From a young age, Suzanne would watch documentaries and read anything she could to satisfy her curiosity and deepen her understanding of the people and the world around her. She has always felt a strong commitment to social justice and a desire to contribute to ‘making things better’ wherever possible.
She designed and undertook her first research study as part of a Japanese Ministry of Education post-graduate research scholarship in Japan. She has continued to learn and develop her skills as a researcher and is particularly interested in areas related to the specialist research that BAIL focuses on. A particular highlight of her work with BAIL has been as a research assistant in the 2018 Telehealth project. She found the role stimulating and rewarding, especially interacting with members of the public whilst conducting qualitative research interviews.
Currently on her bedside table is a pile of books on tiny and small houses and, ‘Mary, Queen of Scots and the Murder of Lord Darnley’… Her favourite place is anywhere outdoors in nature – ‘especially being by a river listening to the gurgling sound of flowing water or in a forest listening to the wind in the trees’.