I completed my ESRC funded PhD in Demography and Statistics titled: Population projections by small areas and ethnic groups & developing strategies for demographic rate estimation at the Cathie Marsh Centre for Census and Survey Research (CCSR) at the University of Manchester. During my PhD I studied at the International Max Planck Research School for Demography (Rostock, Germany) as part of the Research Training Network.
Currently, I am the Longitudinal Studies Centre - Scotland (LSCS) Research Co-ordinator based in Edinburgh.
Previously, I worked for the University of St Andrews carrying out research within the Wellcome Trust funded Scottish Health Informatics Programme (SHIP), the longitudinal research support project on Linking studies back through time and worked at the Centre for Housing research (CHR) on the Right to Buy: time to move? ESRC funded project, examining whether the Right to Buy legislation freed-up people to move using longitudinal data from the British Household Panel Study (BHPS) and the National Child Development Study (NCDS). Prior to this I was a researcher on various projects at CCSR, including producing the guides to data sources for Scotland and Northern Ireland and contributing to the How to guide: Survey Data Analysis for your Dissertation.