School of Social Policy academic staff

Professor Pete Alcock

Professor Pete Alcock

Professor of Social Policy and Administration and Director of the ESRC Doctoral Training Centre

Pete is Professor of Social Policy and Administration and Director of the University of Birmingham's ESRC Doctoral Training Centre.

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 3171

Email p.c.alcock@bham.ac.uk

Dr Chris Allen

Dr Chris Allen

Lecturer in Social Policy

Dr Chris Allen is a Lecturer in Social Policy. He is based in the Institute of Applied Social Studies, School of Social Policy at the University of Birmingham where he is the Acting Director of Undergraduate Social Policy Programmes and Programme Lead on the Policy, Politics & Economics (PPE) programme.

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Telephone +44 (0)121 414 2703

Email c.allen.2@bham.ac.uk

Kerry Allen

Kerry Allen

Lecturer

Dr Kerry Allen is a Lecturer at the Health Services Management Centre, University of Birmingham. She is currently involved in a national study evaluating the contribution of micro-enterprises in social care. Kerry is a Fellow of the National Institute for Health Research School for Social Care Research, and of the Higher Education Academy. 

Kerry ...

Telephone +44(0) 121 414 7056

Email k.allen@bham.ac.uk

Dr Lindsey Appleyard

Dr Lindsey Appleyard

Research Fellow for CHASM (Centre on Household Assets and Savings Management)

Dr Lindsey Appleyard is a Research Fellow at the Centre on Household Assets and Savings Management (CHASM) in the Institute of Applied Social Studies, School of Social Policy.

Telephone +44(0)121 415 1063

Email l.j.appleyard@bham.ac.uk

Dr Matthew Bennett

Dr Matthew Bennett

Lecturer in Social Policy

Matthew is a lecturer in Social Policy in the Institute of Applied Social Studies. He is the Programme Coordinator for the MA in Social Research (Social Policy) and is also a researcher in the Third Sector Research Centre.

Telephone +44(0)121 414 6710

Email m.r.bennett@bham.ac.uk

Ric Bowl

Ric Bowl

Director of Community Mental Health Programmes

Ric is the Director of Community Mental Health Programmes at the Institute of Applied Social Studies, School of Social Policy.

Telephone +44(0)121 414 6688

Email r.e.e.bowl@bham.ac.uk

Hilary Brown

Hilary Brown

Fellow

Hilary Brown is a Fellow at the Health Services Management Centre, University of Birmingham. She joined the department in August 2008 following a ten year career in the NHS and a second career in journalism and PR in the private sector. Hilary is involved in a range of teaching activities including taking a lead role for student welfare and international students within the department. ...

Telephone +44(0)121 414 7055

Email h.i.brown@bham.ac.uk

Dr Edward Brunsdon

Dr Edward Brunsdon

Dr Edward Brunsdon is an Honorary Research Fellow in the School of Social Policy and an Associate Member of the Centre for Household Assets and Savings Management (CHASM) in the Institute of Applied Social Studies, School of Social Policy.

Email e.brundson@bham.ac.uk

Mark Chesterman

Director of Post Qualifying Programmes

Mark Chesterman is Director of PQ Programmes and leads the PQ children and families programme.

Telephone +44(0)121 414 5731

Email m.chesterman@bham.ac.uk

Dr Harriet Clarke

Dr Harriet Clarke

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

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

Stuart Connor

Stuart Connor

Lecturer in Social Policy

Stuart Connor is a lecturer in Social Policy.

Telephone +44(0)121 415 8031

Email s.a.connor@bham.ac.uk

Mervyn Conroy

Mervyn Conroy

Senior Fellow

Merv is a qualified NHS counsellor by background and has worked in mental health services management and research. He has recently returned to HSMC after a fixed term secondment to University of Cumbria (UoC). Whilst at Cumbria he was co-designer of a blended learning Health Leadership MBA, taught on the Leadership and Sustainability MBA and was convener of a range of PG health ...

Telephone +44(0)121 414 8979

Email m.conroy@bham.ac.uk

Dr Tarsem Singh Cooner

Dr Tarsem Singh Cooner

Associate Director, Centre of Excellence in Interdisciplinary Mental Health (CEIMH) and Lecturer in Social Work

Tarsem is a Social Work Lecturer and Associate Director at the Centre of Excellence in Interdisciplinary Mental Health (CEIMH).  In 2011 Tarsem was awarded a Birmingham University Teaching Fellowship in recognition of his wide ranging and significant interventions in learning and teaching across the institution. In his work across the institution he serves on the Board of the Valuing ...

