Christine, a Chartered Psychologist, is a researcher looking at dignified and inclusive health and social care for older (50+) trans people in Wales. This two-year, mixed-methods project works throughout closely with trans community members. She joined the Centre for Innovative Ageing in 2008, and has worked here almost continuously ever since. She has held a number of roles in research, teaching (MSc in International Gerontology and Ageing Studies) and student supervision. Research has included end-of-life care for older people, as well as intra- and intergenerational relationships in BAME elders.
She completed her undergraduate degree in 2003, and her PhD in Social Psychology in 2008, both at Swansea University. From 2014-2016, she was a Research Fellow in Information Governance and Public Engagement at the Farr Institute, Swansea University Medical School.
Her research interests are: trans equality and rights; death, dying and bereavement; the use and abuse of power; research and information ethics; harnessing the power of data-linkage; public engagement and involvement; life-span development.