Lucy has been a Senior Researcher at ScotCen for seven years and has undertaken and overseen all aspects of several large-scale surveys including the Scottish Social Attitudes Survey (SSA), the Scottish Health Survey (SHeS) and Realigning Children’s Services (RCS) as well as mixed methods projects (such as Family Friendly Working Scotland). She has previously managed quantitative and qualitative research and evaluative projects in the criminal justice and media consumer sector and with families and children, having worked previously as a Research Manager for the Forward Trust (formerly Rehabilitation for Addicted Prisoners Trust) and at a media consultancy at the University of Sussex, Sussex Innovation Centre. She is an experienced in project design and overseeing implementation, quantitative analysis of survey and administrative datasets and qualitative analysis and reporting.
Lucy is a published author of various academic and research papers as well as an author and second editor of National Statistics Publications for the Scottish Health survey and the Scottish Social Attitudes survey. She has produced a range of outputs including policy briefing papers published at the House of Lords and has presented research at a range of events including the Scottish Parliament, Public Health England, Ministry of Justice, Ofcom and the London Business School.