Dr Alison Rouncefield-Swales

Alison is a Research Fellow (Qualitative) for the Changing Agendas on Sleep, Treatment and Learning in Childhood Epilepsy (CASTLE) project, based at Edge Hill University. Alison is an experienced researcher and with significant experience working in higher education. She has held positions in both research and project management across education and health, which have focused on improving the experiences of children and young people. Alison has a keen interested in drawing on engaging and creative methodologies which places people at the heart of the research process.

Dr Alison Rouncefield-Swales

Role within CASTLE:

Alison is a research fellow involved in the qualitative aspects of CASTLE.


  • PhD (2018)
  • MA (2013)
  • BA (Hons) (2001)

Core expertise:

  • Qualitative research methods,
  • Research with children and young people
  • Lived experience in research


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