Posts tagged: Dr Lisa Scullion

SHUSUs Dr Lisa Scullion represents the University of Salford as a Greater Manchester Poverty Action (GMPA) Principal Partner

SHUSUs Dr Lisa Scullion has become the University of Salford representative for the Greater Manchester Poverty Action (GMPA) Principal Partner Scheme. GMPA coordinates networks of organisations and individuals to collectively influence policy and practice to address poverty across Greater Manchester. GMPA are keen to ensure that the GM academic institutions have the opportunity to contribute […]


Poverty’s impact on Wellbeing – 6th August 2018

Poverty’s impact on Wellbeing – 6th August 2018   The work of SHUSU’s Dr Lisa Scullion and Dr Graeme Sherriff has featured on The Conversation in their article ‘Poverty’s Impact on Wellbeing is Hard to Ignore’ (http://theconversation.com/povertys-impact-on-well-being-is-hard-to-ignore-51378). In it they discuss the wide-ranging ways in which poverty can impact upon wellbeing, including through the cold homes, […]


Oxfam and DWP Livelihoods Training Evaluation

                      Dr Lisa Scullion and Dr Mark Wilding are leading an evaluation for Oxfam Wales and the DWP of their innovative Livelihoods Training Project.  The overall aim of the Livelihoods Project is to embed understandings of poverty within the DWP service across Wales, to enable […]


Salford Researchers – Benefits Sanctions have ‘profoundly negative consequences’

University of Salford researchers working on a national study say the system of sanctions and support integral to much UK welfare have left some resorting to crime and using food banks. The Salford academics are partners in the Welfare Conditionality: Sanctions, Support and Behaviour Change research project, a collaboration between six UK universities: University of […]


Funding secured to evaluate services for homeless and vulnerable people

Dr Lisa Scullion at the Sustainable Housing & Urban Studies Unit (SHUSU) has been successful in securing funding to evaluate services for homeless and vulnerable people for Riverside Derby and Justlife. The Riverside project represents the continuation of an existing relationship with the organisation established through a number of previous projects. Riverside are one of […]