Dementia Research Programme | academic
Population Health Sciences Institute Faculty of Medical Sciences Newcastle University 5th Floor Ridley 1 Newcastle upon Tyne
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Dr Kate Gibson is a postdoctoral applied health researcher with a background in sociology. She is currently involved in a range of applied qualitative research in ageing.
Kate is broadly interested social inequalities. Since working in applied health, she has extended her academic interest in Bourdieusian social theory and class to include an empirical focus on health interventions and policy.
Kate uses a range of qualitative methods. These include ethnography, photo/object elicitation, life history interviews, ‘Go-alongs’ and focus groups.