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Catherine Dawson Self-employed researcher and writer

Dr Catherine Dawson studied at university in the UK for an undergraduate degree in Combined Humanities, a Master’s Degree in Social Research and a PhD that looked at the learning choices of adults returning to education. She has worked as a research assistant, research associate and tutor at various UK universities and as a research and training officer in both the public and private sectors. Over the years she has developed and taught research methods courses for undergraduate and postgraduate students and has designed and delivered bespoke research methods training sessions to employees at all levels in the private sector. During her career she has undertaken a wide variety of publicly and privately funded research projects. Catherine currently works as a freelance researcher and writer, concentrating on research methods, study skills and student finance.