Telephone +44(0)121 414 8184

Email t.s.cooner@bham.ac.uk

Deborah Davidson

Deborah Davidson

Senior Fellow

Deborah’s is a Senior Fellow, Organisational Development (OD) and Leadership at the Health Services Management Centre.  Specialising in OD and developmental evaluations in the public sector, Deborah is involved in working alongside a culturally diverse range of individuals, groups, teams, and inter-agency systems to realise citizen and service user outcomes. Deborah leads ...

Telephone +44(0)121 414 3206

Email d.c.davidson@bham.ac.uk

Professor Ann Davis

Professor Ann Davis

Emeritus Professor of Social Work and Mental Health

Ann is Emeritus Professor of Social Work and Mental Health and Director of the Centre of Excellence in Interdisciplinary Mental Health (CEIMH) from 2005-2010.

Email a.davis@bham.ac.uk

Professor John Doling

Professor John Doling

Emeritus Professor of Housing Studies

John is an Emeritus Professor of Housing Studies in the School of Social Policy, Institute of Applied Social Studies.

Telephone +44(0)121 414 5710

Email j.f.doling@bham.ac.uk

Professor Mark Exworthy

Professor Mark Exworthy

Professor of Health Policy and Management

Mark is a Professor of Health Policy and Management at the Health Services Management Centre, University of Birmingham.

Telephone +44(0)121 414 3213

Email m.exworthy@bham.ac.uk

Kathryn Farrow

Kathryn Farrow

Lecturer in Applied Social Studies

Kathryn Farrow is programme director for the MA in Advanced Practice (Leadership and Management in Social Work/Social Care). She has responsibility for running the Leadership and Management Seminar Series provided as part of the University of Birmingham's Public Service Academy.

Kathryn is a qualified and HCPC registered social worker and provides practice tutoring and ...

Telephone + 44(0)121 415 8029

Email k.farrow@bham.ac.uk

Professor Barbara Fawcett

Professor Barbara Fawcett

Professor of Social Work (Adults and Communities)

Barbara carries out research in the areas of adults, communities, mental health, older people and disability. She also focuses on participatory action research and forms of analysis drawn from postmodern feminism.

Telephone +44(0)121 414 5730

Email b.fawcett@bham.ac.uk

Dr Joy Fillingham

Dr Joy Fillingham

Service User and Carer Co-ordinator / Teaching Fellow

Joy joined the School of Social Policy as the Service User and Carer Co-ordinator within the Social Work Programmes in October 2007.

Telephone +44(0)121 414 6271

Email j.fillingham@bham.ac.uk

Dr Nicola Gale

Dr Nicola Gale

Lecturer in the Sociology of Health Care

Nicola Gale, MA, PhD, is a health sociologist, with a track record in both single-discipline sociological research and interdisciplinary health research where she has brought her sociological perspective and skills to projects in fields of health services research, public health, primary care, community-led and complementary health care. Dr Gale is committed to theoretically-informed ...

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 9089

Email n.gale@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 and families. He has 10 years of experience as a practitioner and has a research interest in professional practice and emotions.

Twitter: @PQBham

Facebook: www.facebook.com/PQBham

Telephone +44(0)121 415 8028

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

Professor Jon Glasby

Professor Jon Glasby

Professor of Health and Social Care and Director of Health Services Management Centre (HSMC)

Jon is a qualified social worker by background and Director of the University of Birmingham’s Health Services Management Centre. Specialising in joint work between health and social care, Jon is involved in regular policy analysis and advice. He is the author of a series of leading textbooks on health and social services, sits on the advisory board of The Policy Press, and is ...

Telephone +44(0)121 414 7068

Email j.glasby@bham.ac.uk

Anne-Marie Glover

Anne-Marie Glover

Lecturer and Admissions Tutor, Social Work Programme

Anne-Marie is a Lecturer and Admissions Tutor on the Social Work Programme, within the Institute of Applied Social Studies. She is a qualified and HCPC registered Social Worker, and has worked in a range of statutory Children & Families settings. Her practice and research interests include children and young people involved in the youth justice system, specifically children in custodial ...

