Dr Deborah Morgan
Research Assistant (01792) 513018
After graduating from the Open University in 2005, Deborah went on to study for an MSc in Social Science Research Methods at Cardiff University. After completing her MSc, Deborah worked at the Welsh Institute for Health and Social Care, before undertaking a PhD at Swansea University exploring Transitions in Loneliness and social isolation in Later Life.
During her PhD, Deborah worked as a researcher on the Cognitive Function and Ageing Study (CFAS). She has also worked as a researcher at Cardiff University. On completion of her PhD, Deborah returned to Swansea, working on various research projects at the Centre for Innovative Ageing.
She is the current chair of the British Society of Gerontology’s (BSG) Emerging Researchers in Ageing (ERA) committee and is a reference group member of Public Health Network Cymru. She also works closely with Ageing Well in Wales on issues around loneliness and social isolation.
Deborah has a background in social gerontology, sociology and health and social care. Her research interests include older adults, loneliness and social isolation health/social inequalities, disability and chronic illness, and new ageing populations.