Research Fellow, MRC/CSO Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, University of Glasgow, University of Glasgow

Dr Carrie Purcell is a Research Fellow in the Social Relationships and Health Improvement Programme at the MRC/CSO Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, University of Glasgow. With a background in Sociology, Carrie’s research interests span sexual and reproductive health, abortion, menstruation, embodiment, stigma, experiences of health professionals, and access to healthcare. She has conducted a number of research studies relating to experiences of and attitudes towards abortion in the UK, and her most recent research explores abortion stigma in a UK context.

Experience

  • 2018–present
    Research Fellow, MRC/CSO Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, University of Glasgow
  • 2015–2018
    Research Associate, MRC/CSO Social and Public Health Sciences Uni, University of Glasgow
  • 2013–2015
    Research Fellow, University of Edinburgh
  • 2012–2013
    Investigator Scientist, MRC/CSO Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, University of Glasgow