Research Interests: bio-psycho-social modelling of health, health geography. Current work: health effects of social isolation, socio-economic determinants of obesity.
Research Interests: economics of the labour market, social policy, health and health behaviours. Current work: dynamic relationships between disability, employment and benefit claiming; the impacts of zero hours contracts on workers; and the health impacts of pollution.
Research Interests: development of social roles, particularly within organisations, and the outworkings this has for individuals’ mental health and wellbeing.
We hope you are all staying safe and well during these times. Now, more than ever, health and social research will be essential to understanding and shaping the economic and societal recovery as we emerge...Read More
Due to the ongoing COVID-19 situation, the secure research room in Colby House has now closed until further notice. We thank you for your patience and understanding and will endeavour to keep you updated with...Read More
In January 2020, 85 delegates from local and central government, the voluntary, community and enterprise sector, academia and other interest groups attended the NILS collaborative symposium, Data-Driven Society: People, Places and Policy in Belfast City...Read More