Getting to know...

Getting to know...

There are around 80 members of staff, working together cohesively, with everyone's contribution valued. The atmosphere is friendly, informal and efficient. The Unit is located in purpose-built accommodation of the University’s Health Sciences Building. This physical co-location of staff in modern well-resourced space provides a vibrant research environment. It also allows early career researchers easy access to senior colleagues, and facilitates the exchange of ideas and collaboration.

Jennie Riley

Jennie Riley tells us about her role as Research Fellow, her background in religion and theology and how she came to be crocheting tiny female icons

Taylor Coffey

PhD Student Taylor tells us about his move from his native Chicago to Aberdeen and that you will often find him wandering around used bookstores and record shops

Anne Buckle

Anne Buckle tells us about her role as Unit Business Manager, her creative and musical pursuits and her rescue cats Biscuits and Tawny

Carrie Stewart

Carrie tells us about her role as a Research Fellow and that outside of work she can usually be found with a dog in her training field!

Thenmalar Vadiveloo

Thenmalar tells us about her knowledge and interest in medical statistics and health care research and how meditation helps her to start the day calmly

Paul Manson

Paul Manson tells us about his role as Information Specialist and his passion for reading

Bev Smith

Bev Smith tells us about her role as Receptionist/Clerical Assistant and how she blows away the cobwebs walking along the beach

Louise Locock

Louise Locock tells us about her role as Professor of Health Services Research and her interest in staff experiences of providing care