I am a Senior Lecturer and Health Psychologist appointed in both the School of Education (People, Place and Social Change Research Group) and School of Psychology. I am a pluralist researcher but my starting point involves using a variety of qualitative techniques and recent innovations in the field such as photo-elicitation, to uncover and document the complex narratives associated with lived experiences. I am also researching in the field of open science in terms of its implications for research and teaching in qualitative methods. My interest in lived experiences range from adjusting to chronic illness, resilience in later life, lifelong learning and wellbeing, and post-graduate adjustment to studying abroad.
Key areas of research interest
Health Psychology, social justice topics, open science, big data, narrative medicine, learning and health, counselling skills, chronic pain, documenting illness, qualitative methodology, Interpretative Phenomenological Analysis (IPA), the psychology of ageing, promoting wellbeing in later life, public engagement, visual arts and design, photo-elicitation
ASSIST GLOBAL: Groundwork and preparation for a research study to adapt, develop and test the implementation effectiveness of ‘A Stop Smoking In Schools Trial’ (ASSIST) in low and middle income settings”. This project is funded by the Scottish Funding Council (SFC) Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF), grant reference SFC/AN/10/2018. Click Here for Kate's Infographic
Assessing older adults’ nutritional and wellbeing outcomes associated with ageing in place with supported food accessibility: A mixed-methods, Biopsychosocial analysis (February, 2019-2020). In partnership with Eat Well Age Well and Food Train and funded through Community Lottery Fund. PI (KR) and Co-I Catherine Lido. DOI 10.17605/OSF.IO/D8EAU Click Here for Kate's Infographic
Eat Well Age Well Partnership Project Impact & Community Outreach. Funded through the Glasgow KE Flexible Fund 2019/20, Lido, C (P-I), Reid, K (Co-I). See Visual Minutes from our Recent Healthy Ageing Conference!
British Psychological Society - Research seminar competition for expert hearings on qualitative methods and open science, 2019/20, Branney, P, Gwyther, H, Reid, K.
Representing literacies in times of precarity using Glasgow ‘Big Data’ (UBDC partnership): Turning research data into interactive and engaging social objects for the public (with MakLab). ESRC Impact Acceleration Account, December 2016. PI (KR) and Co-I Catherine Lido. Click Here for Kate's Infographic 1, and 2 See the University of Glasgow ESRC Festival of Social Science VIDEO which features our participation at the 2017 IKEA in store event & my Blog post on Urban Big Data Centre Webpage)
Knowledge Exchange, Public Engagement and Impact.
I regularly present and engage with a wide variety of non academic audiences through public engagement and knowledge exchange. Recently I have participated at the ESRC Festival of Social Science in IKEA (2017), Glasgow Science Festival, and MOSS Fest (Middle of Scotland Science Festival) as organising knowledge exchange events such as the recent 'Healthy Ageing in Place' sold out conference (in partnership with our third sector partners) and older persons afternoon tea (Reid and Lido, 2019) - more is planned with the assistance of recent funding from The Glasgow KE Flexible Fund (Lido & Reid, 2019/20).
Lido, C. , Reid, K. and Osborne, M. (2020) Blurring Boundaries: Exploring the potential for ‘Big Data’ to address inequalities in lifewide learning engagement. In: Slowey, M., Schuetze, H. G. and Zubrzycki, T. (eds.) Inequality, Innovation and Reform in Higher Education: Challenges of Migration and Ageing Populations. Series: Lifelong learning book series (25). Springer. ISBN 9783030282264 (doi:10.1007/978-3-030-28227-1) (In Press)
Roebuck, D. and Reid, K. (2019) How trainee therapists experience resilience: an interpretative phenomenological analysis. Counselling and Psychotherapy Research, (Accepted for Publication)
Lido, C. , Reid, K. and Osborne, M. (2019) Lifewide learning in the city: novel big data approaches to exploring learning with large-scale surveys, GPS, and social media. Oxford Review of Education, 45(2), pp. 279-295. (doi:10.1080/03054985.2018.1554531)
Branney, P., Reid, K. , Frost, N., Coan, S., Mathieson, A. and Woolhouse, M. (2019) A context-consent meta-framework for designing open (qualitative) data studies. Qualitative Research in Psychology, 16(3), pp. 483-502. (doi:10.1080/14780887.2019.1605477)
Lido, C. , Reid, K. and Osborne, M. (2018) Big Data, Lifelong Learning and Learning Cities: Promoting City-Discourse on Social Inequalities in Learning. Other. Pascal International Observatory.
Reid, K. (2017) Adventures in design and data - how good design took big data to IKEA. [UBDC Website https://www.ubdc.ac.uk/news-media/2017/november/adventures-in-design-and-data-how-good-design-took-big-data-to-ikea/ ]
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