Psychosocial & Mental Health Research Staff

Staff within this theme focus on clinical and basic science research around the topic of environmental health and physical wellbeing.

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Health & Social Care Research Staff

  • Katrina Forbes-McKay

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    Lecturer in Psychology and Course Leader on the MSc Applied Psychology.  

  • Sundari Joseph

    Sundari Joseph

    Dr. Sundari Joseph is Lecturer and Senior Lecturer Research Degrees Coordinator in the School of Nursing & Midwifery.  

  • Susan Klein

    Prof Susan Klein

    Professor Klein is Director of the Aberdeen Centre for Trauma Research and Theme Leader for Neurological & Mental Health within the Institute for Health & Wellbeing Research (IHWR). Her research interests lie in the area of the psychosocial aspects of trauma, emergency preparedness and response, and the impact of dealing with critical incidents on occupational groups including remote healthcare practitioners.  

  • Annie Lau

    Annie Lau

    Dr Lau is a lecturer in Midwifery at the School, whose interests include antenatal and postpartum care, interprofessional learning and health promotion.  

  • Colin Macduff

    Colin MacDuff

    Dr. Macduff is currently a Reader in the School of Nursing & Midwifery and also co-ordinates all the research projects within the school.  

  • Audrey Stephen

    Audrey Stephen

    Audrey is a Research Fellow at the School of Nursing and Midwifery and a member of the Institute for Health and Wellbeing Research. Her key research interest is in bereavement and bereavement care.  

  • Derek Stewart

    Professor Derek Stewart

    Professor Stewart is a professor and practice research lead at the School of Pharmacy and Life Sciences. His research focus is in the area of pharmacy practice development, implementation and evaluation. His general interests lie in health services research methodologies and non-medical prescribing.  

  • Paul Swinton

    Paul Swinton

    Lecturer in Applied Sport & Exercise Science  

  • Antonella Tonna

    Antonella Tonna

    Dr Tonna is a lecturer at the School of Pharmacy and Life Sciences. Her key research interests include Antimicrobial stewardship, Nonmedical prescribing and qualitative research methods.  

  • Fiona Work

    Fiona Work

    Fiona has been at RGU since 2000, although she has since May 2014, been a Senior Lecturer in eLearning and Innovation,, Course Leader for Postgraduate Certificate Learning, Teaching and Assessment (Nursing and Midwifery), Teaching Fellow and Senior Fellow of the HEA.  

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    1. 13, December, 2017 Positive leadership is needed to improve healthcare safety

      Professor Derek Stewart

      There are serious concerns around medication error internationally, and a newly completed international study has identified positive leadership and increasing engagement as being key to improving matters.  

    2. 12, April, 2016 Researchers tackle public protection issues with police, health and social care professionals

      Public protection research

      Researchers in Scotland have highlighted the need for greater collaboration between agencies to enhance public protection and the safety of vulnerable adults and those at risk of harm.