60 Sec with Rebecca Rylance, Assistant Director School of Health and Society 

By Mar.14, 2018

1.What is your position within the School?

Assistant Director School of Health and Society  – Health Directorate.

2.How long have you worked in the School of Health and Society, University of Salford?

17 months.

3.Which building are you based in?

Mary Seacole.

4.Why did you choose to work within the School?

The reputation Salford has for leading innovations in nursing both in teaching and learning and in research.

5.What is your most memorable moment of being in the School?

My first day, feeling optimistic and hopeful that anything is possible.

6.What is your biggest dream?

To complete my PhD.

7.When you are not at work what do you do to relax?

Spend time with my lovely partner and my three fantastic children.

8.What was your first job?

Saturday girl at the local paper shop (News agents).

9. What has been your greatest achievement?

Worked with people with dementia as a researcher and helped to co-create apps which have the potential to keep people with dementia live well for longer.

10.What would make your job easier?

Less emails!

11.Finally, what one piece of advice would you give to students/colleagues?

If it’s not hard it’s not worth doing it.


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