Dr. Daiga Kamerāde

School of Health and Society

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Contact Details

Allerton Room L520

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Current positions

Senior Lecturer in Quantitative Research Methods in Sociology/Criminology


Daiga is an experienced lecturer and researcher and has been working at various universities in the UK and abroad for nearly twenty years. Daiga joined the University of Salford in October 2016 from the Third Sector Research Centre at the University of Birmingham. Prior to this Daiga worked at the University of Manchester and was awarded a PhD from the University of Cambridge for a study on how working conditions affects workers’ engagement in voluntary organizations. Daiga has also been involved in data collection and analysis consultancy work for numerous private and public sector organizations

Areas of research

Sociology of Work, Health, Wellbeing, Society


  • Understanding Social World (Social Theory)
  • Quantitative Research Methods
Teaching interests
  • Work and empployment
  • Voluntary sector
  • Wellbeing and mental health

Research Interests

Daiga is a work and employment researcher who combines sociological and psychological perspectives. She has an expertise in quantitative research methods and extensive experience of using large and complex data sets. Most recently Daiga has been involved in three projects: Community Hospitals Research Programme (2014-2017), the FP7 Third Sector Impact Research Project, and the Defining Mass Observation Project. She is a member of an interdisciplinary inter-university Theorising Underemployment Research Network (TURN).

Postgraduate Research

Daiga is happy to supervised Masters by Research and PhD research in the areas of

  • Sociology of work
  • Work and wellbeing
  • Voluntary work and volunteering
  • Civil society

Qualifications and Memberships


  • PhD (Univ of Cambridge)
  • MPhil (Univ of Cambridge)
  • PgCert in Higher Education Practice and Research (Univ of Salford)


  • HEA Fellow