P Brown

Professor Philip Brown

Professor of Social Change; Director of the Centre for Applied Research in Health, Welfare and Policy (CARe); Director of the Sustainable Housing & Urban Studies Unit (SHUSU)

Biography

Philip joined the University of Salford in 2005 as a Research Fellow and developed a programme of work which aimed to understand and contribute to alleviating the housing inequalities experienced by members of particular marginalised communities. Since this time he has led and delivered a wide range of projects for a range of funders including: the ESRC, EPSRC, European Commission, UK Government departments and devolved administrations, local authorities, housing organisations, charities and private sector organisations. He has broad experience and interests working in fields as diverse as social inclusion, migration, homelessness, fuel poverty, energy efficiency and regeneration. Philip has led SHUSU since 2012 and been Director of CARe since 2015.

Teaching

Post-graduate supervision

Research Interests

  • Homelessness
  • Housing inequalities
  • Gypsy, Roma and Traveller inclusion
  • Refugee and migration studies
  • Fuel poverty

Qualifications and Memberships

BSc. (Hons.) Psychology – First Class. The University of Huddersfield 1999.

PG Cert Social Research and Evaluation. The University of Huddersfield 2004.

PhD Psychology. The University of Huddersfield.

Chartered Member of the British Psychological Society Board

Member of Rochdale Boroughwide Homes (RBH).

Publications

Brown, P. (2016) Right time, right place? The experiences of rough sleepers and practitioners in the receipt and delivery of personalised budgets. In M. Fenger, J. Hudson and C. Needham (Eds.). Social Policy Review 28, Policy Press (pp. 191-210) http://usir.salford.ac.uk/38391/

Scullion, L., Somerville, P., Brown, P. and Morris, G (2015) Changing homelessness services in Stoke-on-Trent: revanchism, ‘professionalisation’ and resistance. Health & Social Care in the Community. 23(4), 419–427 http://usir.salford.ac.uk/34915/

Brown, P., Martin, P. and Scullion, L. (2014) Migrant Roma in the United Kingdom and the need to estimate population size, People, Place and Policy, 8, 1, 19-33. http://usir.salford.ac.uk/34914/

Brown, P., Swan, W. and Chahal, S. (2014) Retrofitting social housing: reflections by tenants on adopting and living with retrofit technology, Energy Efficiency. Vol 7, 4, pp.641-653. http://usir.salford.ac.uk/34913/

Swan, W and Brown, P (Eds). (2013) Retrofitting the Built Environment. Wiley-Blackwell.

Postgraduate research

  • Homelessness
  • Housing inequalities
  • Gypsy, Roma and Traveller inclusion
  • Refugee and migration studies
  • Fuel poverty