching part time on the Undergraduate Health and Social Wellbeing course.

Research interests

- Undergraduate dissertation: Knowledge surrounding alternative therapies for the treatment of behavioural and psychological symptoms of dementia: A mixed-methods study. (2017)

- Masters dissertation: Horticulture in Health: Can nature-based activities impact the wellbeing of a person with dementia? (2018)

- PhD: Exploring the experiences of male carers, using visual methods (ongoing)

Teaching

I recently acheived AFHEA accreditation for partial completion of the Postgraduate Certification in Teaching and Higher Education.

I currently teach on the following modules:

- HUG1137 Academic and Professional Skills

- HUG1138 Introduction to Research

- HUG3240 Primary Research Dissertation (co-supervisor)

- HUG3106 International Perspectives on Health and Wellbeing

Education/Academic qualification

PGCE in Further Education and Training, PGCert, Edge Hill University

3 Oct 2018 → …

Award Date: 31 Aug 2020

Dementia: Care and the Enabling Environment, MSc, University of Salford

1 Sep 201730 Sep 2018

Award Date: 30 Sep 2018

BA(Hons) Health and Social Wellbeing, BA, Edge Hill University

1 Sep 201431 Jul 2017

Award Date: 31 Jul 2017

Exploring the experiences of male carers, using visual methods (ongoing), PhD, Edge Hill University

3 Oct 2018 → …