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School of Social and Political Science: Graduate school


Social Work

Name PhD Title Research Interests Contact Information
Carol Duncan Child protection,Looked After Children,Family support,Birth family contact,Children's Hearings System,Decision-making  

Sarah Golightley Mad Studies,Anti-Oppressive Social Work Practice,Therapeutic Communities,Young People in Care,Social Policy,Domestic Abuse,Feminism,Intersectionality,Peer research,Peer Support,Homelessness,Narrative Inquiry,Disability Studies,Queer Studies,Trans Studies,Qualitative Research Methods,Critical Pedagogy,Service User Research  

Sarah.Golightley [at]
Rania Hamad How and why hate crime occurs: exploring the accounts of people convicted of hate crime in Scotland Criminal Justice,Hate Crime,Prejudice,Restorative Justice,Effective Interventions,Gender and Crime,Criminology,Social Work practice,Balance of power
Chad Lance Hemady Impact of maternal adverse childhood experiences on infant outcomes: Mediating role of teratogen use during pregnancy Policy,Social Epidemiology,public health,Resilience,stress,Sexual and Gender Based Violence,Early intervention policy and practice,social work interventions
Yukti Lamba Children's Rights,Adult-child relations/interactions,Child protection,Children and Young People
Sarah Rose Creating thriving teams: Enhancing the emotional resilience of social workers in local authority adult social work services emotional resilience,Well-being,social workers,adult services,organisational culture Social Work
Pascal Rudin Children's Rights,'global mental health',ADHD,Family,Education,discourse analysis