Social Work and Social Policy
Social Work and Social Policy orientated research draws upon academic staff from a wide range of disciplinary areas within the School of Social Sciences. These include Criminology, Psychology, Sociology, Social Policy, and Social Work.
Research contact: Professor James Hunter
This subject area's underlying research ethos is reflected in a desire to influence policy and practice with a view to enhancing social interventions. A significant component of our research is undertaken on behalf of, and in partnership with, key user groups including local, national and international policy makers and practitioners across social and criminal justice agencies.