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Research interests

I am an ESRC-funded PhD Student in Social Policy. My main research interests are in the pharmaceutical industry, lobbying, and the interaction between the two. Throughout my MRes in Sociology and my role as a Research Assistant, both at the University of Bath, I researched and published on the pharmaceutical industry’s engagement with healthcare organisations and patient organisations in the UK. Following on from this and taking my previous research to a higher level of abstraction, my PhD project is focused on pharmaceutical industry lobbying in the UK. My project seeks to explore what a lobbyist working both in-house and commercially for the pharmaceutical industry in the UK is, as well as how they engage with executive and legislatives branches of government.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being

Education/Academic qualification

Sociology, Master of Research, University of Bath

3 Oct 20162 Oct 2018

Award Date: 2 Oct 2018

Sociology, Bachelor of Science, University of Bath

3 Oct 20113 Jul 2015

Award Date: 3 Jul 2015


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