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Public Profile

Title
Mrs
First Name
Heather
Last Name
Thomson
Job Title
AQMeN Research & Development Manager
Employer/Institution
University of Edinburgh
Discipline
Non-academic
Other discipline / Specific area of work
AQMeN Training
Short Biography

Heather joined AQMeN as Training Manager in 2009 from the private sector where she worked as a Technical Trainer and Training Manager for 5 years. Her main responsibilities in this role were to develop and implement the training and KE strategy, organise and coordinate events across the three main research strands and additional funded projects on Scottish independence leading up to the referendum with a focus on evaluation and impact, and actively encourage and facilitate Networking and Collaboration between the 2000+ members of the AQMeN Network. In April 2014 Heather moved into the position of Research and Development Manager and is responsible for the coordination and strategic oversight of all AQMeN research and training activities.