Centre for Innovation and Research in Wellbeing


Professor Charles Watters


Nolas, Sevasti-Melissa, Watters, Charles, Pratt-Boyden, Keira and Maglajlic, Reima Ana (2020) Place, mobility and social support in refugee mental health. International Journal of Migration, Health and Social Care. ISSN 1747-9894

Lietaert, Ine, Behrendt, Malte, Uzureau, Océane, Adeyinka, Sarah, Rota, Marina, Verhaeghe, Floor, Watters, Charles and Derluyn, Ilse (2020) The development of an analytical framework to compare reception structures for unaccompanied refugee minors in Europe. European Journal of Social Work, 23 (3). pp. 384-400. ISSN 1369-1457

Watters, Charles (2020) Enslige flyktningbarn – en teoretisk og internasjonal oversikt. In: Eide, Ketil (ed.) Barn på flukt. Psykososialt arbeid med enslige mindreårige flyktninger / Children on the run: psychosocial work with unaccompanied minor refugees. Gyldendal academic, Oslo, pp. 15-27. ISBN 9788205512368

Watters, Charles (2019) Forced migrants: exclusion, incorporation and a moral economy of deservingness. In: Gold, Steven J and Nawyn, Stephanie J (eds.) The international handbook of migration studies, second edition. Routledge International Handbooks . Routledge, London. ISBN 9781138208827

Watters, Charles (2019) Geographies of aspiration and the politics of suspicion in the context of border control. In: Haas, Bridget M and Shuman, Amy (eds.) Technologies of suspicion and the ethics of obligation in political asylum. Ohio University Press, Ohio, pp. 47-60. ISBN 9780821423783

Shimmin, Penny, Watters, Charles and Osborn, Dan (2018) Open spaces for health: concluding report. Project Report. Sussex Community Development Association.

Watters, Charles and Derulyn, Ilse (2018) Wellbeing: refugee children’s psychosocial wellbeing and mental health. In: Bhabha, Jacqueline, Kanics, Jyothi and Senovilla-Hernandez, Daniel (eds.) Research handbook on child migration. Edward Elgar Publishing, Cheltenham. ISBN 9781786433695


Watters, Charles (2019) Mental health and wellbeing: intercultural perspectives. Foundations of Mental Health Practice . Red Globe Press, London. ISBN 9781137610232

Dr Laia Becares


Nazroo, James and Bécares, Laia (2020) Evidence for ethnic inequalities in mortality related to COVID-19 infections: findings from an ecological analysis of England. BMJ Open, 10 (12). a041750 1-6. ISSN 2044-6055

O’Connor, Meregith, Slopen, Natalie, Becares, Laia, Burgner, David, Williams, David R and Priest, Naomi (2019) Inequalities in the distribution of childhood adversity from birth to 11 years. Academic Pediatrics. pp. 1-10. ISSN 1876-2859

Westwood, Sue, Willis, Paul, Fish, Julie, Hafford-Letchfield, Trish, Semlyen, Joanna, King, Andrew, Beach, Brian, Almack, Kathryn, Kneale, Dylan, Toze, Michael and Becares, Laia (2020) Older LGBT+ health inequalities in the UK: setting a research agenda. Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health. ISSN 0143-005X

Dahab, R., Bécares, L. & Brown, M. Armed conflict as a determinant of children malnourishment: a cross-sectional study in The Sudan. BMC Public Health 20, 532 (2020). https://doi.org/10.1186/s12889-020-08665-x

Becares, Laia (2020) Health and socio-economic inequalities by sexual orientation among older women in the United Kingdom: findings from the UK Household Longitudinal Study. Ageing and Society. pp. 1-31. ISSN 0144-686X

Bécares, Laia, Kapadia, Dharmi and Nazroo, James (2020) The neglect of older ethnic minority people in UK research and policy: exclusion from population studies is a form of institutional racism. British Medical Journal (BMJ), 368. pp. 1-2. ISSN 0959-8138