Telephone +44(0)121 415 8032

Email a.t.glover@bham.ac.uk

Dr Lisa Goodson

Dr Lisa Goodson

Lecturer

Lisa Goodson is a lecturer in IASS, School of Social Policy, where she is Director of Undergraduate Social Policy Programmes, directs the postgraduate degree programme in Migration, Superdiversity and Policy and co-ordinates social policy research modules at post graduate level as well as teaching and tutoring on undergraduate modules in new migration. Lisa has been at the forefront of ...

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 4993

Email l.j.goodson@bham.ac.uk

Dr Lee Gregory

Dr Lee Gregory

Lecturer in Social Policy

Lee joined the IASS in September 2013 as a Lecturer in Social Policy. His principal research interests include poverty, inequality and asset-based welfare, youth policy, the mixed economy of welfare and alternative forms of welfare provision. His most recent research investigates the possibilities of complementary currencies in forming social networks and creating resilience to ill-health ...

Telephone +44(0)121 4145715

Email l.j.gregory@bham.ac.uk

Laura Griffith

Laura Griffith

Lecturer in the Anthropology of Health Care

Laura Griffith is a qualitative health researcher interested in the experiences of health and illness.

Telephone +44(0)121 414 3632

Email l.griffith@bham.ac.uk

Aleksandra Grzymala-Kazlowska

Aleksandra Grzymala-Kazlowska

Marie Curie Research Fellow

Aleksandra Grzymala-Kazlowska is a Marie Curie Fellow based within the Institute for Research into Superdiversity.

Telephone +44(0)121 414 9259

Email a.kazlowska@bham.ac.uk

Surinder Guru

Surinder Guru

Lecturer in Social Work

Surinder Guru is a Lecturer on the Social Work course at the Institute of Applied Social Studies, School of Social Policy.

Telephone +44(0)121 415 8481

Email s.guru@bham.ac.uk

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

Dr Jenny Harlock

Dr Jenny Harlock

Research Fellow

Dr Jenny Harlock is a Research Fellow at the Health Services Management Centre, University of Birmingham. Her current research projects include a 3 year NIHR funded study into decommissioning healthcare services, and research on the role and implications for the third sector of health and social care reform. Jenny completed her doctoral thesis on the changing state-third sector relationship in ...

Telephone +44(0)121 414 6213

Email j.harlock@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

Dr Ricky Joseph

Dr Ricky Joseph

Research Fellow

Ricky Joseph is a Research Fellow at the Centre for Household Assets and Savings Management (CHASM) in the Institute of Applied Social Studies. He is also academic lead for the Doctoral Research Diversity Network (DRDN).

Telephone +44(0)121 414 7233

Email r.joseph@bham.ac.uk

Daiga Kamerade

Daiga Kamerade

Research Fellow

Daiga is a work and employment researcher with strong quantitative skills and extensive experience of using large and complex data sets. Her work is part of the Workforce and Quantiative research stream at the Third Sector Research Centre. The current focus for her research interest is third sector workforce, volunteering and the effects of volunteering on employability.

Telephone +44(0)121 414 8170

Email d.kamerade@bham.ac.uk

Nicholas Le Mesurier

Nicholas Le Mesurier

Research Fellow

Nick Le Mesurier is a Research Fellow at HSMC, working with Jon Glasby and others on a two-year RfPB funded project to interpret and assess older people’s contributions to preventing avoidable hospital admissions. Formerly Research Associate and then Research Fellow at the Department of Psychiatry, University of Birmingham (1995-2006), and Senior Research Officer at the Centre for Ageing ...

Telephone +44(0)121 414 8982

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

Rosemary Littlechild

Rosemary Littlechild

Senior Lecturer

Rosemary is part of the teaching group on the qualifying social work programmes for the BA and MA in Social Work. She is a qualified social worker and has worked in generic and specialist teams for older people in the statutory sector. Rosemary has a particular interest in service user and carer involvement in social work education and has strategic responsibility for their involvement in the ...

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 5728

Email r.j.littlechild@bham.ac.uk

Rob Macmillan

Rob Macmillan

Research Fellow

Rob is leading the design, coordination and delivery of Real Times, a programme of longitudinal qualitative research with third sector organisations, which is planned to run throughout the life of TSRC. 

Rob is also undertaking a literature review of research on the voluntary and community sector, focusing on: organisational ...

