Lizzie is a researcher at the Centre for Innovative Ageing. She is a psychologist specialising in well-being in later life. Her main research interests are healthy ageing, dementia, age friendly environments, shopping and wellbeing in later life. She is currently working on two Centre for Ageing Better projects on the experience of transitions in later life using a mixture of both qualitative and quantitative methods. She was previously a visiting research fellow at Massey University, NZ, on a study to look at shopping and quality of life amongst older people. She has presented papers at the British Society of Gerontology and Gerontological Society of America conferences and, in 2017, organised an ESRC Festival of Social Science event on creating liveable neighbourhoods in later life.

Career History

Start Date End Date Position Held Location
2015 2017 Research Associate University of Liverpool

External Responsibilities

  • Incoming Chair, Emerging Research in Aging, British Society of Gerontology

    2017 - Present

Key Grants and Projects

  • Evaluation of TILL Phase 2 2017 - 2019

    , with Dr Martin Hyde, Prof Jason Davies, Centre for Aging Better and Gulbenkian