Nadine is a researcher in the Faculty of Social Sciences. She has experience of research with children living in residential care and staff members working in residential settings. Her overarching research interests include children, families, alternative care, social work, sociology and relationships. Nadine's forthcoming work at the University will focus on children and families who have affected by domestic abuse (CAFADA), as part of a large-scale, collaborative investigation of social care services. More information can be found here: https://cafada.stir.ac.uk/
Nadine completed her PhD research, titled 'An Ethnographic Exploration of Relationships in Residential Child Care', at the University of Stirling in 2019. She also has an MSc in Applied Social Research (2014) and a BA Hons in Psychology and Sociology (2013), both from the University of Stirling.
Nadine currently splits her time between the University of Stirling's Centre for Child Well-being and Protection (CCWP) and the University of Strathclyde's Centre for Excellence for Children's Care and Protection in Scotland (CELCIS).