Angela holds the post of Senior Researcher in the Centre for Health and Social Care Improvement, Faculty of Education Health and Wellbeing. She has a PhD in Psychology and is a Chartered Psychologist, and has extensive experience in social research, consultation and evaluation of social policy and practice. With recognised project management qualifications, she has contributed to and led European, national, regional and local multi-disciplinary projects. Working in the area of social policy, health and social care improvement for ten years, she has completed consultation and development work with a range of community, health and social care agencies. Angela's research interests include violence against women especially domestic violence, public health, social exclusion and inequality, and vulnerable children and young people.