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Dr Karen Bell

Dr Karen Bell

Dr Karen Bell
PhD(Bristol)

Research Fellow

Office 2.03, 3 Priory Road
Social Science Complex,
8 Priory Road, Bristol BS8 1TZ
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Research summary

Current Research

2016-2019 'Fair and Inclusive Environmental and Social Transition Alternatives: Learning from the Living Well and Green Economy pathways to sustainability' ESRC Future Research Leaders Fellow

Completed Research

2015 'Deportability and the Family' University of Bristol

2015 ‘The Educational Progress of Looked After Children in England’ University of Bristol, Rees Centre, University of Oxford

2014 'Evaluation of Easton and Lawrence Hill Neighbourhood Management'

2013-2014 ‘Poverty in the UK: Advancing Paradata Analysis and Open Access’ University of Bristol, NCRM, Institute of Education, ESRC funded

2012-2013 ‘Poverty and Social Exclusion in the United Kingdom’ University of Bristol, Heriot-Watt University, National Centre ...

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Biography

Background

Like many from a working class background, I left school at the age of 15 and had a series of manual jobs for a number of years, including working as a florist, post-woman, exercise teacher, motor-cycle courier, factory worker, cleaner and video production Assistant. In 1993, I trained to become a community development worker and for the following fifteen years worked alongside communities to address issues such as social inequality, racism, disability discrimination, and environmental exclusion and inequity.  From there, I gradually moved into community and environmental research. I was awarded ESRC 1+3 funding in 2007 and this ...

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Recent publications

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