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Honor Young

Honor Young Cardiff University Welsh Crucible 2019 Educated at Cardiff University (BSc Psychology), Honor is also a graduate of Cardiff Metropolitan University (PhD, PgCTHE and MSc Health Psychology). After working as Post-Doctoral Research Fellow at the National University of Ireland, Galway, Honor joined Cardiff University’s School of Social Sciences and Centre for the Development and

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Dawn Mannay

Dawn Mannay Cardiff University Welsh Crucible 2016 Dawn Mannay is a Reader in Social Science (Psychology) at Cardiff University and a Trustee for the Women Making a Difference Program. Her research interests revolve around class, education, gender, geography, generation, national identity, violence and inequality; and she employs participatory, visual, creative and narrative methods in her

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Heledd Jenkins

Heledd Jenkins Cardiff University Welsh Crucible 2012 Heledd holds a BSc degree in Geography from Aberystwyth University and an MSc in Sustainability, Planning and Environmental Policy from Cardiff University. She currently works as a Research Associate at the ESRC Centre for Business Relationships, Accountability, Sustainability and Society (BRASS). She has worked on a number of

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Carolyn Wallace

Carolyn Wallace University of South Wales Welsh Crucible 2011 Carolyn is a registered nurse and worked in the NHS for 20 years in clinical and managerial roles until she joined the University of South Wales in 2004. Carolyn has been promoted to a Professor in Community Health and Care Services at the University of South

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Martin O’Neill

Martin O’Neill Cardiff University Welsh Crucible 2011 Martin spent the earliest and some of the happiest years of his life growing up on the Gurnos Estate in Merthyr Tydfil which today is one of the poorest areas of Europe and the sickest part of the UK. Having left school with few qualifications and following a

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Sally Holland

Sally Holland The Children’s Commissioner of Wales (formerly Cardiff University) Welsh Crucible 2011 Sally is a senior lecturer in social work. She is co-convener of the inter-disciplinary childhood research group, responsible for doctoral students’ support and development and vice-chair of the School Research Ethics committee. She was born and brought up in Perthshire and her

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