Angela Kydd  profile picture
Title: Professor
First Name: Angela
Surname: Kydd
Position: Clinical Professor in Nursing
Telephone: 01224 262983
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ORCID: ORCID Icon 000-0002-6036-1639

My role is a joint post and research focused. I will be supervising PhD students, working on research grants and supporting academics and clinical staff in research projects. I will be working closely with Kay Cooper, Clinical Professor for Allied Health Professionals.

My specialism is gerontology and I hope to input into the undergraduate and post graduate programmes within the school.

Twitter @angelabkydd

Duties and Responsibilities

  • To work across the School of Nursing and Midwifery and with NHS Grampian to provide a clinical and academic link for staff in both organisations.
  • To increase the research capacity within the school

Academic Background

MSc (Gerontology);


Research Interests

Ageism, Care Homes, Older People, Frailty, Dementia, Public Engagement, Menopause

Current Research

November 24th 2017 Health in Women at the Menopause and Beyond – surviving the workplace. European Menopause and Andropause Society workshop held at Edinburgh Napier University

December 11th 2017 Academics Go Wild. Presentation at Edinburgh Zoo

May 22nd-24th 2017 11th European Congress on Menopause and Andropause: ‘Prescribing for the Oldest Old. A. Kydd and A. Fleming. Amsterdam.

May 22nd-24th 2017 11th European Congress on Menopause and Andropause: ‘Stakeholder perceptions of what makes a care home homely. A. Fleming and A. Kydd. Amsterdam

September 7th – 9th 2017 Title: The use of post-sort interview in a Q methodology study exploring nursing students perceptions of preserving dignity in care R. Mullen, A.Kydd, L. MacMillan, A. Fleming. 33rd International Q Conference for the Scientific Study of Subjectivity, Glasgow.

November 21st 2017 Paper ‘Migrants Access and Encounters of Healthcare in a Host Country’ U!REKA Edinburgh 2017:

July 4-6 2018 Paper ‘Ageism in the Third Age’ British Society of Gerontology 2018 Ageing in an Unequal World Shaping Environments for the 21st Century. The University of Manchester

Professional Memberships

Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy

External / Professional Roles

External Examiner for the Masters in Advanced Nursing Practice at the University of the Highlands and Islands

2018 Joint Guest Editor Maturitas Modern Medicine for healthy ageing. 

Teaching Interests

Ethics, Frailty, Dementia, Care of Older People, Care Homes