Fiona is a researcher on the MRC/ESRC funded project Developing methods to evidence social enterprise as a public health intervention, focusing on social enterprises created by and for older people. Her interests include social enterprise and entrepreneurship; social justice & health inequalities; climate justice; neoliberalism, governance & agency; self-perceptions of age and health; and research methodologies evidencing health improvement.
Fiona worked for the NHS designing, delivering and evaluating health promotion initiatives in SMEs and large private sector organisations. As a Research Fellow at Glasgow University, she worked on a number of national and European-funded projects evaluating innovative teaching and learning. She has taught on several undergraduate & postgraduate courses, and supervised undergraduate & postgraduate dissertations in Engineering, Psychology and Education. Fiona has also been an external evaluator on several NHS-led community health initiatives.
Fiona has an MA in Psychology from Aberdeen, an MSc in Research Methods from Strathclyde University, and a PhD exploring methodological pluralism in evaluation from Glasgow University.
Responsibility: Project 5 Researcher