Maria Zubair, Wendy Martin and Christina Victor

Maria Zubair

Dr Maria Zubair is a Research Associate at the School of Community Based Medicine at The University of Manchester. She has previously worked in an ESRC-funded New Dynamics of Ageing study exploring Families and Caring in South Asian Communities and currently involved in a project investigating the under-use of health and social services by older South Asians with dementia. She is a member of the British Society of Gerontology and the Manchester Interdisciplinary Collaboration for Research on Ageing. Her areas of interest include race and ethnicity, gender, ageing, identity, social and familial relationships and support networks, and qualitative research methodologies.

School of Community Based Medicine
3rd Fl East
Jean McFarlane Building, University Place, The University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester M13 9PL
United Kingdom


Wendy Martin

Dr Wendy Martin is Lecturer in Health Studies in the School of Health Sciences and Social Care at Brunel University, UK. She is Honorary Secretary of the British Society of Gerontology, co-convenor of the British Sociological Association (BSA) Ageing, Body and Society study group and Officer at Large for the RC11 Sociology of Ageing Committee of the International Sociological Association. Her research interests include ageing bodies, emotions, ethnicity, care and the development of visual methods.

United Kingdom


Christina Victor

Christina Victor is Professor of Gerontology and Public Health in the School of Health Sciences and Social Care and is currently Director of the Doctorate in Public Health at Brunel University. She has a BA in Geography from Swansea University; an MPhil in Medical Geography from Nottingham and a PhD from the Welsh National School of Medicine and is Fellow of the Faculty of Public Health. Christina is also Executive Director for Healthy Ageing at the Brunel Institute of Ageing Studies (BIAS) and Editor in Chief of Ageing and Society.

UB8 3PH.
United Kingdom