Ruth studied Psychology at the University of Leicester (BA Hons) where, upon graduation, was awarded the Arthur Humphrey’s Memorial Prize. She continued her education reading Research Methods in Psychology (MSc) at UCL.
Whilst studying for her MSc Ruth simultaneously worked in the Health Psychology Unit at Guy’s Hospital (KCL). Here, Ruth was involved in various studies including projects focused on the psychological impact of liver function testing and the impact of genetic risk feedback on individuals smoking behaviours.
Ruth joined the Clinical Safety Research Unit (CSRU) in April 2010 and is currently doing a PhD investigating the use of Physical Simulation Techniques to aid the Implementation of Information Systems within a clinical context. This is part of a larger EPSRC funder project focused on the potential of information and communications technology (ICT) to improve health and transform care provision.