Telephone +44(0)121 414 8975

Email r.macmillan@bham.ac.uk

Professor Russell Mannion

Professor Russell Mannion

Professor of Health Systems

Russell holds the Chair in Health Systems at the University of Birmingham where he is currently Director of Research at the Health Services Management Centre. He holds long standing university positions as Visiting Professor in the Faculty of Medicine, University of Oslo, Visiting Professor in the Centre for Clinical Governance Research, Faculty of Medicine, University of New South Wales, ...

Telephone +44(0)121 414 3404

Email r.mannion@bham.ac.uk

Dr Patrick Marshall

Dr Patrick Marshall

Lecturer - Interactive Studies Unit (ISU)
Senior Lecturer NHSLA

Patrick has two roles at the University of Birmingham.  One is as a senior lecturer on the Elizabeth Garrett Anderson programme teaching on the M.Sc. in Healthcare Leadership the other is as a lecturer at the Interactive Studies Unit (ISU) where he specialises on clinical communication and the referred doctors’ programme.  He has broad experience of postgraduate medical ...

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 4707

Email p.a.marshall@bham.ac.uk

Dr Margaret May

Dr Margaret May

Honorary Research Fellow

Dr Margaret May is an Honorary Research Fellow in the School of Social Policy and an Associate Member of the Centre for Household Assets and Savings Management (CHASM) in the Institute of Applied Social Studies, School of Social Policy.

Email margaret.may@bham.ac.uk

Angus McCabe

Angus McCabe

Senior Research Fellow

Angus is a Senior Research Fellow in the School of Social Policy, University of Birmingham.

Telephone +44(0)121 414 5732

Email a.j.mccabe@bham.ac.uk

Ross Millar

Ross Millar

Lecturer in Health Policy and Management

Ross arrived at HSMC in 2008 after completing his doctoral research in healthcare service improvement at the University of Manchester. Since then he has been involved in a variety of research projects that include a comparative study of healthcare reform, the promotion of social enterprise in health and social care and the study of hospital board governance of patient safety.

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Telephone +44(0)121 414 8980

Email r.millar@bham.ac.uk

Robin Miller

Robin Miller

Senior Fellow

Robin is a Senior Fellow at HSMC, the social care lead within the Chronic Disease Theme of the West Midlands Collaborations for Leadership in Applied Health Research & Care, 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 ...

Telephone +44(0)121 414 8018

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

Professor John Mohan

Professor John Mohan

Professor of Social Policy and Director of the Third Sector Research Centre

John is a Professor of Social Policy in the Institute of Applied Social Studies, and is currently Director of the Third Sector Research Centre.

Telephone +44(0)121 414 5405

Email j.mohan@bham.ac.uk

Professor David Mullins

Professor David Mullins

Professor of Housing Policy

David Mullins is Professor of Housing Policy and leads the Housing and Communities Research Group in IASS. He also has links with the Third Sector Research Centre (TSRC) and the Centre on Household Assets and Savings Management (CHASM) in the School of Social Policy. His research interests include the governance, management and regulation of housing, housing need and homelessness, the ...

Telephone +44(0)121 414 3348

Email d.w.mullins@bham.ac.uk

Catherine Needham

Catherine Needham

Reader in Public Policy and Public Management

Catherine Needham is a Reader in Public Policy and Public Management. She is part based at the Health Services Management Centre, developing research around social care and policy innovation. She is also part based in the Public Services Academy, leading development on graduate public management programmes across the College of Social Sciences.

Catherine’s areas ...

Telephone +44(0)121 414 3011 (Park House)/+44(0)121 414 6223 (Muirhead Tower)

Email c.needham.1@bham.ac.uk

Karen Newbigging

Karen Newbigging

Senior Lecturer in Healthcare Policy and Management

Karen Newbigging joined HSMC as a Senior Lecturer in Healthcare Policy and Management in November 2013. Originally qualifying as a clinical psychologist, Karen has over thirty years’ experience in the health and social care sector, including direct service provision and commissioning. For the past ten years Karen has been involved in research, consultancy and system development for ...

Telephone +44(0)121 414 3067

Email k.v.newbigging@bham.ac.uk

Pat Niner

Honorary Senior Lecturer

Pat Niner is a housing researcher with a wide range of experience of different topics and research methods. Her recent specialisms are the accommodation needs of Gypsies and Travellers, and housing benefit reforms. She is continuing to work on ad hoc projects after formal retirement from the University of Birmingham in 2008.

