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 and primary care. Dr Gale is committed to theoretically-informed empirical work and to ensuring that findings ...
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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 ...
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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
Lecturer, Social Work Programme
Anne-Marie is a Lecturer 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 contexts.
Telephone +44(0)121 415 8032
Lisa Goodson is a lecturer in IASS, School of Social Policy, where she directs the postgraduate degree programme in Migration and Social 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 research exploring the experiences and consequences of migration in the UK ...
Telephone +44 (0)121 414 4993
Lecturer in Social Policy
Lee joined the IASS in September 2013 as a Lecturer in Social Policy. His principal research interests lie in the connections between community, poverty and health, specifically the role of welfare provision in perpetuating and challenging current levels of poverty and ill-health. His most recent research investigates the possibilities of complementary currencies in forming social ...
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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
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