Profile

First Name: Sally
Surname: Berrisford
Telephone: +44 (0)1224 263925
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Role and Responsibilities
Sally Berrisford is currently a lecturer in communications with the department of Communication, Marketing and Media. Prior to joining the Department she was a lecturer at the University of Paisley Business School for nine years and the Glasgow Caledonian University Business School for one year. She taught information, communication, human & strategic management until 2002.

Academic Background
The Robert Gordon University
Degree: PhD (Pending completion).

The Robert Gordon University
Postgraduate Certificate in Research Methods, 2003.

University of Paisley
BA (Hons) Business Administration & Management, 1993.

Research Interests
She had previously been involved in gender related research projects, in particular with women entrepreneurs in Scotland. As a research student of the Department of Communications & Languages she is completing her PhD. Her research concentrates on "Women in Scottish Politics: a study of women MSPs and their communication with journalists in mainstream and political news media".

The focus of the study is to explore a relatively new and developing area of gender and communication research, focusing on the communication relationship between women MSPs and journalists in mainstream and political news media in Scotland.

Research Activity

Conference Proceedings
Berrisford, S. (2003) Women in Scottish Politics: a study of women MSPs and their communication with journalists in mainstream and political news media. In: Proceedings Doctoral Symposium 13th-14th September 2003. Leeds Metropolitan University 2003.

Berrisford, S. and Marcella, R. (2003) Women in Scottish Politics: a study of women MSPs and their communication with journalists in mainstream and political news media. In: Proceedings Fifth Annual Conference Media, Communications and Cultural Studies Association MeCCSA. 19th-21st December 2003. University of Sussex © 2003.

Conference Publications
Bathie, D. and Berrisford, S. (2000) Values and Communication. In: Proceedings Towards a Fairer Future for Women in Education and Employment. STUC Conference. 7th September 2000. © 2000, Paisley Business School, University of Paisley and Authors. ISBN: 0-904391-92-2.

Berrisford, S. and Bathie, D. (2000) Equality, Culture and Communication. In: Proceedings The Second Scottish Trade Union Research Network Conference
(STURN). FUTURE: Working Together for change. © 2000, Department of Management and Marketing, University of Paisley and Authors.
ISBN: 090-4391- 7-9-5.

Berrisford, S. and Chapman, M., and Deakins D. (2001) Exploring the Motivating Factors of Second Generation Women Entrepreneurs. In: Proceedings The Third Scottish Trade Union Research Network Conference (STURN). Working Together: The Way Forward. © 2001, Paisley Business School, University of Paisley and Authors. ISBN: 1903-978-09-2.

Berrisford, S., Chapman, M., and Deakins, D. (2002) Towards and Understanding of Women Entrepreneurs. In: Proceedings The 2002 Small Business and Entrepreneurship Development Conference. 15-16th April 2002. The University of Nottingham, UK. European Research Press Ltd. ISBN: 1- 872677- 40-1

Berrisford, S. and Marcella, R. (2004) Women in Scottish Politics: a study of women MSPs and their communication with journalists in mainstream and political news media. (Work in Progress). Feminism Contesting Globalisation. Women's Studies Network Association (UK and Ireland). Newsletter Number forty-four, February 2004. ISSN: 1362-475X