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Dr Susie Weller

Senior Research Fellow
University of Southampton.
Clinical Ethics and Law (CELS) research group in the Faculty of Medicine

Dr Susie Weller is a Senior Research Fellow in the Wellcome Centre for Human Genetics, University of Oxford and in Clinical Ethics, Law and Society at Southampton (CELS). She is affiliated to the UK’s National Centre for Research Methods (NCRM) and is an Honorary Researcher at the University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa.

Susie has 20 years’ experience of conducting research with children, youth, and families. She has expertise in qualitative longitudinal research (QLR), creative, participatory, and remote methods, and qualitative secondary analysis. Susie has led and/or worked on a range of QLR projects, including a 12-year study of young people’s trajectories to adulthood as part of the ESRC Timescapes initiative. Currently, she is a senior researcher on the Ethical Preparedness in Genomic Medicine and YouthLife programmes; Co-Investigator of TeC-19, an international QLR study of teenagers in COVID-19 times; and senior advisor on Bukhali, a study of women’s journeys to motherhood in Soweto, South Africa. With colleagues, she pioneered a new breadth-and-depth method for large-scale qualitative secondary analysis and co-founded the Big Qual Analysis Resource Hub.