Jason's research interests include exploring gender and sexuality (particularly professional ideas of), leadership in social work and social work with children and families. He has undertaken and led a number of research studies using a range of methods including large-scale quantitative analysis, multi-system case studies and in-depth qualitative analysis. He is keen to improve the engagement of social work with evidence-based research.
National Institute of Health Research, Health Services and Delivery Research Programme
(£820,000) September 2019 – June 2022
Multi-phase co-produced study of sex abuse and rape clinics (SARCs), their engagement with voluntary services, and how they support survivors of sexual violence.
- AUTonoMY: Experiences of information and communicative technologies from the perspective of autistic gender minority youth: A photo elicitation study
Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (via INQYR)
(estimated cost £46,424 – funded £26,424)
October 2020 – October 2021
Using photo elicitation to understand how autistic transgender and non binary young people engage and navigate ICT, particularly gaming and social media.
With: Dr. Daragh McDermott (Anglia Ruskin), Dr Sam Martin (University of Oxford), Dr Kate Rimes (King’s College, London), Dr Begonya Grau (Universitat Oberta