• School of Geog & Sustainable Devt, Irvine Building

    KY16 9AL St Andrews

    United Kingdom

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Research interests

Nexus of population ageing, ethnicity, migration and development


Socioal gerontology

Research overview

Ethnic disparities in later-life loneliness — Interventions for emplaced social support

Academic/Professional Qualification

Postgraduate Certificate in Academic Practice (PGCAP), University of St Andrews, UK

Master of Social Work, The University of Melbourne, Australia

Master of Arts in International Development, The University of Sheffield, United Kingdom

Teaching activity

Tutor at School of Geography and Sustainable Development, University of St Andrews, From Sept 2021 to May 2024


    • SD1000 What is Sustainable Development?
    • GG2011 Geographies of Global Change
    • SD1004 Sustainable Development Goals: Challenges & Opportunities
    • GG1002 A World in Crisis
    • GG1001 Welcome to the Anthropocene: Society, Population, Environment
    • SD2005 From Susutainable Development to Human Security


    • SD1004 Sustainable Development Goals: Challenges & Opportunities
    • GG1001 Welcome to the Anthropocene: Society, Population, Environment

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 5 - Gender Equality
  • SDG 10 - Reduced Inequalities
  • SDG 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities

External positions

Member of the SFC Advisory Group on Supporting Scotland’s Postgraduate Researchers, Scottish Funding Council

Oct 2022Feb 2024


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