Mary Burton first studied Occupational Therapy at Cardiff University School of Medicine. She attained a 2:1 BSc degree and is due to complete a MSc in Advanced Professional practice in 2017.
Mary worked as a qualified Occupational Therapist within inpatient hospitals, Older Persons services and Community Learning Disabilities prior to joining the University of Northampton.
Having joined the University of Northampton Mary has successfully completed her Post Graduate Teaching Qualification culminating in a Higher Education Fellowship.
BSc (Hons) Occupational Therapy. Teaching on the following modules:
- Functional Human Sciences
- Personal and Professional Skills
- Research Methods
- Occupational Therapy Specialist Skills
Mary supervises undergraduate students completing their dissertations for the BSc Occupational Therapy degree.
Current area of research interest is regarding social connectedness and online gaming.
- Lowis, M. J., Edwards, A. and Burton, M. (2009) Do older people use religion as a coping aid? Paper presented to: British Psychological Society's Psychologists Special Interest Group in the Elderly (PSIGE) (Working with Older People), Swansea, UK, 01-03 July 2009. (Unpublished)
- Lowis, M. J., Edwards, A. and Burton, M. (2009) Factors associated with optimal ageing: a review of some original research. PSIGE Newsletter. 107, p. 63. 1360-3671.