Fiona is the Principal Investigator for GCU’s work package within the £1.6million European Atlantic Social Lab project. She is also a co-investigator in a CREW-funded study investigating the impact of private water supplied on rural economic development and migration. In a previous role as a research fellow at Glasgow University she delivered a number of national and European-funded projects and taught undergraduate & postgraduate students in Psychology, Health, Education, and Engineering. Fiona has also worked as researcher for the NHS, where she evaluated a number of NHS-led community health initiatives.
After gaining her M.A. in Psychology from Aberdeen University, Fiona won an ESRC Masters Studentship and studied at Strathclyde University, where she wrote her dissertation on innovative public health interventions designed to educate communities about HIV & AIDS. She then went on to complete her PhD on methodological pluralism in the evaluation of innovative technology-based teaching and learning at Glasgow University.