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Dr Lucy Grimshaw

Senior Lecturer

Department: Social Work, Education and Community Wellbeing

I began teaching at Northumbria in September 2013. Previously I worked as a Research Fellow at the Social Futures Institute at Teesside University and the Cities Research Centre at the University of the West of England.

I completed my PhD 'The role of women in regeneration organisations' in 2009 at the University of the West of England, Bristol. I am an alumni of Northumbria University having completed an MSc in Social Research Methods. I completed my undergraduate  studies  (BA (Hons) in Government and European Union Studies) at Newcastle University in the Department of Politics.


  • 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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PGR Supervision

  • Rita Stringfellow Start: 15/02/2016
  • Jack Nicholls . Start: 26/07/2016
  • Andrea Reynolds Community Development and the Coalition Government (2010-2015): Discourse, Hegemony and 'Othering' Start: 31/10/2014


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