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Dr Lucy Grimshaw

Senior Lecturer

Department: Social Work, Education and Community Wellbeing

Lucy Grimshaw joined the Department in 2013 and teaches on BA (Homs) Childhood and Early Years Studies and BSc (Homs) Social Work.

Lucy is a social scientist working within the fields of urban studies and social policy. Lucy’s research interests include welfare and poverty; community work, participation and governance; equality and gender. Lucy has undertaken several evaluation research projects for public and third sector organisations and has a particular interest in feminist and participatory research.

Lucy Grimshaw

Research Themes and Scholarly Interests

Lucy is a social scientist working within the fields of urban studies and social policy. Lucy‘s research interests include welfare and poverty; community work, participation and governance; equality and gender. Lucy has undertaken several evaluation research projects for public and third sector organisations. Lucy has a particular interest in feminist and participatory research.

Key Publications

  • Please visit the Pure Research Information Portal for further information
  • ‘It’s part of our community, where we live’: Urban heritage and children’s sense of place., Grimshaw, L., Mates, L. 10 Jul 2021, In: Urban Studies
  • ‘Making Heritage Matter’? Teaching local mining history in primary schools, Grimshaw, L., Mates, L. 23 Sep 2020, In: Education 3-13
  • Sustainability in community organizing: lessons from the Community Organisers Programme in England (2011 – 2015), Reynolds, A., Grimshaw, L. 7 Sep 2019, In: Sustainable Communities Review
  • The challenges and contradictions of state-funded community organizing, Grimshaw, L., Mates, L., Reynolds, A. 18 Sep 2018, In: Community Development Journal
  • Community work as women's work? The gendering of English neighbourhood partnerships, Grimshaw, L. 1 Jul 2011, In: Community Development Journal
  • Is the 'new deal for communities' a new deal for equality? getting women on board in neighbourhood governance, Beebeejaun, Y., Grimshaw, L. 1 Aug 2011, In: Urban Studies
  • Evaluation, knowledge and learning in neighbourhood governance: The case of the new deal for communities, Grimshaw, L., Smith, I. 1 Jan 2007, Disadvantaged by Where You Live?, Policy Press
  • Neighbourhood governance and diversity: The diverse neighbourhood, Beebeejaun, Y., Grimshaw, L. 1 Jan 2007, Disadvantaged by Where You Live?, Policy Press
  • Evaluation and the new deal for communities: Learning what for whom?, Smith, I., Grimshaw, L. 19 Jan 2005, The Politics of Evaluation, Bristol, Policy Press

PGR Supervision

  • Kim Hall Listening to Stories of 'Doing' Family: Performances of Everyday Practice in Kinship Care Families Start Date: 21/04/2021
  • Jack Nicholls Conceptualisations of social justice: exploring the views of newly-qualified social workers in statutory social work practice. Start Date: 26/07/2016
  • Rita Stringfellow The politics of health and social care: rethinking citizenship for older people in the context of devolved governance in England Start Date: 15/02/2016
  • Andrea Reynolds Community Development and the Coalition Government (2010-2015): Discourse, Hegemony and 'Othering' Start Date: 31/10/2014 End Date: 22/02/2018

Qualifications

  • Urban Studies PhD June 30 2009
  • Social Research MSc September 01 1997
  • Fellow (FHEA) Higher Education Academy (HEA) 2015
  • Information not provided UK Social Policy Association (SPA) 2013


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