University of South Wales
Welsh Crucible 2022
Sarah began her research journey at the University of South Wales, securing a first-class honours BSc Hons Health and Social Care before graduating with a PhD in 2018. Sarah has led and supported a number of research and evaluation projects across health and social care ranging in size and scope, recent examples include ‘The Evaluation of the Social Services and Well-being (Wales) Act 2014’ and ‘Research on the Employment of Personal Assistants in Wales’. Her subject expertise is within the field of Violence Against Women, Domestic Abuse and Sexual Violence (VAWDASV). Sarah is co-founder and co-chair of the VAWDASV Research Network Wales and is currently co-leading the first study of the network to establish the VAWDASV research priorities for Wales. Sarah is a member of PRIME Centre Wales and is an experienced qualitative researcher, trained Group Concept Mapping facilitator, with developing skills in Realist Evaluation.