DR SARA MACLENNAN IS AWARDED AN HONORARY RESEARCH FELLOWSHIP BY BIRKBECK UNIVERSITY OF LONDON
Dr Sara MacLennan, who helped found The METIS Collaboration and who is now its Co Director, has been awarded an Honorary Research Fellowship by Birkbeck University of London to support her work with the Centre for Sustainable Working Life (CSWL) in its School of Business, Economics & Informatics. She is the first Honorary appointment made by the College to CSWL.
Formerly an Associate Professor of Health Psychology in the WHO Institute of Work, Health & Organisations, University of Nottingham, Sara is currently Senior Lecturer in Health Psychology in the Academic Urology Unit in the Institute of Applied Health Sciences at the University of Aberdeen. She is also Operations Director of UCAN (an Aberdeen based urological cancer charity). She was educated at the University of Liverpool (BSc) and Nottingham University Medical School (PhD). She is well published in the areas of cancer treatment, cancer survivorship and also occupational health psychology.
Sara holds joint research grants on cancer survivorship and work engagement with Professor Tom Cox, CSWL, funded by Macmillan in Scotland, by UCAN and by the ESRC. She is also supporting CSWL’s developing interests in the effects of breast and of head and neck cancers on working life.