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Our Research

This list outlines some of our research within this subject area:

  • Dr Dawn Benson (Patient safety/human factors, clinical negligence, disability studies)
  • Dr Toby Brandon (Inclusion and engagement; disablist hate crime, advocacy and mental health recovery)
  • Prof Sue Carr (Complex public health interventions: knowledge articulation, responding to the needs of hard to reach populations, proximal and distal outcome identification and measurement)
  • Dr Tina Cook (Participatory/inclusive research practice, learning disability, cognitive impairment and special educational needs)
  • Dr Sonia Dalkin (Palliative care, health inequalities and complex interventions)
  • Dr Lesley Anne Gallacher (Visual and material cultures of embodied development in infancy and early childhood)
  • Dr Lucy Grimshaw (Social exclusion and poverty; community empowerment and participation; gender and organisational theory)
  • Dr Katie Haighton (Development and evaluation of complex public health interventions; alcohol, tobacco, diet, exercise, welfare)
  • Dr Philip Heslop (Foster care, fathers, grandparents/kinship care, autism)
  • Dr Nancy Kelly (Community development and public health, drug misuse, safeguarding children and decision making in pre-proceedings practice)
  • Dr Sarah Lonbay (Engagement of service users and carers within health and social care contexts: older people, adult safeguarding, service user and carer participation, social policy, and advocacy)
  • Dr Joanna Reynolds (Communication needs and abilities in children with autism, in children and adults with severe learning disabilities and in patient-practitioner consultations; promoting mental health resilience in children and families; inclusive methodologies)

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