Susan Jones entered into a research career in 2006 on completion of a BSc (Hons) in Public Health and Wellbeing. Since then she has completed a Master’s degree and is now studying for a PhD. Susan nursed patients with cancer for several years before raising a family, she then returned to university to study and develop her career in research. Her focus has been on carrying out a number of systematic reviews and running commissioned, qualitative, research and evaluation projects. The research projects mostly related to nursing and/or public health topics. She has worked with health staff, patients and relatives in various health specialties e.g. stroke, frozen shoulder, neurological conditions, palliative care, smoking in hospital, smoking in pregnancy. The topic of her PhD is the exploration of Normalisation Process Theory as an explanatory tool during implementation of a complex intervention with maternity and stop smoking staff.