THE SOCIAL IDENTITY OF VULNERABLE GROUPS

We are interested in applying the Social Identity Approach to understand the lived experiences of vulnerable groups, and how life can be enhanced for these individuals.

Volunteers Packing Food
Image by Hédi Benyounes

THE SOCIAL IDENTITY OF FOODBANK USE

We have explored Social Cure and Social Curse processes in foodbanks

Paper in the European Journal of Social Psychology


Report for the UN Special Rapporteur on Human Rights and Extreme Poverty. The report was published here and summarised here

Report for the UK House of Lords Select Committee on Food, Poverty, Health, and The Environment. The report was published here. The resultant House of Lords Select Committee report, featuring our evidence, was published here

Report for the Trussell Trust

Report for the UK Government’s Work and Pensions Committee's Welfare Safety Net Inquiry. The report was published here.

Report for the UN on human rights in Nottinghamshire. The report is summarised here.

Street Teens
Eating Salad

THE SOCIAL IDENTITY OF STIGMA & LONELINESS

We have explored how social identities can help or hinder people's ability to cope with social problems

Paper in the European Journal of Social Psychology

Paper in the Journal of Community and Applied Social Psychology

Paper in Political Psychology

Paper in the Journal of Economic Psychology

Pre-print Paper

We have explored how loneliness increases healthcare visits, and how social identity can improve people's sleep quality by reducing feelings of loneliness

Paper in the Annals of Behavioural Medicine

Paper in the British Journal of Health Psychology

THE SOCIAL IDENTITY OF EATING DISORDERS

 
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