Hadi is a Research Fellow based in the Faculty of Social Science, University of Stirling. His background is in the field of health informatics. His current research is on the delivery of technology to prevent overdose death for people in Scotland. He leads phase II of the Overdose Detection and Alert Technology (ODART) project which involved piloting and evaluating a responder application. He is also involved in the Digital Lifelines Scotland project which helps people at risk of drug-related death to connect digitally with those that care about them and services that support them.