Ageing, the digital and everyday life; perceptions and experiences of everyday life; perceptions and experiences of health, wellbeing and health promotion; care and caring; perceptions and experiences of dementia; ageing bodies; emotions and everyday life; ethnicity, migration and ageing
My research focuses on ageing, embodiment, the digital and everyday life and the use of visual and creative methods in ageing research.
Research grants and projects
Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada. Quantified Aging and Digital Culture. Insight Grant. CAN $158,500. 2017-2022. Collaborator
Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada. Ageing, Communication, Technologies (ACT): experiencing a digital world in later life. Partnership grant. CAN $ 2,993,263: 2014 – 2021: Co-Investigator
ESRC Social Science Festival. Photographing Everyday Life: Ageing, Lived Experiences, Time and Space. November 2014: £1990: Principal Investigator www.esrc.ac.uk/news-and-events/events/festival/festival-events/general-public/Photographing-Everyday-Life-Photographic-Exhibition.aspx
Economic Social Research Council (ESRC). Photographing Everyday Life: Ageing, Lived Experiences, Time and Space. £300,000: 2010 – 2013: Principal Investigator http://sites.brunel.ac.uk/photographingdailylives
ESRC Seminar series. Ageing, Race and Ethnicity. £17,950: 2012 – 2014: Co-Investigator http://sites.brunel.ac.uk/ageingandethnicity/esrc-seminars
Canadian Institutes for Health Research and the Health Care, Technology, and Place programme: University of Toronto. Inter-organizational collaboration for patient transitions: The inter-relation between policy and practice in England and Canada. 2012 - 2015. Co-investigator / Co-mentor: Fellowship for Dr Jay Shaw
The Dunhill Medical Trust. Bridging the gap between policy and practice: dignity in care for older people 2011 – 2013: £121,254: Co-Investigator
The Leverhulme Trust. Inter, intra-generational and transnational caring in minority communities: reciprocity, duty or obligation? 2011 - 2013: £186,000: Co-Investigator
New Dynamics of Ageing (NDA). Families and Caring in South Asian Communities. 2007 – 2011: £370,000: Co-Investigator
SDO. National Institute for Health Research. Study to develop integrated working between primary health care services and care homes. 2008 – 2011: £500,00: Co-Investigator.
New Dynamics of Ageing (NDA). KISS: Keeping Individuals Safe and Secure Network. 2006-2007. Member.