Is a Senior Lecturer in Social Anthropology at the University of Edinburgh. In 2014 she was awarded her Scottish Beekeepers' Association Basic Beemaster Certificate after learning to keep honeybees at Newbattle Beekeepers' Association. Her work 'before bees' has focused on Tanzania, where she has worked on traditional medicine, public health, infectious diseases, and debates about tradition, funerals and witchcraft.
Is a research fellow in Social Anthropology at the University of Edinburgh. She completed her PhD in 2012. Prior to her involvement with the Beelines project, she has worked on prostheses, technologies of care for dementia, and rehabilitation. Her research interests are within Science and Technology, focusing on ideas of human entanglements with non-human agents.