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Barry Luckock
Senior Lecturer in Social Work & SocialPolicy (Social Work and Social Care)
T: +44 (0)1273 678331


My research interests are in the fields of social policy and social work with children and in social work education. My recent work has included systematic reviews of social work practice and education, empirical studies of integrated children's services and family policy analysis.


I currently supervise doctoral students working in the following areas:

Sudden and unexpected child death and the professional response

Comparative kinship care policies in three English local authorities

The inter-professional assessment of need in children's services

The developmenat and effectiveness of Local Safeguarding Children Boards