Dr Siobhan O’Dwyer is an award-winning researcher, educator, and writer. She has conducted world-first research on suicide and homicide risk in family carers and collaborated with leading experts on the development and evaluation of psychosocial approaches to dementia care.

Currently based at the University of Exeter Medical School, Siobhan has qualifications in Psychology, Human Movement Studies, and Higher Education, and has previously held positions at Griffith University (Brisbane, Australia) and the National Seniors Productive Ageing Centre (Canberra, Australia). She is passionate about community and media engagement and ensuring that research is translated into better practice and meaningful policy.

Siobhan is also the founder of Shut Up & Write Tuesdays and has been a Social Media Correspondent for Piirus. When she’s not working, Siobhan can be found breathing deeply on her yoga mat, baking up a storm in the kitchen, or curled up with a good book.

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