SEEK: Salford Environment for Expertise and Knowledge
Key Memberships
Member of School: School of Health & Society
From August 2013 to present.
From October 2011 to August 2013.
Full Member of Research Centre: Centre for Social Research
From January 2010 to August 2015.
Associate Member of Research Centre: Centre for Democracy & Human Rights
From January 2010 to August 2015.
From August 2013 to August 2015.
Profile Summary

I have an inter-disciplinary socio-legal background in human rights, equality and social justice, and more recently medical law and ethics, particularly as it relates to the following areas:

1) Disabled/older people, economic stress, assisted dying, health care rationing and the political economy of death 

2) International equality law, cross-cutting identities, multiple discrimination, intersectionality, and accommodating group and individual rights

3) Regulatory frameworks and convergence, the politics of inclusive housing, life-course transitions, changing lifestyles, cross-cultural definitions of housing quality and design within UK and Europe

Key Qualifications
1992
2005
1985
Key Publications
Authored Books
Refereed Journal Articles
Book Sections
Edited Books
Newspaper Articles
Key Presence
Conference Organisation
2010
Jun

The conference included key note presentations from a range of human rights legal experts and activists including, Justice of the Supreme Court, Baroness Hale, Irene Khan, Director General of the ... more >>.

2008
Oct

Lead Co-ordinator of a series of 5 public human rights seminars comprising leading speakers, including activist Peter Tatchell. The seminars marked the 60th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights 1948

Conference Presentations
2011
May
2011
Apr
2009
Nov
2009
Oct
Honorary Posts (e.g. Visiting Appointments)
2004
Sep
Invited Papers and Lectures
2011
Apr
2010
Dec

Presentation to Chinese Delegation of Prison Policy Makers and Officers

2010
Nov
Media Appearances
2012
Apr

This article was first published in the online Academic newspaper 'The Conversation' on 13th April 2012, and such was the level of interest, it was republished 16th April as Editor's Choice in the ABC Disability pages... more >>.

Memberships of External Bodies
2007
Jan
Other Evidence of External Esteem
2012
May
2012
May
2012
May
2012
Mar

Expert report (in response to personal letter of invitation) on the ‘design and delivery of the UK’s newly built homes&... more >>.

Other Research Activity
2011
Aug

This comprises a socio-legal evaluation of the role of NGOs in relation to asylum seekers and refugees

2011
Jan

This is a socio-legal archival investigation of the property rights of people with learning disabilities throughout history