Stuart Cole - Research Manager
Stuart is Research Manager for DSC’s Armed Forces Charities project. Since joining DSC in 2015, Stuart has provided research and consultancy on those charities which support the armed forces community.
Stuart has produced a number of reports including Focus On: Armed Forces Charities’ Mental Health Provision (2017); Sector Insight: Armed Forces Charities in Scotland (2016); and Cobseo’s Members’ Survey (2015).
Before joining DSC in 2015, Stuart held an academic post in public health research, working on as a systematic review in partnership with the World Health Organization, and on a project exploring alcohol consumption, funded by Alcohol Research UK. He was also an Analyst on a project in partnership with the NHS, examining A&E data relating to trauma, injury and alcohol related harm.
Stuart holds a BA (Hons) in Psychology and Sociology, an MSc in Applied Psychology, and a PGCE in Psychology. He is a qualified teacher and worked for five years as a Psychology Lecturer at a number of FE colleges and schools before moving into applied research.