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Healthy Communities - Brexit

Learn more about our experts and their work providing analysis and thought leadership on the the opportunities and challenges Brexit presents for developing healthy communities

Analysis & Thought Leadership

  • Duncan Morrow -

    Professor Duncan Morrow

    Professor

    Duncan is a lecturer in politics within the University’s School of Criminology, Politics and Social Policy. His areas of interest include conflict and religion, ethnic conflict and Northern Ireland politics.

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    Professor Duncan Morrow

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    Duncan is a lecturer in politics within the University’s School of Criminology, Politics and Social Policy. His areas of interest include conflict and religion, ethnic conflict and Northern Ireland politics.

    He has particular expertise in community engagement and leads the University’s work in this area, developing relationships with groups and organisations across the community.

    He is applying this expertise and experience in relation to Brexit, working to understand the opportunities and challenges it poses for society and community development.

    To discuss Duncan’s work, or how we might work with you in relation to the social impact of Brexit, you can email Duncan on dj.morrow@ulster.ac.uk or phone 028 9036 6048

  • Nat O'Connor -

    Dr Nat O'Connor

    Lecturer in Public Policy & Public Management

    Nat is a Lecturer in Public Policy and a a member of Ulster University’s Institute for Research in Social Sciences (IRiSS). His main research interest is in how research-informed public policy can achieve social justice and wellbeing. Nat’s work has focused on economic inequality, housing and homelessness, democratic accountability and public policy analysis.

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    Nat O'Connor

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    Nat is a Lecturer in Public Policy and a a member of Ulster University’s Institute for Research in Social Sciences (IRiSS).

    His main research interest is in how research-informed public policy can achieve social justice and wellbeing. Nat’s work has focused on economic inequality, housing and homelessness, democratic accountability and public policy analysis.

    He is applying his expertise to examine what Brexit means for communities, including agricultural and fisheries workers from minority ethnic backgrounds.

    To discuss Nat’s work, or how we might work with you in relation to Brexit and community impact, please contact Nat on nj.oconnor@ulster.ac.uk or 028 9036 6597

  • Deirdre Heenan -

    Professor Deirdre Heenan

    Director - Health & Wellbeing Research Centre

    Deirdre is Professor of Social Policy and Director of the Health and Wellbeing Research Centre at Ulster University. Her areas of interest include healthcare, education policy, social care and devolution.

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    Professor Deirdre Heenan

    Director - Health & Wellbeing Research Centre Close

    Deirdre is Professor of Social Policy and Director of the Health and Wellbeing Research Centre at Ulster University. Her areas of interest include healthcare, education policy, social care and devolution.

    In relation to Brexit, Deirdre will be monitoring the potential impact and opportunities for health and social care, particularly in the context of the envisaged transformation of the system here in Northern Ireland.

    To discuss Deirdre’s work, or how we might work with you in this area, you can email Deirdre on da.heenan@ulster.ac.uk or phone 028 7167 5450