Telephone +44(0)121 414 5024

Email p.m.niner@bham.ac.uk

Robert Page

Reader in Democratic Socialism and Social Policy

Robert is a Reader in Democratic Socialism and Social Policy at the Institute of Applied Social Studies and has been a teacher of Social Policy for over thirty years. 

Telephone +44(0)121 414 8088

Email r.m.page@bham.ac.uk

Dr Simon Pemberton

Dr Simon Pemberton

Birmingham Fellow

Simon is a Birmingham Fellow currently researching aspects of social harm caused by states and corporations, as well as social structures, in particular the harms caused by inequality.

Telephone +44(0)121 415 8025

Email s.pemberton.1@bham.ac.uk

Professor Jenny Phillimore

Professor Jenny Phillimore

Professor of Migration and Superdiversity

Jenny Phillimore has researched widely in the fields of migration and superdiversity. Over the past decade she has managed teams of researchers focusing on access to health, education, employment, training, and housing integration with a particular focus on integration and organisational change in the UK and EU. Jenny co-directs the New Migration and Social Policy MA programme, sits on the ...

Telephone +44(0)121 414 7822

Email j.a.phillimore@bham.ac.uk

Professor Martin Powell

Professor Martin Powell

Professor of Health and Social Policy

Martin joined HSMC in February 2007. Martin specialises in: Health policy, especially New Labour; choice and consumerism; decentralization; partnership and history of health care before the NHS and social policy, especially historical and geographical dimensions, citizenship, equity, theories of welfare state development.

Telephone +44(0)121 414 4462

Email m.powell@bham.ac.uk

James Rees

James Rees

Research Fellow

James joined TSRC in February 2011. His research explores the transformations that are occurring in the delivery of public services in the UK. He focuses on the role of the third sector in service delivery, cross-sectoral partnership, organisational change and the role of citizens and service users, drawing on a range of theoretical traditions in the fields of governance and ...

Telephone +44(0)121 414 3673

Email j.e.rees@bham.ac.uk

Dawn River

Dawn River

Social Work Lecturer and MA Programme Director

Dawn is a Social Work Lecturer and MA Programme Director, Institute of Applied Social Studies.

Telephone +44(0)121 414 2936

Email d.h.river@bham.ac.uk

Professor Richard Ronald

Professor Richard Ronald

Professor of Housing and Social Change

Richard joined the University of Birmingham in 2013 and contributes to teaching in Social Policy (particularly in the area of comparative policy and research) as well as to research activities in the Centre for Household Assets and Savings Management (CHASM) and Housing and Communities Research. He also studied and worked in the Netherlands, Japan and the USA, and continues to hold a ...

Telephone +44(0)121 414 8564

Email r.ronald@bham.ac.uk

Professor Karen Rowlingson

Professor Karen Rowlingson

Professor of Social Policy

Karen is a Professor of Social Policy in the Institute of Applied Social Studies as well as being Director of the Centre on Household Assets and Savings Management (CHASM).

Telephone +44(0)121 415 8565

Email k.rowlingson@bham.ac.uk

Yvonne Sawbridge

Yvonne Sawbridge

Senior Fellow

Yvonne Sawbridge Joined HSMC in 2011 after a varied career in NHS, latterly as a Director of Nursing and Quality in a PCT. She is also Co - Vice Chair of the NHS Alliance- a national organisation linking primary care clinicians, managers and organisations together. A Registered General Nurse & Health Visitor by profession, Yvonne has worked operationally and strategically in many ...

Telephone +44(0)121 414 3205

Email y.sawbridge@bham.ac.uk

Dr Nando Sigona

Dr Nando Sigona

Birmingham Fellow and Lecturer

Nando Sigona is a sociologist with over ten years research and teaching experience in migration, refugee and ethnic studies. He joined the School of Social Policy in February 2013 as a Birmingham Fellow. Dr Sigona’s work investigates the interplay between forms and modes of contemporary membership, governance, and the politics of belonging. This is achieved through in-depth ...

Telephone +44(0)121 415 8030

Email n.sigona@bham.ac.uk

Maureen Smojkis

Maureen Smojkis

Associate Director, Centre of Excellence in Interdisciplinary Mental Health

Maureen is an Associate Director for the Centre of Excellence in Interdisciplinary Mental Health (CEIMH), Welfare Tutor for the Social Work and Post-qualifying programmes and Assessment Tutor for the BA Social Work Programme at the Institute of Applied Social Studies.

