Angus McCabe

Senior Research Fellow

Angus leads TSRC’s below the radar research, exploring the experiences of small community based organisations, BME and refugee/migrant groups.

Angus has a background in community development work, both in inner city and settings on peripheral estates. His research interests include urban regeneration, health and crime as well as community based education.


Angus was previously Knowledge Manager with the National Evaluation of the Children’s Fund (NECF), worked with the Centre of Excellence in Interdisciplinary Mental Health at the University of Birmingham, and recently completed research into poverty, ethnicity and social networks for the Joseph Rowntree Foundation.

Angus is a Board Member of the International Community Development Journal, an Associate of the Federation for Community Development Learning and has been involved in training and development work with non-governmental organisations in the UK, Eastern Europe and the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS).

Angus’ teaching interests include community development, voluntary sector management, partnerships, participatory evaluation and substance use.

Further research interests: non-governmental organisations, community participation, neighbourhood regeneration, mental health, substance use and anti-poverty strategies.


B.A., M.Sc., CQSW