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WEBINAR: Improving how we understand and measure sexual wellbeing to capture human flourishing and social justice
May 24 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm UTC+1
May 24, 2023 at 2pm UK time (3pm CET, 9am EST)
Presentation by Dr Karen Lorimer
Co-Coordinator, HDCA Thematic Group on Gender and Sexuality
Dr Karen Lorimer (BA (Hons), MPhil, PhD, PGCAP, FHEA) is a Reader in Social Science and Health, in the School of Health & Life Sciences at Glasgow Caledonian University in Scotland. She is a sociologist, interested in sexual health, sexual wellbeing, capability approach and gender-based violence. She currently leads a British Academy/Leverhulme project on working class women and sexual violence.
Karen is an active member of the Gender Research and Equalities Network at GCU. She is a member of the Scottish Parliament Cross-Party Group on Sexual Health and Blood Borne Viruses, and is a member of the Scottish Government's National Monitoring and Research Group (NMRG).
She is a member of the Human Development and Capability Association (HDCA), and co-coordinates the thematic group 'Gender and Sexuality'.
Karen completed the PGCert in Academic Practice in 2008 and is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy. She is alumni of both the Royal Society of Edinburgh (RSE), Young Academy of Scotland (2011-2016) and Global Young Academy (2013-2018), having been elected to Co-Chair in both organisations.