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Clare Blackburn

  • Associate Professor, School of Health and Social Studies, University of Warwick

Research interests in global governance

  • international network on child poverty

Indicative publications

  • Spencer, N. J., Blackburn, C. M. and Read, J. M.(2010) 'Prevalence and social patterning of limiting long-term illness/disability in children and young people under the age of 20 years in 2001: UK census-based cross-sectional study' Child: Care, Health And Development 36 (4), 566 - 573 (0305-1862)
  • Read, J., Blackburn, C. and Spencer, N.(2010) 'Disabled children in the UK: a quality assessment of quantitative data sources' Child: Care, Health And Development 36 (1), 130 - 141 (0305-1862)
  • Ahmed, D., Ahmed A., Hundt, G.L. and Blackburn, C.(2010) 'Issues of Gender, Reflexivity and Positionality in the Field of Disability: Researching Visual Impairment in an Arab Society.' Qualitative Social Work (1473-3250) [article]
  • Blackburn, C.,Read, J. and Spencer, N., (2007) 'Can we count them? Scoping data sources on disabled children and their households in the UK.' Child: Care, Health And Development 33 (3), 291 - 295 (0305-1862) [article]
  • Blackburn C, Bolan S, Moy R, Spencer N (2005) 'Smoking behaviour change among fathers of new infants ' Social Science And Medicine 61 (3), 517 - 526 (0277-9536) [article]

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Gillian Hundt

 

Research interests in global governance

  • global health and human rights (developing global benchmarks to hold states accountable)

Indicative publications

  • G. Lewando Hundt, S. Alzaroo, F. Hasna, M. Alsmeiran, Providing Accessible, Acceptable Health Care in Rural Remote Areas as part of the Right to Health: Bedouin in the North East Region of Jordan, Social Science and Medicine. Accepted in press special section on Global Health and Human Rights
  • Andrew J.Gibson, Gillian Lewando Hundt, Loraine Blaxter, Weak and Strong Publics: Drawing on Nancy Fraser to Explore Parental Participation in Neonatal Networks, Health Expectations (in press)
  • S. Al Makhamreh, G. Lewando Hundt, F. Hasna, M. Al Smeiran Localising Social Work: Lessons Learnt from a Community Based Intervention amongst the Bedouin in Jordan, Journal of Social Work Education (in press)
  • Dunya Abdullah Ahmed, Gillian Lewando Hundt, and Clare Blackburn Issues of Gender, Reflexivity and Positionality in the Field of Disability: Researching Visual Impairment in an Arab Society, Qualitative Social Work 1473325010370188, first published on November 22, 2010 as doi:10.1177/1473325010370188
  • Sahar Almakhamreh, Gillian Lewando Hundt, Iraqi refugees in Jordan: lessons for practice internationally European Journal of Social Work (early on line) DOI:10.1080/13691457.2010.51396.

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David Ormandy

  • Professor, Institute of Health, University of Warwick

Research interests in global governance

  • WHO Collaborating Centre for Housing Standards and Health

Indicative publications

  • Hacker J, Ormandy D, and Ambrose P (2011) 'Social Determinants of Health - Housing: a UK Perspective', in Policy and Strategy for Improving Health and Wellbeing, Editors Porter E, and Coles L. Exeter, UK: Learning Matters.
  • Braubach M, Jacobs DE, and Ormandy D(2011) 'Environmental Burden of Disease associated with inadequate housing'. Copenhagen, Denmark: WHO Europe.
  • Ormandy D (2011) 'Housing and the Domestic Environment', in Clay's Handbook of Environmental Health (20th ed), Editor Stephen Battersby. Oxford, UK: Rouledge

Projects and grants

  • Review of publications on the Environmental Burden of Disease from Housing, World Health Organization, Europe, Contributing to and editing material produced by experts on the EBD attributable to housing conditions, Project Start Date:01/04/2009 Project End Date:01/03/2010
  • Survey of Knowledge of Students of the Quality of Indoor Environment, Gas Safety Trust, Investigation of the knowledge of students in private rented accommodation of the potential impact of indoor air pollutants, Project Start Date:15/09/2009 Project End Date:01/05/2010
  • Survey of residents of housing association dwellings of the quality of indoor environment, Gas Safety Trust, Investigation of the knowledge of housing association residents of the potential impact of indoor pollutants on health, Project Start Date:15/09/2009 Project End Date:01/05/2010

Other professional activities

  • Responsible to the Office of the Deputy Prime Minister (ODPM, now the Department for Communities and Local Government, CLG) for the project to develop Version 2 of the HHSRS.
  • Member of the World Health Organization European Task Force on Health and Housing which monitored and advised on the LARES project (a study of housing conditions and health in eight European countries - see Housing and Health in Europe(2009) Routledge).

