I am an experienced social science researcher, with skills in qualitative, quantitative and mixed methods research. I specialise in the fields of career development, island studies, and higher education with some additional experience in health and wellbeing.


I offer a full range of research consultancy services including designing and undertaking projects. 

Examples of previous projects are:

  • PhD research: the career and migration pathways of higher education students from the Orkney and Shetland Islands. Supervised by the University of Derby (current)

  • Community Led Care in the smaller non-linked islands of Orkney. Supervised by Robert Gordon University (current). 

  • University of the Highlands and Islands Graduate Attributes: led a focused research project to review and update the university's graduate attributes.

  • MSc research: Graduate Identity in Orkney: Experience of Career Development in a Remote Community. Supervised by the Open University.

Please contact me to discuss your requirements further.

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