Sarah is a Reader in Applied Developmental Psychology and a popular science author at the University of Salford with 26 publications on people’s health, wellbeing and digital environments to her name.

Sarah is a Reader in Applied Developmental Psychology and a popular science author at the University of Salford with 26 publications on people’s health, wellbeing and digital environments to her name. One of her aspirations is to disrupt the UK commute. To this end, she has recently undertaken a review of the mental health impact of the commute and the implications for flexible working agendas. Previous research has been disseminated at the World Health Organisation and is a fellow for life with the Winston Churchill Memorial Trust. Since completing a PhD at the University of Warwick, Sarah has partnered with academics, industry, charity and local authorities. Over her career, she has directed externally funded research projects and including those with a digital focus which have won awards from EPSRC Digital Economy and ModeshiftUK. Sarah loves working in Salford, a Top 20 European digital city (European Digital City Index, Nesta 2016).