Telephone +44(0)121 414 8169

Email m.n.smojkis@bham.ac.uk

Iain Snelling

Iain Snelling

Director of Teaching and Learning

Iain specialises in teaching, consultancy and research around management and leadership development in the NHS; service evaluation and improvement; clinical engagement in management and regulation of health care. From 2011 – 2013 he was co-Director of the educational element of the NHS Graduate Management Training Scheme and the NHS Clinical Leadership Fellows programme. He ...

Telephone +44(0)121 414 3212

Email i.n.snelling@bham.ac.uk

Professor David Stephenson

Professor David Stephenson

Head of School of Social Policy and Head of Institute of Applied Social Studies

David Stephenson is Head of the School of Social Policy and Head of the Institute of Applied Social Studies.

Telephone +44(0)121 414 5727

Email d.o.stephenson@bham.ac.uk

Dr Denise Tanner

Dr Denise Tanner

Senior Lecturer in Social Work

Denise Tanner is a Senior Lecturer on BA and MA Social Work courses.  Her areas of teaching and research interest include community care policy and practice; social work with older people; social work skills; social perspectives of mental distress; and service user involvement in education and research. She is Programme Director for BA Social Work course and has responsibility for ...

Telephone +44(0)121 414 2941

Email d.l.tanner@bham.ac.uk

Rebecca Taylor

Rebecca Taylor

Research Fellow, Third Sector Research Centre

Rebecca Taylor is a research fellow at the Third Sector Research Centre. She is working across several research streams including workforce and work place; Real times a qualitative study of third sector organisations and service delivery. Her current research explores the effects of recent financial crisis and austerity on the pay and working conditions of the third sector workforce. She ...

Telephone +44(0)121 414 7073

Email r.taylor@tsrc.ac.uk

Dr Jerry Tew

Dr Jerry Tew

Reader in Mental Health and Social Work and Head of Education

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

Rachel Thwaites

Rachel Thwaites

Research Fellow

Rachel Thwaites is a Research Fellow working on the HSMC Emergency Admissions project, exploring elderly patients’ experiences of emergency admission to hospital, as well as the experiences of families, carers, and hospital staff, with the aim of improving that moment of care, reducing readmissions, and exploring whether other options than hospitalization might have been more effective in ...

Telephone +44(0)121 414 7069

Email r.thwaites@bham.ac.uk

Sue Wainwright

Sue Wainwright

Lecturer in Social Work

Sue has practice interests in housing debt, social security and anti-poverty measures.

Telephone +44(0)121 414 4981

Email s.wainwright@bham.ac.uk

Dr Nicki Ward

Dr Nicki Ward

Lecturer

Nicki is a Lecturer at the School of Social Policy, Institute of Applied Social Studies.  Her role now, as a social work lecturer, enables her to combine her interests in social work, social care and social justice.

Telephone +44(0)121 414 5713

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

Tamsin Waterhouse

Tamsin Waterhouse

Teaching Fellow

Tamsin Waterhouse is a Teaching Fellow on the Post Qualifying Social Work programmes. She is also the Director of the (Advanced) Certificate in Mental Health and Deafness. She is a registered Social Worker, and joined the University in 2012.

Telephone +44(0)121 414 6227

Email t.d.waterhouse@bham.ac.uk

Dr Susanne Wessendorf

Dr Susanne Wessendorf

Marie Curie Research Fellow

Susanne Wessendorf is a Social Anthropologist and has been doing research on migration, transnationalism and diversity for more than 10 years. She is currently a research fellow at IRiS, and will start a Marie Curie Fellowship in 2015.

Email s.wessendorf@bham.ac.uk

Professor Sue White

Professor Sue White

Professor of Social Work (Children and Families)

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

Iestyn Williams

Iestyn Williams

Senior Lecturer

Iestyn is a Senior Lecturer in Health Policy and Management, having joined HSMC from the Department of Health Economics in 2004. He is involved in a range of research, teaching and knowledge transfer work and has a broad methodogical experience and expertise. Current projects include an evaluation of a novel approach to public involvement in priority setting, and a national study of ...

Telephone +44(0)121 414 7063

Email i.p.williams@bham.ac.uk

 

 

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