People

astonThe following staff from the School of Social Policy are members of the Families, Policy and Professional Practice Research Group:

Academic research lead: Professor Sue White

Dr Harriet Clarke

Dr Harriet Clarke

Director of Doctoral Research, Senior Lecturer, Social Policy and Social Research

Applied Social Studies

Harriet is Director of Doctoral Research in the School of Social Policy and lectures in social research and social policy.  She provides support to postgraduate taught students on research ethics and supervises taught course dissertations and doctoral research.

Telephone +44(0)121 415 8479

Email h.clarke@bham.ac.uk

Matthew Gibson

PQ Teaching Fellow

Matthew is a registered social worker and teaches on the post-qualifying social work programmes specialising in social work with children, young people, their families and carers. He has worked as a child care social worker in a number of local authorities in England, Brunei, and New Zealand. He has a strong interest in improving social work practice.

Matthew can be ...

Telephone +44(0)121 415 8028

Email m.j.gibson.1@bham.ac.uk

Rachel Hek

Rachel Hek

Lecturer and Placement Manager

Applied Social Studies

Rachel Hek is a lecturer on the Social Work team at the University of Birmingham and also Head of Qualifying Practice Learning for the MA and BA Social Work courses.  She also manages a bank of independent Practice Tutors and Practice Educators.  Rachel is responsible for creating new practice learning opportunities for students and for liaising with, recruiting and training Practice ...

Telephone +44(0)121 414 2935

Email r.hek@bham.ac.uk

Robin Miller

Robin Miller

Senior Fellow

Health Services Management Centre

Robin is a Senior Fellow at HSMC, the Health & Social Care Delivery Lead within the Third Sector Research Centre, and a Fellow of the School for Social Care Research. His research interests build on his practical experiences in the field, and centre on commissioning and management of integrated services, the role and impact of the Third Sector, and personalisation. He leads on a ...

Telephone +44(0)121 414 8018

Email r.s.miller@bham.ac.uk

Dr Jerry Tew

Dr Jerry Tew

Reader in Mental Health and Social Work and Head of Education

Applied Social Studies

Jerry is a Reader in Mental Health and Social Work and Head of Education in the School of Social Policy, Institute of Applied Social Studies.

Telephone +44(0)121 414 3640

Email j.j.c.tew@bham.ac.uk

Professor Sue White

Professor Sue White

Professor of Social Work (Children and Families)

Applied Social Studies

Sue is Professor of Social Work for Children and Families in the School of Social Policy, Institute of Applied Social Studies. She is also an Academician of the Academy of Social Sciences.

Telephone +44(0)121 414 5714

Email s.white.3@bham.ac.uk


Doctoral research student(s)