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Dr Ruth Wilson

Dr Ruth Wilson

Ruth Wilson

 +44 (0)344 928 5428

Social Economic and Geographical Studies Group

James Hutton Institute 



AB15 8QH


Ruth is a research assistant in the Social, Economic and Geographical Sciences (SEGS) group. Ruth works on projects about demographic change in remote areas, place-based policy and community resilience. Her current research interests include:

  • Lived experiences of remote, rural and island societies and cultures
  • Community dynamics, identity and belonging
  • The relationship betwen technological and social change

Leading Ideas

  • Community Resilience
  • Demographic Change

Area of Strategic Research Programme

Further information the Scottish Government's Strategic Research Programme is available

  • Theme 3: Food, Health and Wellbeing
  • 3.4 - Communities and Wellbeing
  • 3.4.1 Demographic change in remote areas