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Dr Sam Redgate


Department: Social Work, Education and Community Wellbeing

Sam Redgate

I joined the university as a lecturer in January 2023. I came into academia following a career in public health and social care commissioning within local authorities. Prompted by this experience, my research focuses on the development, implementation and evaluation of public health and social care based interventions. I have a keen interest in interventions which aim to mitigate health inequalities, primarily with a specific focus on children and young people.

I have a passion for collaborative research approaches utilising realist and complex system approaches, using mixed method evaluations of interventions within public health, social care and education contexts.

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  • Implementing England’s Care Act 2014: was the Act a success and when will we know?, Burn, E., Redgate, S., Needham, C., Peckham, S. 1 Feb 2024, In: International Journal of Care and Caring
  • A realist approach to understanding alliancing within Local Government public health and social care service provision, Redgate, S., Spencer, L., Adams, E., Arnott, B., Brown, H., Christie, A., Hardy, C., Harrison, H., Kaner, E., Mawson, C., McGovern, W., Phillips, P., Rankin, J., McGovern, R. 3 Feb 2023, In: European Journal of Public Health
  • ‘What I really want is academics who want to partner and who care about the outcome’: findings from a mixed-methods study of evidence use in local government in England, Cheetham, M., Redgate, S., Van der Graaf, P., Humble, C., Hunter, D., Adamson, A. 1 Feb 2023, In: Evidence and Policy
  • Policy success: What is the role of implementation support programmes?, Peckham, S., Hudson, B., Hunter, D., Redgate, S. 1 May 2022, In: Social Policy & Administration
  • Realist evaluation of the Football Association’s Post Graduate Diploma (PG Dip) in Coach Development, Redgate, S., Potrac, P., Boocock, E., Dalkin, S. 24 Mar 2022, In: Sport, Education and Society
  • Using a Realist approach in understanding Youth Offending Service delivery requirements for young people who offend with speech, language and communication needs in England., Redgate, S., Dyer, W., Smith, M. 1 Nov 2022, In: Discover Social Science and Health
  • Co-production in local government: process, codification and capacity building of new knowledge in collective reflection spaces. Workshops findings from a UK mixed methods study, van der Graaf, P., Cheetham, M., Redgate, S., Humble, C., Adamson, A. 1 Dec 2021, In: Health Research Policy and Systems
  • Do Policy Implementation Support Programmes Work? The Case of the Care Act 2014, Hunter, D., Redgate, S., Hudson, B., Peckham, S. 29 Dec 2020, In: Journal of Long-Term Care
  • Local Authority Champions of Research: a mixed methods proof of concept study, Cheetham, M., Redgate, S., Humble, C., van der Graaf, P., Adamson, A. Nov 2019, In: The Lancet

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