Rhiannon Williams

Sheffield Methods Institute

Doctoral Researcher

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Rhiannon Williams
Sheffield Methods Institute
The Wave
2 Whitham Road
S10 2AH

English Literature BA at University of York (2017)

Librarianship MA at University of Sheffield (2019)

Research interests

Thesis title: 'Tackling Homelessness in the UK: A Data Analytics Approach'.

Rhiannon's PhD project is part of the ESRC-funded Data Analytics and Society CDT, partnered with UK housing charity Shelter. The research explores housing insecurity in the UK in relation to changes in welfare policy, with a particular focus on the association between Universal Credit and housing insecurity. The project uses quantitative methods, including logistic regression and multilevel modelling.

Research interests:

- housing insecurity

- welfare policy

- quantitative methods.


Journal articles

Research group

PhD Supervisors:

Professor Gwilym Pryce

Dr Andrew Bell

Dr Elisabeth Garratt

Teaching activities

Rhiannon has supported teaching on Introduction to Quantitative Research (SMI606), Advanced Quantitative Methods (SMI601), and Social Analytics & Visualisation (SMI610).