IASS Academic staff

Dr Kelly Hall

Dr Kelly Hall

Lecturer in Social Policy

Kelly is a Lecturer in Social Policy based in the Institute of Applied Social Studies. She is the co-ordinator for the Postgraduate Policy into Practice programme. Her main research interests include social enterprise in health and social care and retirement migration.

Telephone +44(0)121 415 8027

Email k.j.hall@bham.ac.uk

Tina Hearn

Lecturer in Social Policy and Admissions Tutor

Tina is a Lecturer and Admissions Tutor for the undergraduate social policy degree programmes.  She has a particular commitment to the University's widening participation programmes and facilitating the inclusion of a diverse range of students within higher education, through a range of Outreach activities.

Telephone +44(0)121 414 2505

Email t.hearn@bham.ac.uk

Rachel Hek

Rachel Hek

Lecturer and Placement Manager

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

Gary Hickman

Gary Hickman

Senior Lecturer and Director of Social Work Education

Gary Hickman is a registered social worker and as Director of the social work programmes, provides operational and strategic leadership for both the BA and MA courses.

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 2284

Email g.j.hickman@bham.ac.uk

Clare Hill

Clare Hill

Teaching Fellow

Clare is the Crime, Policing and Community Justice pathway lead, and convenes the Policing, Security and Community Justice module (2nd year BA Social Policy). She is academic tutor for a number of first year students and provides dissertation supervision for students in their final year of study. Clare is also the ‘Student Enhancement Officer’ for the School of Social Policy. As such, ...

Telephone +44(0)121 414 45717

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

Dr Nathan Hughes

Dr Nathan Hughes

Senior Lecturer in Social Policy and Social Work / Marie Curie Research Fellow, Murdoch Children’s Research Institute, Melbourne

Nathan is Senior Lecturer in Social Policy and Social Work at the School of Social Policy, and Marie Curie Research Fellow at the Murdoch Children’s Research Institute, Royal Children’s Hospital, Melbourne, Australia. He is currently undertaking a programme of research examining the applications of neuroscience to social policy and the law.

Email n.j.hughes@bham.ac.uk