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Mrs Helen Thomas-Hughes

Senior Lecturer in Community Engagement (English); Honorary Senior Research Associate (Law)

  • Community-engagement/Service-learning appraoches and pedegogy
  • Community researchers and community researcher training
  • Co-production: method and ethics
  • Parenting support and intervention approaches in the UK
  • The role of the third-sector in parenting support and intervention
  • Intimate-partner violence in young people and approaches to intervention in the UK
  • Strengthening Families, Strengthening Communities programme

Research Projects 

  • Accrediting Community Engagement: A Bristol Approach to Service-Learning (PI). 2018-2019, Bristol Institute for Learning and Teaching (BILT).
  • Productive Margins: Regulating for Engagement (Senior Research Associate). 2013 - 2018, ESRC/AHRC. 
  • Community-Based Researchers - Making Co-production Happen (PI). 2017-2018, CC Catalyst Fund 
  • Girls Making History.(Project Lead). 2014 - 2015, EPSRC. (High Commendation from University of Bristol Engage Awards 2014/15)
  • Gender Based Violence and Displacement. (methodological consultant). 2017 - 2019, ESRC/AHRC. 
  • Negotiating the Regulatory Terrain, The Role of the Third Sector in Developing and Delivering Parenting Intervention Programmes in the UK. Co-produced with Race Equality Foundation and Single Parent Action Network. PhD research - ESRC Funded UoB Law School.