Research Fellow – Health & Well-being Priority Research Area (H&W PRA), School of Health, Well-being & Social Work, The Open University, UK

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January – December 2015

Research Associate – Centre for Research in Computing, STEM, The Open University, UK

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Post-doctoral Fellow – Institute of Movement & Sport Gerontology, German Sports University Cologne, Germany

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August 2010-2011

Post-doctoral Fellow – David R. Cheriton School of Computer Science, University of Waterloo, ON, Canada

Research Assistant – Centre for Innovative Ageing, Swansea University, UKMay-July 2010Projects involved in:

  • Extracare in Wales. Funded by the Welsh Assembly Government (WAG)

Self-employed Researcher – March 2010. A:Design Association, Newcastle, Tyneside, UK

  • Project: Identification of Business Membership Organizations across the North East of England

Lecturer/Teaching Assistant – September 2005 – May 2008. School of Computing, Teesside University, Middlesbrough, UKSelf-employed Research – August 2007 – February 2008. One North East (ONE), Regional Development Agency, Newcastle, UK

  • Project: Employment and Self-employment opportunities for the Deaf community across the North East

Research Assistant – January 2005 – July 2006. School of Computing, Teesside University, Middlesbrough, UK

  • Project: Current trends of computer games and older adults – CODEWORKS ATL, Newcastle.