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.
AutOnoME: 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. PI. With Dr. Daragh McDermott (Anglia Ruskin), Dr Sam Martin (University of Oxford), Dr Kate Rimes (King’s College, London), Dr Begonya Grau (Universitat Oberta de Catalunya).
This project uses photo elicitation to understand how autistic transgender and non binary young people engage and navigate ICT, particularly gaming and social media.
PROSPer Study: Supporting survivors of sexual violence: a mixed methods, co-research study of the role, funding and commissioning of specialist services provided by the voluntary sector in England. National Institute of Health Research, Health Services and Delivery Research Programme (£820,000) September 2019 – June 2022. Co-investigator.