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Research Fellow University of Bradford, Post Doctoral Researcher: Centre for Inclusion and Diversity, School of Health Studies, University of Bradford, 2007-9: Operational lead for the Health Foundation Shared Leadership [BME] research project.

Research and evaluation projects have included:

Working with Young People and Services

  • Lead Consultant and co-designer of 'Action Minds', an innovative early intervention mental health project for young people, York 2014-18.
  • 1st Creativity Cafe Sheffield Voluntary Young Persons Workforce: creative approaches to development 2009-
  • Research for Sheffield City Council Community Safety, Action Learning initiative with Urban Rangers, across agencies led by the South Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service. May 2009
  • Research for NYA and Department of Children, Schools and Families, Guns and Gangs Initiatives in Northern Cities, November 08 - Feb 09.
  • Research and Evaluator Sandwell Children's and Young Peoples Trust Partnership, workforce development strategy.2006-7
  • Birmingham Youth Offending services - evaluation and best practice development. Executive coaching and intervention design. 2005-7
  • Looked after Children provision Birmingham City Council.2006.
  • Evaluation of PAYP Projects for Birmingham Youth Justice 2006.
  • Researcher and consultant/evaluator for Directorate of Learning and Culture, Birmingham City Council. Newly Arrived Children Projects.2006-7.
  • Lead consultant for Local Criminal Justice Board in establishing Birmingham Community Court.2005-6

Working with Substance Misuse and Alcohol Services

  • Consultant and Researcher for leading Drug Testing Company, DATs and Voluntary Sector Agencies for accreditation of Personal Development Award Scheme [OCN] for recovering drug addicts.
  • Evaluation for Altrix Healthcare of service user recovery initiative pilot programme 2006-7.
  • Evaluation for the National Treatment Agency [NTA] on Harm Reduction Practices, Midlands Region. 2006-7.

Recent Teaching

  • Part-time Lecturer, School of Education and Professional Development, University of Huddersfield, 2008-
  • Part-time Lecturer, Liverpool University Management School, 2009.
  • Associate Lecturer for the Open University Business School, MBA Work-based Action Learning module, 2004-8.
  • Visiting Lecturer, Bradford University, School of Health Studies, 2009-
  • Visiting Lecturer, Lancaster University, School of Management Learning, 2009
  • Visiting Lecturer, Aston University, Centre for Learning Innovation and Practice,2005-
  • Part-time Lecturer, Management School, Birmingham City University, Action Research for the DBA.
  • Senior Lecturer in Business Policy and HR, Coventry University, 1999-2004. inc. CIPD Postgraduate Scheme.
Research and Teaching