Rebecca has returned to Involve for 6 months (September 2019 - March 2020) to project manage and support the team on the Citizens' Assembly on Climate Change.
Rebecca joins us on secondment from the Constitution Unit at University College London where she is a Research Fellow. Previously, she worked for Involve on the MH:2K project, a youth led mental health project and the Citizens' Assembly on Social Care.
Rebecca has previous experience in public engagement having worked as the Research Associate on the Citizens’ Assembly on Brexit. In her past roles she has gained extensive research skills in both quantitative and qualitative methods and has undertaken multiple research roles at institutions such as the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, the University of Manchester and University College London. In January 2017 Rebecca completed her PhD, a thesis on the representation of ethnic minorities in parliament at the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) funded research centre the Centre on the Dynamics of Ethnicity (CoDE) at the University of Manchester. She has a strong track record of publishing in different areas of expertise from the ethics of using big data in health and health care research to the motivations of parliamentarians to represent ethnic minority constituents.