Fiona is a Research Fellow in Social Work at The University of Edinburgh. Fiona’s broad research interests are in the areas of childhood, children’s rights, child welfare and family relationships. During the TLC research she was responsible for the ethnographic and video stimulated recall research that was carried in Scotland. She also played a significant role in the development of the CPD materials that have resulted from the project.
Fiona’s previous research focused on children’s views and experiences of contact where there is history of domestic abuse and of contact policy and legislation. She has held a variety of posts in the voluntary sector. She worked at Scottish Women’s Aid as a children’s policy worker and at Barnardo’s as a support worker and a development worker.