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Dr Laura Crawford

Senior Research Fellow

Department: Social Sciences

Laura joined the University in October 2020 in the role of Senior Research Fellow for the UKRI/ESRC COVID-19 rapid response funded project: 'Mobilising Voluntary Action in the four UK jurisdictions: Learning from today, prepared for tomorrow' led by Professor Irene Hardill. The project aims to critically evaluate social welfare voluntary action responses to the pandemic, to help guide the UK volunteer effort to support the national recovery and prepardeness for future crises. Laura is overseeing all the data collection activities and project outputs. This involves coordinating project meetings, synthesising and analysing data and engaging with project partners.                                                      

Laura Crawford

Research Themes and Scholarly Interests

Laura is committed to inclusive research methods and is interested in experiences of care across different spatial scales and historical contexts. Laura completed her PhD in Human Geography at Loughborough University in November 2019. Her thesis explored the geographies of disability, home and care of Le Court Cheshire Home, 1948-1975. 


Geography PhD November 20 2019

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