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Lyndsey is a PhD student in the Centre for Social Informatics at Edinburgh Napier University. She completed her BSc (Hons) Psychology degree at Northumbria University and her MSc in Developmental Psychopathology at Durham University before deciding to apply for a PhD. 
Lyndsey is currently undertaking a full time PhD in Information Science entitled ‘Enhancing the capacity for workplace learning and innovation in Scotland’. She is exploring how innovative work behaviours can be supported and enhanced through workplace learning. This focuses on specific contextual requirements for individuals to develop innovative work behaviours, including culture and strategy presented in the workplace. Lyndsey’s research will lead to the development of a framework to explain specific requirements for individuals to develop the capacity to innovate.  
Lyndsey is currently preparing for her empirical data collection and is also using exploratory analysis to highlight trends in training and skills within UK and European secondary datasets.
Prior to commencing her PhD, Lyndsey specialised in educational and employment rehabilitation (neurological and mental health) through her work as an Assistant Psychologist and Specialist Mental Health Mentor. She trained as a Career Adviser in England before moving to Scotland to begin her PhD.

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Last updated 1 Dec 2016 11:12am