My research interests focus on research and evidence use in public health, knowledge mobilisation, embedded research, qualitative research methods, place-based and community-led approaches to addressing inequalities in health, and the health and social impacts of welfare reform, including Universal Credit.
PhD, Health and Social Research, Newcastle University
Young people and sexual health: exploring the social meanings of the C-Card Condom Distribution Scheme18 Sep 2004 - 31 Jan 2010
PGDip, Health Education, Leeds Metropolitan University
Health Education and Health Promotion18 Sep 1999 - 29 Jun 2001
BSc (Hons), Sociology, Northumbria University7 Oct 1987 - 28 Jun 1991
Certificate of Qualification in Social Work, CQSW7 Oct 1987 - 28 Jun 1991