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Building a resilient workforce

RESILIENCE aims to bring together researchers interested in studying the resilience and well-being of students and trainees, the selection and recruitment of doctors, and career choices for students and trainees.



Who is involved with the network?

  • Anita Laidlaw (St Andrews) - Associate Director / Lead
  • Helen Allbutt (NES)
  • Leeanne Bodkin (University of Aberdeen)
  • Jo Cecil (University of St Andrews)
  • Ruth Cruickshank (University of St Andrews)
  • Margaret Cullen (University of Edinburgh)
  • Richard Day (University of Dundee)
  • Ashley Dennis (University of Dundee)
  • Lisi Gordon (University of Dundee)
  • Kara Halcrow (University of Aberdeen)
  • Hannah Hesselgreaves (University of Glasgow)
  • David Jeffrey (University of Edinburgh)
  • Ken Mavor (University of St Andrews)
  • Helen McLeod (University of Dundee)
  • Gozde Ozakinci (University of Andrews)
  • Adam Polnay (University of Edinburgh)
  • Janet Skinner (University of Edinburgh)
  • Ali Smithies (University of Dundee)
  • Vicky Tallentire (University of Edinburgh)
  • Tom Taylor (NHS Greater Glasgow & Clyde)
  • Hilary Young (University of Edinburgh)


Network-related projects

Previous network-specific events

23rd July 2014: “Beyond prevalence to process: The role of self and identity in medical student wellbeing”, Seminar by Dr Ken Mavor from St Andrews University (CTA Room, Mackenzie Building, Kirsty Semple Way, Dundee, 12.30 – 1.30 pm)

Previous network-specific events

Tuesday, June 2, 2015 - 12:30 to 13:30, "Setting the agenda for dental education research in Scotland: a priority setting exercise with multiple stakeholders ", Karen Barton, Morlich/Nevis Room, Mackenzie Building

Tuesday, January 27, 2015 - 12:30 to 13:30, "Experience of communication-related anxiety in medical students", Dr Anita Laidaw (University of St Andrews), Morlich/Nevis Room, Mackenzie Building

Upcoming network-specific events

There are currently no upcoming events for this Thematic Network.