Researcher biography

Claire is a researcher, activist and educator. Her PhD (in Health Psychology), examined social constructions of women's sexuality and the implications for overall health and wellbeing. Claire has done extensive research and published in the areas of cosmetic surgery, non-relationship sex and media representations of bodies and sex. She comes from a teaching background and regularly delivers lectures and presentations on gender and sexuality.

Claire is currently involved in a number of projects examining the role of gender in respectful relationships education, best practice in sexuality and relationships education and initiatives encouraging female participation in STEM subject choices and careers.