Experts

   
   
 

Children

  • Professor Andrew Fisher

    Teaching Philosophy to the young - esp. primary school children. Philosophy of Education - who should teach what? And who decides? Inclusivity in the classroom, safe spaces and trigger warnings, private schools and faith schools - should they exist? Cases for positive discrimination in admission to university. Philosophy of religion - religion vs science, reasons for/against God, demarcation of religion etc; Ethics - moral truth, moral facts, God and morality - how could they be linked? Applied ethics, normative ethics. Equality, diversity and inclusion - implicit bias, stereotype threat, chilly climates, decolonization of the curriculum, microaggressions, gender and sex, etc.
    0115 846 7647
  • Dr Stuart Smith

    Neurosurgery, brain tumours, drug delivery to the brain.
    0115 823 0920
  • Dr Simon Duff

    Dr Duff is a chartered and registered forensic psychologist with experience of working with adult offenders such as those who offend sexually against children, stalkers, people whose fetishes have resulted in criminal behaviour, violent individuals, and men who have committed sexual assaults and rapes.His work at the University centres on training future forensic psychologists, supervising their academic work, research, and clinical practice. His research covers a range of topics, primarily informed by his clinical work and the service within which he works.
    0115 823 2213
    Children Crime Health and Medicine crime sexual offences violent crime paedophiles rape stalking Forensic Psychology festishes pornography sex crimes sexual assault Grooming
  • Sarah Goff

    Safeguarding Disabled children - Sexual Exploitation - Domestic abuse and disabled young people - Rights, choice, voice of disabled children and young people; relationship and communication-based practice -Challenges and benefits of multi-agency practice and working in partnership with families.
    0115 951 5400
  • Professor Nicola Pitchford

    mobile technologies, child development, basic skills, literacy, numeracy, primary school education, childhood cancer, preterm birth, childhood stroke, childhood deprivation, poverty, tablet technology, assisted learning, education, Malawi, South Africa, Brazil, childhood brain tumours
    +44 (0) 115 9515287
    Arts and Culture Children Education Health and Medicine Politics Science Technology World mobile technologies Child development basic skills Literacy numeracy primary school education childhood cancer preterm birth childhood stroke childhood deprivation poverty tablet technology assisted learning education Malawi South Africa Brazil childhood brain tumours
  • Dr Adam Watkins

    Fertility and reproduction. Sperm and egg quality and embryo development. Diet, lifestyle and fertility. Assisted reproductive technologies i.e. IVF. How our health as adults, especially whether we are likely to become overweight, diabetic and have heart disease, can be influenced by the health of our parents when we were conceived.
    0115 8230699
    Children Health and Medicine fertility reproduction sperm egg quality embryo development diet lifestyle and fertility assisted reproductive technologies IVF
  • Dr Nicola Carr

    Youth justice, prisons, probation and community sentences. Young people's transitions from custody, the effects of juvenile criminal records, the roles of pre-sentence reports in sentencing and LGBT prisoners' experiences.
    +44 (0)115 75 84 179
    Children Crime Law justice youth justice probation community sentences LGBT prisoners
  • Elvira Perez Vallejos

    Dr Elvira Perez is a senior research fellow in the Horizon Digital Economy Research Group. Her expertise lies in Citizen-centric approaches to Social Media analysis, participatory research, cyber security, research ethics, children and older adult involvement in research. Mental health and wellbeing. Digital humanism.
    +44 (0) 115 7484022
    Children Health and Medicine Science Technology War and security social media Cyber Security research ethics ethics children Adults mental health wellbeing humanism digital digital humanism
  • Dr Pru Hobson-West

    Childhood vaccination; animal research; debate on human-animal relations; human-animal bond; pets.
    +44 (0)115 9516325
    Animals Children Health and Medicine Science children vaccination animals ethics pets Research companion animals veterinary medicine Science
  • Professor Aoife Nolan

    Children's rights, austerity, poverty and human rights. She has also done work on human rights and housing, education and social security. Her research focuses on the UK, Ireland, South Africa, India, the US and Latin America.
    +44 (0)115 951 5737
    Children Law Politics World children Austerity poverty human rights law Housing education social security Law welfare uk ireland South Africa India us Latin America IAPS
  • Professor Kate Wilson

    Social work. Child welfare, child protection (child abuse), therapeutic work with children and adolescents, foster care and adoption. Therapeutic work for couples in relationship difficulties. Mental health issues in relation to children and adolescents.
    +44 (0) 115 951 5411 , +44 (0) 115 941 1599
    Children Health and Medicine social work children welfare protection child abuse adoption foster care mental health
  • Dr Rachael Clawson

    Forced marriage Forced marriage of people with learning disabilities; Safeguarding and social work responses to forced marriage
    +44 (0)115 846 7010, +44 (0)7757 264 489
    Arts and Culture Children Education Law forced marriage learning disabilities mental health
  • Dr Anja Neundorf

    Young people and politics, public opinion, German politics, elections, turnout, democratisation, civic culture, partisanship.
    +44 (0) 7946947367
    Children Politics Rights Lab World politics young people German politics elections
  • Professor Kevin Browne

    Assessment of violent and sexual offenders, the development and assessment of risk for aggression, anti-social and criminal behaviour in children, teenagers and adults. The potential for violence by parents and caregivers and individuals high risk for child abuse and neglect. Assessments on parenting in general and evaluation of parent-child interaction and relationships from an attachment theory perspective. Consequences and developmental effects of children growing up in a violent family and witnessing spouse or elder abuse or experiencing physical, emotional or sexual abuse. Expert witness in family court on child care proceedings and in criminal court proceedings involving physical and sexual violence.
    +44 (0) 115 823 2210 , +44 (0) 7770 750 554
    Children Crime Health and Medicine violence sexual offenders Aggression Criminal Behaviour

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