Senior Team

The senior team oversees and guides the strategic development of the programme’s two main strands, assuring quality standards, excellence in all programme arrangements, and sustained commitment to impact and international engagement.

Prof. Sue Yeandle

Director of CIRCLE, Principal Investigator for the Sustainable Care Programme

Madeleine Starr Director of Impact

Madeleine Starr MBE

Sustainable Care Senior Team

Norah Keating

Prof. Norah Keating

Sustainable Care Senior Team

Allister McGregor WPO

Prof. Allister Mcgregor

Sustainable Care Senior Team

Professor Jon Glasby

Prof. Jon Glasby

Sustainable Care Senior Team

Jill Manthorpe Work Care and Relationships

Prof. Jill Manthorpe

Sustainable Care Senior Team

Co-Investigators

Co-Investigators include our work package leaders and other academics based at collaborating universities. Work package leaders are responsible for oversight and guidance of their work package team; and ensuring they contribute to the programme’s capacity building, impact and academic publication strategies. Co-Investigators without leadership roles contribute to specific work packages.

Diane Burns

Dr Diane Burns

Co- Investigator

Work Package:
Delivering care at home

Kate Hamblin Senior Researcher

Dr Kate Hamblin

Co-Investigator, Sustainable Care Research Fellow

Jason Heyes

Prof. Jason Heyes

Co- Investigator

Work Package:
Combining work and care

Research Support

Kelly and Dan support the academic activities of programme, manage budgetary, planning and reporting mechanisms and programme communications.

Kelly Davidge

Dr Kelly Davidge

Programme Manager

Dan Williamson

Dan Williamson

Programme Administrator

Researchers and Partner Collaborators

Our Sustainable Care researchers have designated roles in specific work packages, working within teams to deliver research and impact. They are an important part of our wider early career researcher network.

Dr Annie Austin

Research Associate

Work Package:
Combining work and care

Maria Cheshire-Allen

PhD Student, Swansea University

Work Package:
Delivering care at home

Jacquie Eales RAPP

Jacquie Eales

Research Associate, University of Alberta

Work Package:
Combining work and care

Dr Cate Goodlad

Research Associate, University of Sheffield

Work Package:
Delivering care at home

Patrick Hall

Patrick Hall

Research Associate, University of Birmingham

Magdolna Lorinc

Dr Magdolna Lőrinc

Research Associate, University of Sheffield

Agnes Turnpenny

Dr Agnes Turnpenny

Research Associate, University of Kent

Katherine Wilson Employers for Carers

Katherine Wilson

Researcher, Carers UK

Work Package:
Combining work and care

Yanan Zhang Birmingham

Yanan Zhang

Research Associate, University of Birmingham

UKRI Innovation Fellows

Our UKRI Innovation Fellows are resourced through the National Productivity Investment Fund and linked to the UK’s Industrial Strategy. Their focus is on Positioning Care to Support Innovation, Growth and Upskilling. Each Fellow has an individual research programme linked to Sustainable Care, and works in partnership with industrial and care sector partners.

Mandy Cook

Dr Mandy Cook

UKRI Innovation Fellow

Enhancing organisational effectiveness by modernising support for working carers

Matthew Lariviere

Matthew Lariviere

UKRI Innovation Fellow

Accelerating implementation and uptake of new technologies to support ageing in place

Dr Karla Zimpel-Leal

Dr Karla Zimpel-Leal

UKRI Innovation Fellow

Advancing business innovation in the home care sector

PhD Students

Our PhD students are linked with specific work packages, and form an important part of our early career researcher network. They address vital research questions linked to the Sustainable Care programme.

Camille Allard

Camille Allard

PhD Student

Employers’ voluntary care leave schemes in the UK: a comparative analysis

Work Package:
Combining work and care

Sab Siddiq

Sab Siddiq

PhD Student

Projecting the implications of changing immigration policies on the sustainability of home care in the UK

Alice Spann

Alice Spann

PhD Student

Combining care and paid work; how can technology help?

Work Package:
Combining work and care

Obert Tawodzera

Obert Tawodzera

PhD Student

The role of new technologies in mediating long distant aged-care relationships between UK-based migrants and their overseas family members

Sustainable Care Visitors

Visitors to the Sustainable Care Programme make a variety of contributions. Visits range from extended periods of sabbatical leave to short visits in which they share their experiences in special seminars, workshops and meetings organised with the SC team.

Professor Loretta Baldassar

University of Western Australia

RichardHumphries

Richard Humphries

The King's Fund

Katja Knauthe

Visiting Academic, Zittau/Görlitz University of Applied Sciences

Dr Fiona Macdonald

RMIT University

Andrew Magnaye

Visiting Academic, University of Alberta

Professor Mao Saito

Visiting Academic, Ritsumeikan University, Kyoto

Stecy yghemonos

Stecy Yhgemonos

Executive Director, Eurocarers and Sustainable Care Advisory Board member

Collaborating Research Groups

Our team delivering the ESRC-funded Sustainable Care programme draws together, in a collaboration agreement, the expertise of academics in leading academic research centres and senior staff at Carers UK:

Advisers

Our advisers work with key members of the team to support our impact activities and advise on specific areas, and keep the Sustainable Care team informed of developments in their field such as new publications and related research.

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