Current projects

Staff in the Department are involved in the following research projects.

'Everyday Bordering' in the UK: The Impact on Social Care Practitioners and the Migrant Families with Whom They Work

Funded by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC)

Dr Julie Walsh


Innovative Data Visualisation in the News

Funded by the Norwegian Media Authority

Professor Helen Kennedy


Identifying & Understanding Inequalities in Child Welfare Intervention Rates

Funded by the Nuffield Foundation

Professor Kate Morris


Knowledge, Care and the Practices of Self-Monitoring

Funded by the Leverhulme Trust

Dr Kate Weiner


New Practices for New Publics

Funded by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC)

Dr Kate Weiner


Understanding the Role of Faith Based Organisations in Responding to Human Trafficking and Modern Slavery

Funded by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC)

Dr Hannah Lewis


Time to Shine Project

Funded by the Lottery fund - The Big Lottery

Dr Andrea Wigfield


Social inequalities in extending working lives of an ageing.

Funded by the Economic and Social Research Council Extend

Professor Alan Walker


HELSI

Funded by the University Institute

Professor Alan Walker


JM Migrant Crisis Network

Funded by the European Commission (Non Framework)

Dr Majella Kilkey


Making Climate Social - Contributors, Content, Connections and Contexts in Social Media Climate Change Communication

Funded by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC)

Dr Warren Pearce


Sustainable Care

Funded by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC)

Professor Sue Yeandle


Talking Politics? Brexit and everyday (inter)generational family relationships

Funded by the British Academy

Dr Katherine Davies


Modern Poland: Migration and Transformations

Funded by the Noble Foundation (PL)

Professor Louise Ryan


Chronic disease and health ageing at the intersections: social locations, biomarkers and health practices

Funded by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC)

Dr Dan Holman


Brexit and Everyday Relationships

Funded by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC)

Dr Katherine Davies


Users' and developers' perspectives on drone usage

Funded by the British Academy

Dr Elisa Serafinelli


What constitutes 'good data' in the creative economy? Case studies in media and cultural industries.

Funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC)

Professor Helen Kennedy


Public Attitudes to Data Trusts survey

Funded by the British Broadcasting Council (BBC)


Human-Data-Interaction Network+, Public Trust in Data Driven Systems and AI Futures

Funded by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC)


Child Welfare Inequalities in Wales: Practice and Prevention

Funded by the UK Health and Hospital Authorities

Professor Kate Morris


Evaluation of the deployment of body-worn video in Humberside Police

Funded by the N8 Policing Research Partnership

Dr Xavier L’Hoiry


Identifying Sexual Trafficking Online

Funded by the N8 Policing Research Partnership

Dr Xavier L’Hoiry and Dr Alessandro Moretti

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