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Academic Advisory Board
We’ve gathered together a group of leading experts, from universities across the UK, on issues relating to flexible working, job quality and security, and childcare. They keep us up to date with the latest evidence and innovations in practice. And, crucially, share strategic insights on where we should focus our efforts to create change for working parents.
The role of the Academic Advisory Board
- Share relevant research and signpost gaps in the evidence base
- Contribute insights to policy debates and government consultations
- Advise on Working Families’ research, such as the Modern Families Index and Employers Benchmark
- Share opportunities for research collaboration
- Provide a conduit between academic research and policy and practice
The Board meets four times a year and sub-groups meet more frequently to respond to specific policy challenges.
If you are an academic researcher interested in contributing to the Academic Advisory Board please contact: email@example.com (Research and Policy Manager)
Our current board members
|Deirdre Anderson||Cranfield School of Management||University of Cranfield|
|Emma Banister||Alliance Business School||University of Manchester|
|Heejung Chung||School of Social Policy||University of Kent|
|Sarah Forbes||Business School||University of Birmingham|
|Katy Jones||Centre for Decent Work and Productivity||Manchester Metropolitan University|
|Jasmine Kelland||Business School||University of Plymouth|
|Clare Kelliher||Cranfield School of Management||University of Cranfield|
|Suzan Lewis||Business School||University of Middlesex|
|Susan Milner||Institute for Policy Studies||University of Bath|
|Helen Norman||Business School||University of Leeds|
|Raj Patel||Impact Fellow, Understanding Society||University of Essex|
|Ian Roper||Business School||University of Essex|
|Julia Rouse||Sylvia Pankhurst Gender and Diversity Research Centre||Manchester Metropolitan University|
|Bianca Stumbitz||Business School||University of Middlesex|
|Tracey Warren||Business School||University of Nottingham|
|Afshin Zilanawala||Faculty of Social Sciences||University of Southampton|