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Katy Brookfield

Doctoral Researcher,

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Biography

Katy graduated from the University of Lincoln in 2017 with a First Class Honours degree in Criminology. Following this, she worked in the University of Lincoln Student Wellbeing Centre as a Project Assistant, developing support mechanisms for survivors of sexual violence. In 2019 Katy secured funding from the ESRC to undertake her MA and PhD at the University of Nottingham, where she is currently studying.

Research Summary

Katy's PhD research looks at how the developments in smart and digital technology are impacting on risk and safeguarding in cases of domestic abuse, using a mixed methods research design. She is a… read more

Recent Publications

  • BROOKFIELD, K., 2018. ‘Building Respect and Changing Cultures in the University Community’: An Account of Research in Progress. IMPact. 1(1),
  • STRUDWICK, K., JAMESON, J., GORDON, J., BROOKFIELD, K., MCKANE, C. AND PENGELLY, G., 2017. 'Understanding the Gap’ to participate or not?: Evaluating student engagement and active participation. Student Engagement in Higher Education Journal. 1(2),

Current Research

Katy's PhD research looks at how the developments in smart and digital technology are impacting on risk and safeguarding in cases of domestic abuse, using a mixed methods research design. She is a Social Work student based in the School of Sociology and Social Policy.

Past Research

In 2016 Katy was awarded a bursary from the University of Lincoln under the UROS scheme, to research young people's involvement with and feelings toward Lincolnshire Police.

In 2017/8 Katy was employed to carry out research for the University of Lincoln on sexual violence on campus, and to investigate students understandings of sexual consent.

  • BROOKFIELD, K., 2018. ‘Building Respect and Changing Cultures in the University Community’: An Account of Research in Progress. IMPact. 1(1),
  • STRUDWICK, K., JAMESON, J., GORDON, J., BROOKFIELD, K., MCKANE, C. AND PENGELLY, G., 2017. 'Understanding the Gap’ to participate or not?: Evaluating student engagement and active participation. Student Engagement in Higher Education Journal. 1(2),

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