22 - Social Work and Social Policy

Seventy percent of the unit’s research has been graded world-leading or internationally excellent, with a 160% increase in world-leading research since RAE 2008. We rank 12th in the UK for outstanding research impact (4*) and 20th for world-leading research (4*).

Unit Co-ordinator:
Dr Kristian Lasslett

Seventy percent of the unit’s  research has been graded world-leading or internationally excellent, with a  160% increase in world-leading research since RAE 2008. We rank 12th  in the UK for outstanding research impact (4*) and 20th for  world-leading research (4*).

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100% of research impact  judged to be world-leading or internationally excellent

People Involved

The following university staff are involved with the research activities of this Unit of Assessment and participated in the 2014 Research Excellence Framework:

People Involved
NameRole
Acheson, N Dr Lecturer in Social Policy
Birrell, WD Professor Professor
Borooah, VK Professor Professor of Applied Economics
Devlin Trew, J Dr Lecturer
Gray, A Dr Senior Lecturer in Social Administration & Policy
Heenan, DA Professor PVC (Communications) and Provost (Coleraine and Magee)
Hodgett, S Dr Senior Lecturer
Horgan, G Ms Lecturer in Social Policy
Ketola, M Dr Lecturer
Knox, CG Professor Professor of Comparative Public Policy
Lasslett, KA Dr Lecturer in Criminology
Lundy, P Professor Professor of Sociology
Manktelow, R Dr Lecturer in Social Work
Marnoch, GJ Dr Reader in Public Policy
Monaghan, R Dr Senior Lecturer in Criminology
Moore, L Dr Senior Lecturer
O'Connor, JS Professor Professor of Social Policy
Offer, JW Professor Professor of Social Theory & Policy
Osmani, SR Professor Professor of Developmental Economics
Taylor, B Professor Professor of Social Work
Topping, JR Dr Lecturer in Criminology
Tridimas, G Professor Professor of Political Economy

Research Outputs

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Research Impact Case Studies

Historical Enquires: holding the UK authorities and Police Service of  Northern Ireland to account - informing stakeholders, and influencing policy  and public debate

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The Review of Public Administration in Northern Ireland

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Youth custody and children’s rights in Northern Ireland

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Research Environment

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