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Overview

Since 2017 I have been the Project Manager/ Research Associate for NHS at 70 and NHS Voices of Covid-19.

In this role I have managed the creation of the Voices of Our National Health Service oral history collection, one of the largest health-focused collections in the world which is deposited at the British Library.

This collection has been developed through participatory research methods, embedding values based co-production throughout the research process, working with volunteers, stakeholders and partners across the UK. 

I have over 20 years experience working in heritage, community and academic settings. My research expertise is on 20th century and contemporary British history, oral history and the heritage sector.

I am particulary interested in best research practices for participatory and collaborative methods to develop meaningful and impactful research.

 

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 10 - Reduced Inequalities

Education/Academic qualification

Doctor of Philosophy, Co-operative Commonwealth or New Jerusalem: The Co-operative Party and the Labour Party, 1931-1951, University of Central Lancashire

Award Date: 1 Jan 2015

Master of Arts, History, Newcastle University

Award Date: 1 Jul 2005

Unknown, Bachelor of Arts, History

Award Date: 1 Jul 2003

Areas of expertise

  • HN Social history and conditions. Social problems. Social reform
  • D839 Post-war History, 1945 on

Research Beacons, Institutes and Platforms

  • Creative Manchester
  • Healthier Futures

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