Jenny Young

Jenny Young

Jenny Young

Research Fellow

Biography

Jenny is Research Fellow in the School of Health and Social Care and a part-time PhD student. With a background in psychology Jenny has previously worked as a researcher on various projects in the fields of forensic mental health and criminal justice for both the NHS and The Scottish Government. Jenny joined Edinburgh Napier in 2015 and is currently working on two projects funded by the charity Macmillan Cancer Support. Both explore the impact of holistic needs assessment on people affected by cancer in a community and outpatient setting. Jenny's PhD using narrative interviews seeks to understand more about male identity in non-professional carers of someone with cancer.

Esteem

Advisory panels and expert committees/witness

  • Student Representative for Scotland sitting on British Psychological Society Student Committee
  • PhD representative on RCN Scientific Committee

 

Conference/Workshop

  • Organising REF symposium for Edinburgh Napier PhD students and early career researchers