Dr Agnieszka Ignatowicz

Research Fellow

School of Education

Contact details

School of Education
University of Birmingham
Edgbaston, Birmingham
B15 2TT, United Kingdom


Agnieszka earned her PhD in Sociology from Aston University, Birmingham and was previously working as a Research Associate at Imperial College London.

A social scientist by background, Agnieszka joined the Jubilee Centre for Character and Values in November 2013. She previously worked as a Research Associate in Imperial College London’s Department of Primary Care and Public Health, where she gained extensive experience in leading and conducting health services research. Agnieszka also served as a General Advisor for Research Design Service London providing research design advice to those preparing proposals for submission to peer-reviewed funding competitions for applied health or social care research. Her research interests are at the interface of sociology and health services, with particular focus on sociology of professional groups, organisation and management of care, interprofessional education and collaboration, and qualitative research.


  • PhD Sociology (Aston University)
  • MA Sociology (University of Birmingham)
  • BSc Human Psychology and Sociology (Aston University)
  • PGCE (University of Wolverhampton)


Agnieszka is a member of the Jubilee Centre for Character and Values


Articles in Academic Journals

Ignatowicz A, Greenfield G, Pappas Y, Majeed A, Car, J. and Harris M. (Forthcoming 2014) Achieving provider engagement: A qualitative study of providers’ perceptions of implementing and delivering integrated care, Qualitative Health Research

Curry N, Harris M, Gunn L, Pappas Y, Blunt M, Soljak M, Mastellos N, Majeed A, Ignatowicz A. et al. (2013) An evaluation of an integrated care pilot in North West London’, Journal of Integrated Care, 13.

Ignatowicz A. (2011) Changing construction of mobility: Traveling home and ‘new’ Polish migrants in England, Migration Studies, No.1, pp. 33-47.

Ignatowicz A, Bolsmann C, and Miller H. (2009) Students Interviewing Students: The Aston-Hong Kong Project, Enhancing Learning in the Social Sciences, 2, No. 1. pp: 1-23.

Book chapters

Ignatowicz A. (2011) Travelling home: personal mobility and “new” Polish migrants in England in Isanski J. and Luczys P. (eds.) Selling One’s Favourite Piano to migrate. Mobility Patterns in central Europe at the Beginning of the 21st Century. Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars.

Research reports

Pappas Y, Ignatowicz A, Jones Nielsen J. et al. (2013). NHS North West London Integrated Care Pilot: Year one evaluation. Work Package 4: Understanding Patient and Provider Experience and Communication. The Nuffield Trust. Available from: http://www.nuffieldtrust.org.uk/sites/files/nuffield/document/undestanding_patient_and_provider_experience_and_communication.pdf.

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