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Paul Biddle

Research Fellow

Department: Social Sciences

He has managed the delivery of projects, or been part of a team that has delivered projects, for a range of clients including: Department for Work and Pensions, the Department of Health, the Ministry of Justice, the Scottish Government, the National Trust, the Arts Council, the TUC, local government and a range of third sector organisations and partnerships. He has undertaken research and evaluation across a diverse range of areas including social exclusion, welfare reform, housing, criminal justice, healthcare in the criminal justice system, disability, culture and heritage, animal welfare, equality & diversity, employment and service provision for children and adolescents. Paul has recently begun teaching into Criminology undergraduate models and has previously contributed to post-graduate teaching on research methods.

Campus Address

Dept of Social Sciences, Northumbria University
Lipman Building
Newcastle upon Tyne


Research Methods MA (Hons) June 30 1998

Key Publications

  • Please visit the Pure Research Information Portal for further information
  • Dynamics of precarity among ‘new migrants’, Vickers, T., Clayton, J., Davison , H., Hudson, L., Cañadas, M., Biddle, P., Lilley, S. 19 May 2019, In: Mobilities
  • Pathways through Trusteeship, Daly, S., Slack, R., Brandon, T., Biddle, P. 11 Sep 2019, In: International Journal of Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Marketing
  • Implementing a perpetrator-focused partnership approach to tackling domestic abuse: The opportunities and challenges of criminal justice localism, Davies, P., Biddle, P. 1 Sep 2018, In: Criminology and Criminal Justice
  • ‘In whom we trust?’, Daly, S., Biddle, P., Brandon, T., Slack, R. Dec 2018, In: Voluntary Sector Review
  • Reflections on a Project to Prevent Suicide and Self-Harm among Prisoners Identified as High Risk in Two Prisons in Northern England, Biddle, P., Dyer, W., Hand, R., Strinati, C. 3 Dec 2018, In: Health and Justice
  • Scoping research on the sourcing of pet dogs from illegal importation and puppy farms 2016-17, Wyatt, T., Maher, J., Biddle, P. 9 Nov 2017
  • Enhanced Support for High Intensity Users of the Criminal Justice System – an evaluation of mental health nurse input into Integrated Offender Management Services in the North East of England, Dyer, W., Biddle, P. Jan 2016, In: Social Policy and Society
  • Closing the Revolving Door? The role of diversion services in supporting offenders with mental health issues and learning disabilities, Biddle, P. 20 May 2015
  • Mental Health Street Triage, Dyer, W., Steer, M., Biddle, P. Dec 2015, In: Policing
  • Using Street Triage to Reduce Inappropriate Use of Section 136 of the Mental Health Act. Event Report, Biddle, P. 3 Dec 2015

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