I joined Teesside University as a Research Assistant on a project dealing with domestic abuse, and am now working within Team Alpha at Teesside, working across a variety of co-produced projects with Middlesbrough and Durham council.
I completed my PhD in 2015 in Philosophy, with an ESRC funded project looking at the implications of genetic research on the autonomy and agency of young people in the U.K.
Due to the interdisciplinary nature of my research, I have a wide range of research interests. I have an interest in empirical bioethics/philosophy, and during my PhD research I devised a research method (and corresponding theory) which appraised the moral sophistication, consistency and agency of individuals.
I am also interested in Psychology and the Philosophy of Psychology, as well as giving a voice to under-represented groups and individuals. Mostly I am committed to the notion that research should benefit people as much as possible, and this is why I enjoy engaging in co-produced research.