REPRESENT: Building trust and trustworthiness in early cancer detection research

Together with co-investigators from UCL, OHSU and Manchester, I will be leading REPRESENT: A Community Engagement Roadmap to Improve Participant Representation in Cancer Research Early Detection. Funded by the International Alliance for Cancer Early Detection (ACED), I will be working together with renowned academics in Public Health, Epidemiology, Medicine, Genomics, Social Sciences and Public InvolvementContinue reading “REPRESENT: Building trust and trustworthiness in early cancer detection research”

ELUSIVE RISKS: Engaging with the so-called ‘hard-to-reach’ in their communities

Beyond biomedical spaces, my fellowship seeks to better understand why only some people can genuinely participate in narratives of ‘biomedical progress’ and how those experiences impinge upon emic notions of trust and belonging. The CRUK pump-priming grant ‘ Elusive Risks’, (2019-2021) has explored the social worlds of ‘structurally vulnerable’ communities in Cambridgeshire and how theirContinue reading “ELUSIVE RISKS: Engaging with the so-called ‘hard-to-reach’ in their communities”