Nicola completed the Doctorate in Clinical Psychology (D.Clin.Psy) at the University of Edinburgh (2004-2007). Prior to this she completed a PhD at the University of Glasgow (1999-2002).Her research interests are in the areas of mental health, wellbeing, resilience, recovery and citizenship. She is involved with research adopting community participatory research methods. She has an interest in issues concerning transitions from military to civilian life for veterans and their families. Finally, she is interested in the uses of technology in health and well-being interventions.