Miranda is the Principal Investigator for the Schools, Learning and Mental Health project. She is also a PhD co-supervisor on Work Package 3 (Supporting young people’s mental health in school).She joined Inland Norway University of Applied Sciences in August 2011 as a full-time Professor of Public Health. Prior to this, she was Head of the Centre for Public Health Research at the University of Chester, England. She is a qualified secondary school teacher and taught in the south east of England after completing her PhD. Miranda has a particular research interest in the health and wellbeing of children and young people. She is especially interested in understanding how institutions (or ‘settings’), such as the school and the family, influence the developmental trajectories of children and young people, particularly in relation to their mental health and wellbeing.