...an ESRC Doctoral Training Centre

Social Work and Social Policy

Vanessa Abrahamson

Organisation: University of Kent

Pathway: Social Work & Social Policy
Thesis: What is the best practice for addressing the long term needs of working age people who have had a stroke?
Email: va63@kent.ac.uk
Supervisors: Prof. Patricia Wilson; Prof. Stephen Peckham
 


Lesley Alborough

Organisation: University of Kent

Pathway: Social Work & Social Policy
Thesis: Funding social justice: an investigation into the role of UK philanthropy in achieving economic and social change
Email: lja24@kent.ac.uk
Supervisors: Dr. Balthar Sanghera, Dr. Beth Breeze
 


Charlotte Clements

Organisation: University of Kent

Pathway: Social Work & Social Policy 
Thesis: Welfare beyond the State: Charity, the voluntary sector & social change in Britain 1958-1983
Email: crc9@kent.ac.uk
Supervisors: Dr. Katharine Marie Bradley, Dr. Jeremy Kendall


Owen Davis

Organisation: University of Kent

Pathway: Social Work & Social Policy 
Thesis: Work, health and well-being: Are the benefits of work equally spread?
Email: od49@kent.ac.uk
Supervisors: Dr. Ben Baumberg, Prof. Tim Strangleman

Overseas institutional visit:  University of Toronto, Canada (2016)
 


Madeleine Hughes

Organisation: University of Kent

Pathway:  Social Work and Social Policy

Thesis:  The Search for policy:  is the prison service equipped to meet the needs of older offenders?  A comparative study of two British Prisons

Email:  Mh506@kent.ac.uk

Supervisors:  Prof Roger Matthews, Prof Alex Stevens and Dr Simon Shaw


Helen Johnson

Organisation: University of Kent

Pathway: Social Work & Social Policy
Thesis: Emotions; role transition; desistance; gender; repertory grid technique; personal construct theory; prostitution
Email: hj67@kent.ac.uk
Supervisors: Prof. Roger Matthews, Dr. Kate O'Brien
 


Hannah Perrin

Organisation: University of Kent

Pathway: Social Work & Social Policy 
Thesis: Girls in Green: Professional identity at the beginning of a veterinary career
Email: hcp20@kent.ac.uk
Supervisors:  Prof. Sarah Vickerstaff, Prof. Mike Canlan

Update:  Completed PhD on 09/03/2016.  March 2016:  Joined the LIVE Centre at the Royal Veterinary College, University of London  as a Junior Developer in Distance Learning and Veterinary Education
 


Verity Pooke

Organisation: University of Kent

Pathway:  Social Work and Social Policy

Thesis:  Emergency contraceptive pills in the age of "safe sex":  an exploration of the contradictions of responsibility and risk

Email:  vp238@kent.ac.uk

Supervisors:  Dr Ellie Lee and Prof Frank Furedi


Marc Wigley

Organisation: University of Kent

Pathway: Social Work & Social Policy 
Thesis: Social Capital, Welfare and Well-being: Implications for the Social Economy
Email: mw480@kent.ac.uk
Supervisors: Prof. Peter Frederick Taylor-Gooby
 


Karen Williams

Organisation: University of Kent

Pathway: Social Work & Social Policy 
Thesis: A Study of Parental Responses to Child Experiences of Trauma
Email: Kew31@kent.ac.uk
Supervisors: Prof. Michael Calnan, Prof. Stephen Peckham