Who We Are

Dr. Emma Miller: University of Strathclyde


Emma is a senior research associate at Strathclyde University.  For the last eleven years she has worked between research, policy and practice on personal outcomes.  She is a registered social worker. You can access Emma’s publications here.


Karen Barrie: University of the West of Scotland


Karen’s background in health informatics evolved into an interest in experiences of health and social care and the use of participatory methods within service improvement. Karen now leads the research arm of the My Home Life programme at UWS concluding her PhD on personal outcomes for people living with dementia.

Alison Upton: Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC)

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Alison is Integration Development Manager with the Scottish Social Services Council. Working with health colleagues and partners across the sector, Ali is progressing the workforce development strategies for integration and Self-Directed Support.


Audrey Taylor: NHS Education Scotland (NES)

Audrey is Educational Projects Manager at NHS Education Scotland (NES) focusing on health and social care integration.

Ellen Daly: Institute for Research and Social Innovation in Social Services

Ellen Daly

Ellen is a Project Manager with the Iriss’s Evidence-informed Practice team, working with a range of partners to support the creation, use and sharing of evidence across the social services sector.

You can contact us at: info@personaloutcomescollaboration.org