Professor Andrew Clark

School of Health and Society

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Contact Details

Allerton Room L521

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Current positions



Andrew joined the University of Salford in December 2008 as a Lecturer in Sociology (Research Methods) and was made a Senior Lecturer in 2012, Reader in 2015, and Professor in 2018. Andrew has completed research on a wide range of topics, though he is particularly interested in three areas: neighbourhoods & communities; dementia; and innovation & creativity in social science research methods. Central to his work is a commitment to interdisciplinary activity and the benefits this can bring to understanding real world problems and issues.

Areas of research

Neighbourhoods, Dementia , Social science research methods


Andrew currently teaches on the following modules:

  • Research Methods
  • Connected Lives
  • Social Divisions and Inequalities

Research Interests

Andrew’s most recent research explores how neighbourhoods can support people living with dementia. Other ongoing work is investigating fire safety and fire risk, and ageing in place. He has completed research and evaluation work for research councils, charities, and public sector organisations.

Qualifications and Memberships


  • BA (Hons) Geography - University of Leeds
  • PhD - University of St Andrews
  • PGCHE Higher Education Practice and Research - University of Salford


  • HEA fellow