Doctoral research in the intersection of gender and disability in people living with chronic pain in Scotland and Perú

by María de los Angeles Zapata Rodríguez

Know more about my research

Why am I researching?

One of the main concerns I have is that we are missing more evidence on what means to live in pain in a daily basis. One thing is to experience pain once in a while and another is to have to live in pain 24/7/365. I already said that I think it is relevant toContinue reading “Why am I researching?”

Why powerful employment?

While writing this blog, I thought about the title a lot, I thought it was important that it reveals what my research was about. Then I realized that it wasn’t just a title, but thinking beyond whether I was looking at disability or gender, or just what it means to live with chronic pain. InContinue reading “Why powerful employment?”

Want to get part of my study as a participant?

Are you a professional worker? Do you live with a chronic condition? Do you live in chronic pain (feeling pain all days at some point of the day)? Are you in charge of employment policies? Do you know/represent an organisation related to gender/disability issues?

If you answered YES to any of these questions, please, get in touch

Want to know more about me as a researcher?

Who am I? Where I was born? What did I study? Why am I researching chronic pain and employment? Are you willing to take part in a research led by a complete stranger? You are entitled to these questions and more… 😉

Please, find out more about me in the following link:

I am a second year doctoral student of Human Resources at Heriot-Watt University. I am originally from Peru, 32, my first degree is in Politics. I’ve also studied masters in Education and Business. I am trying to understand how employment experiences of people are impacted when living in chronic pain.

Get in touch:

María de los Angeles Zapata Rodríguez
(+44) 07395 390245

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“When we thought we had all the answers, suddenly all the questions changed.”

Mario Benedetti
(Uruguayan poet and novelist)

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