Research Director, University of Stirling

Dr Tessa Parkes is a senior researcher in the Faculty of Social Sciences at the University of Stirling and has worked in a variety of research and service provision roles across various sectors, disciplines and institutions in Scotland, England and Canada. Her current research projects involve a focus on substance use and intersecting health and mental health problems, harm reduction interventions, homelessness, wider social and health inequalities, and peer support. She also has an interest in prevention and policy analyses.

Experience

  • –present
    Director of Research, University of Stirling