Dr Rebekah Luff PhD, MSc, BSc
Senior Research Fellow
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As Senior Research Fellow with the ESRC National Centre for Research Methods, I am able to pursue my interests in the teaching of and research into advanced methods as well as substantive policy research within adult social care.
My research interests include the provision of social care for older people, emotional labour and empathy, and sleep and ageing.
Rebekah Luff is a Senior Research Fellow with the ESRC National Centre for Research Methods (NCRM). Rebekah completed a BSc Psychology at Dundee University. She then undertook an MSc Research Methods in Psychology at the University of Surrey, followed by a joint psychology/sociology PhD looking at the emotion work of care staff working in care homes and how this related to the emotional support they provide for residents. Rebekah previously worked at the University of Surrey on the SomnIA: Sleep in Ageing project, a New Dynamics of Ageing-funded research programme examining poor sleep of older adults in care homes and in the community, before joining Social Sciences at Southampton in 2010.