Skip navigation

Dr Lucy Grimshaw

Assistant Professor

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

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.

  • 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. 1 May 2022, In: Urban Studies
  • ‘Making Heritage Matter’? Teaching local mining history in primary schools, Grimshaw, L., Mates, L. 2 Jan 2022, In: Education 3-13
  • Home(pre)schoolers United: The power of peer support during a pandemic: Working parents and grandparents in academia, Grimshaw, L., Meredith, C., Mulholland, K., Heslop, K., Park, V., Allan, J., Duncan, J. 24 Jun 2021, Motherhood and Work
  • Using Trade Union Banners for Education: The Case of the 1938 Red Follonsby Miners Banner, Mates, L., Grimshaw, L. 1 Jul 2021, In: Labour History Review
  • 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

  • Jack Nicholls Conceptualisations of social justice: exploring the views of newly-qualified social workers in statutory social work practice. Start Date: 26/07/2016 End Date: 21/01/2022
  • Andrea Reynolds Community Development and the Coalition Government (2010-2015): Discourse, Hegemony and 'Othering' Start Date: 31/10/2014 End Date: 22/02/2018
  • Kim Hall Kinship Families: Participatory, arts-based and oral storytelling to explore the displaying and non-displaying of kinship carers’ family practices Start Date: 21/04/2021
  • 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

  • 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


a sign in front of a crowd
+

Northumbria Open Days

Open Days are a great way for you to get a feel of the University, the city of Newcastle upon Tyne and the course(s) you are interested in.

Research at Northumbria
+

Research at Northumbria

Research is the life blood of a University and at Northumbria University we pride ourselves on research that makes a difference; research that has application and affects people's lives.

a person sitting at a table
+

Order your prospectus

If you would like to know more about our courses, or life in general as a student at Northumbria, then we can help you.

Latest News and Features

International Volunteer Day 2022
Hon Grad Roma Agrawal
Hon Grad Paul Blake
Tom Harrison
Dr Cook at Camp Nou
Stephanie L. Young pictured in a lecture theatre smiling at the camera
More news
More events

Upcoming events

Northumbria University Carol Service
SAFECONOMY- Solar to Alternative Fuel Economy Workshop
-
Childhood, Care and Coronavirus Conference

Back to top