At a glance


  • Research


Based in London (North)
Will travel to London (Central), London (East), London (North), London (South), London (West), Buckinghamshire, East Sussex, Kent, Oxfordshire, West Sussex, Bristol, Staffordshire, West Midlands
I would prefer to volunteer Mainly at home, or mainly at the office.


Either in or out of office hours

I can commit to two days a week at least; however, I am generally flexible


  • Any

Type of role

Ongoing role, Short term project

About me

Research interests:

  • community participation and community development
  • civil society and community empowerment
  • impact assessment

Expert in:

  • designing qualitative research
  • conducting fieldwork including in-depth interviews and participant observation
  • qualitative data analysis

Experienced in:

  • designing questionnaires
  • SPSS

Good in:

  • delivering tasks to deadlines
  • teamwork

Summary of work experiences:

2010-2012 I was teaching assistant for the module called ‘tourism management with the community approach’. This included:

  • providing reading materials
  • managing the discussion sessions
  • helping students to come up with research ideas and dissertation topics
  • marking assignments

2008-2009 I assisted the Birmingham University Alumni in the research conducted in order to understand the graduated students’ level and type of employment. My role was to:

  • conduct the survey using a questionnaire
  • organise the collected data and preparing them for analysis
  • do the initial analysis 

2004-2010 I was a member of Environmental, Social and Health Assessment (ESHIA) team for gas and oil projects in Iran. It was a qualitative focused field research and I was involved in:

  • conducting in-depth interviews and focus groups
  • organizing the collected data
  • finding the themes and conducting the second round interviews or focus groups
  • interpreting the themes and preparing the report of the findings


What am I looking for

  • community development projects
  • community participation
  • marginalised social groups empowerment
  • female empowerment