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Dr Mahera Ruby

Profile summary

Professional biography

An Educationalist with expertise and interest in: Intergenrational learning; Children's learner identities; qualitative research methodologies


PhD, Goldsmiths, University of London

MA (Ed), The Open University, UK

PGCE (Seconday Science), UCL Institute of Education, UK

BSc (Hons) in Chemistry, University of Sussex, UK

Externally funded projects

‘Amar bari, amar jibon’ [My home, my life]: developing suitable living environments for Bangladeshi elders
RoleStart dateEnd dateFunding source
Co-investigator26 Mar 202230 Jun 2025Dunhill Medical Trust

This project aims to : 1) develop an evidence base that hears from older adults from Bangladeshi communities living in London about their lived experiences of place - home, housing and neighbourhood environments, its implications for wellbeing and what constitutes ‘suitable living environments and pathways’ for ageing well ; and, 2) together with our community partners coproduce evidence- based recommendations that can be used to raise awareness , inform local housing and ageing well strategies to develop suitable living environments.