Dr Paul Robert Stronge - Research Associate
Paul worked for many years as a health professional (first as a psychiatric nurse and then as a Social Worker) before returning to full-time study in order to undertake a MA in Social Research followed by a Ph D in Sociology (title: ‘Open to Suggestion: ordering, risk and invention in community mental health work’) at Goldsmiths College, London. He has a strong ongoing interest in social theory (in particular process thought), the sociology of knowledge, and the relation between theory and method, as well as in the sociology of health and illness.
Paul started work at the Unit as a Research Associate in January 2010. With the support and supervision of Drs Simon Cohn, Jonathan Graffy and Simon Griffin (at the MRC Epidemiology Unit), Paul has been asked to identify and implement a qualitative research project related to the wider-NIHR funded programme of work around Type 2 Diabetes.At this stage he plans to focus within his research on the concepts of time and temporality within screening and research trials processes for T2D.
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