Hardeep Aiden, PhD Social Policy
The aim of my research is to explore the practices and processes at work within and across the institutions that are shaping migration-related policies and policymaking processes in Japan, and the actors involved in these processes.
Gozde Burger, PhD Social Work
My research is underpinned by the sociology of childhood and a children’s rights based perspective, as well as taking into account the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (Article 12 - Article 13), my study emphasises young people’s (aged 11-16, n=47) voices by utilising semi-structured interviews within two different societal contexts.
Tessa Coombes, PhD Social Policy
The focus of my research is on decisions taken about housing policy during the Bristol Mayoral election (2016). I’m looking at how agendas are set and policy priorities are decided during an election using Kingdon’s Multiple Streams Framework as a conceptual starting point.
Perada Phumessawatdi, PhD Social Policy
My research focus examines the movement of the 'universal' UN gender mainstreaming policy to Thailand. The study seeks to explain how this policy has been interpreted, formed, transferred and translated from UN to Thailand.
Emma Ranger, PhD Nutrition, Physical Activity and Public Health
My PhD considers qualitative aspects of people’s motivations to increase their physical activity levels, in the context of wider determinants, with the aim of refining future interventions.
Jessica Roy, PhD Social Work
My PhD study is exploring the risk and protective factors for children who live with parents who misuse substances, in relation to their children’s social care outcomes.
Chuthaporn Suntayakorn (Jeab), PhD Social Policy
My main research interest is in the area of policy relating to border health security, health equity and migrant health within ASEAN context.
Danielle Ward, PhD Social Policy
My PhD is a mix of Social Policy and Sociology and is focused on the health of older West Indian women and men who moved to the United Kingdom during the so-called ‘Windrush years’.
Hen Wilkinson, PhD Social Policy
My PhD emerges from my experience of working with urban conflict in the UK, and is entitled: ‘Creating space for conflict: what might a complexity paradigm contribute to a better theoretical and applied understanding of community-facing, cross-sector collaboration dynamics?’