Research examples

Over the past 10 years my primary research projects, both as an independent researcher and as part of a larger research team, includes:

– Strategies used in childrens homes to support and help young people overcome sexual exploitation, for the Department of Education (DfE)

– Children and Young People Missing from Education; qualitative fieldwork

– The support needs of Newham schools for School Home Support

– The health and social care needs of Waltham Forest’s diverse communities, for Healthwatch

– The expected and likely impact of social security benefit reforms in LB Newham for Community Links

– The training and support needs of staff in residential children’s homes, for the DfE

– The circumstances and needs of young carers in Islington, for Healthwatch

Private fostering in England, for the DCSF (now DfE)

– Views and use of green spaces by children, young people and adults in east London, for the PCT

Healthwatch agencies’ involvement of children and young people