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School of Social and Political Science: Graduate school


Social Work

Name PhD Title Research Interests Contact Information
Ariane Critchley Working Title - Quickening steps: An institutional ethnography of pre-birth child protection in Scotland Child protection, Working in partnership with young people,Children and Young People,,Kinship and motherhood,social work,Children and childhood,Childbearing,Perinatal care and support
Daniela Duff gender mainstreaming,International theory,Human rights,Feminism,Global south,Migration and development,Ghana,Social Policy,women's movements,poverty,social protection,Elder,gender equality,Innovative Research Methods,Sustainability  
+44 (0)7379 107 288
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 The Causes and Motivations of Hate Crime: Implications for Criminal Justice Social Work and Beyond Criminal Justice,Hate Crime,Prejudice,Restorative Justice,Effective Interventions,Gender and Crime,Criminology,Social Work practice
Bethany Jennings Selling Sex and Other Low-income Employment in Dhaka: Exploring Women's Experiences International Social Work,Sex Work,gender,Low income employment,Bangladesh
No Photo Salim Kaya How do Turkish fathers parent? fathers and fatherhood,Adult-child relations/interactions,Parenting,Sociology of Religion
No Photo Deepa Kuriachan 2.xx Chrystal Macmillan Building
Yukti Lamba Children's Rights,Adult-child relations/interactions,Child protection,Children and Young People
Hadijah Mwenyango refugees/migration and displacement;,Women's Health,Children's Rights,Risk and vulnerability,Social Work Service Provision West wing 
+44 7786536924
Victor Paz Oliva Developing social pedagogic residential care in the UK: The contribution of Spanish theoretical models and practice. residential child care,social pedagogy,Education and social change School of Political and Social Sciences, Chrystal Macmillan Building
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