Personal website

http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/fac/cross_fac/healthatwarwick/people/ormandy/publications/

 


 

Maria Stuttaford

  • Senior Research Fellow, Institute of Health, University of Warwick

Research interests in global governance

  • global health and human rights

Indicative publications

  • London, L., Fick, N., Tram, K.H. and Stuttaford, M. (forthcoming) Filling the gap: a learning network for health and human rights in the Western Cape, South Africa, Health and Human Rights.
  • Stuttaford, M., Harrington, J. and Lewando Hundt, G. (2012) (Guest editors) Sites for Health Rights: Local, National, Regional and Global,Social Science and Medicine, 74, 1: 1-6.
  • Harrington, J. and Stuttaford, M.(Eds.) (2010) Global Health and Human Rights: Legal and Philosophical Perspectives, Routledge: Oxford.
  • Stuttaford, M. (2009) Methods in health and human rights research: towards a spiral of co-learning. In Coomans, F., Kamminga, M. and Grunfeld, F. (Eds) Methods of Human Rights Research, Antwerpen: Intersentia. p. 135-57.
  • Stuttaford, M., Hundt, G. and Vostanis, P. (2009) Sites for health rights: the experience of homeless families in England, Journal of Human Rights Practice, 1, 2: 257-276.
  • Stuttaford, M. and Coe, C. (2007) The ‘learning’ component of participatory learning and action in health research: reflections from a local Sure Start evaluation. Qualitative Health Research, 17, 10, 1351-60.
  • Stuttaford, M., Lewando Hundt, G., Byranston, C. (2006) The use of applied theatre in data validation and dissemination, Health, 10, 1, 31 – 45.
  • Stuttaford, M. (2004) Balancing Collective and Individual Rights to Health and Health Care, Law, Social Justice & Global Development Journal, 2004, 1.
  • The SASPI Team (Gillian Lewando Hundt, Maria Stuttaford Bulelwa Ngoma) (2004) The Social Diagnostics of Stroke-Like Symptoms: Healers, Doctors and Prophets in Agincourt, Limpopo Province, South Africa, Journal of Biosocial Sciences, special issue on Mental Health and Complex Emergencies, 36, 433-443.
  • Allison, M. (2002) Balancing responsibility for sanitation, Social Science and Medicine, 55, 9, 1539-51.
  • Allison, M. (2002) Environmental health and sanitation explored through a framework of governance: a case study of informal settlements in South Africa, Urban Forum, 13, 4 169-86.
  • Allison, M. and Harpham, T. (2002) (Guest editors) Southern African Perspectives on the Geography of Health, Health and Place, 8,4, 223-5.
  • Allison, M. and Harpham, T. (2000) The relevance of a governance framework to environmental health policy, The South African Geographical Journal, 82, 2, 98-106.
  • Harpham, T. and Allison M. (2000) Health, governance and the environment, In C.Pugh (Ed), Sustainable Cities in Developing Countries, Earthscan: London, 115-34.

Projects and grants

  • Funded as Principal Investigator
  • A Learning Network for the Right to Health: Civil society and academic collaboration to contextualise human rights within an African perspective (with Prof Leslie London), British Academy and Association of Commonwealth Universities, 2010-2011.
  • Pathways out of Homelessness: the Relationship Between Housing Status and Engagement with Substance Misuse Therapies (with Prof Joe Doherty and Iain Atherton), Centre for Housing Research, University of St Andrews, 2007-2008.
  • Global Health and Human Rights: Theory, Process and Substance (with Prof Gillian Lewando Hundt, University of Warwick and Prof John Harrington, University of Liverpool), ESRC Research Seminar Series Competition, 2006-2008.
  • Exploring Collective Rights to Public Health for Homeless People (with Prof Gillian Hundt and Prof Panos Vostanis), ESRC responsive mode, 2004-2005.
  • Engaging in Research Collaboration with University of Cape Town, South Africa, The Royal Society of Edinburgh International Exchange Programme, 2005.
  • Selected Funded as Co-Investigator
  • Health and Human Rights Learning Network (with Professors Leslie London, Nomafrench Mbombo and Fons Coomans), South African National Research Foundation, 2010-2012.
  • The Role of a Right to Health Approach in Access to Complimentary Therapies, (with Professor Gillian Lewando Hundt), British Academy, 2010.
  • A Learning Network for the Right to Health: An opportunity for civil society and academic collaboration to contextualise human rights within an African perspective, (with Professor Leslie London, Professor Nomafrench Mbombo, Professor Chuma Himonga), funded by UCT Programme for Enhancement of Research Capacity: African Research Project on Knowledge Production, 2009-2010.
  • Learning by Doing and Doing by Learning: A Civil Society Network to Realise the Right to Health, (with Prof Leslie London, Dr Lucy Gilson and Dr Marion Heap), funded by SANPAD, 2008-2010.

Other professional activities

  • Honorary Senior Lecturer, University of Cape Town, South Africa; Honorary Lecturer, University of St Andrews, UK
  • Assistant Editor, Ethnicity and Health, 2011 to present,
  • MRC Visiting Scientist, School of Public Health, University of Cape Town, 9th-18thJune 2009, funded by Medical Research Council of South Africa; UCT Visiting Scholar, School of Public Health, University of Cape Town, 13th-25thJanuary 2008, funded by University of Cape Town Visiting Scholars Fund
  • Invited Speaker: Monitoring Housing Rights, Expert Workshop on Housing Rights: Positive Duties and Enforceable Rights, Commissioner for Human Rights, Council of Europe, Budapest 24-25 September 2007.

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