Social Futures Institute research projects
Northern Rock Foundation third sector trends study - phase two | Professor Tony Chapman and Professor Fred Robinson, with Dr Peter van der Graaf, Victoria Bell and Emma Dunkerley.
Taking forward total place | Professor Tony Chapman, Dr Peter van der Graaf, Dr Victoria Bell, Graeme Oram, CEO Five Lamps Organisations, Allison Aguis, CEO Catalyst
The SWITCH project | Professor Eileen Green and Carrie Singleton in partnership with NACRO and Tees Valley Women's Centre
The development and evaluation of an ExerGaming intervention to target cardiovascular and quality of life outcomes in a deprived area of the North-East | Dr Iain Spears, Dr Wen Tang, Dr Liane Azevedo, Professor Alan Batterham, Dr. Paul Crawshaw, Dr Catherine Lock, Tom McBain
What Citizenship Do We Want? | Stewart Martin (Principal Investigator), Nayyera Aslam (Research Associate), Claire Stockton (Dlab technical team lead)
The CPD (Continuing Professional Development) Needs of PCET ITT (Post Compulsory Initial Teacher Training) Mentors | Dr Ewan Ingleby and Jonathan Tummons
Research and evaluation of the O2 Think Big corporate social responsibility initiative | Professor Tony Chapman, Dr Peter van der Graaf, Dr Victoria Bell, Helen Bussell, Robert Crow and Georgina Chinaka
Development and evaluation of an information service for people living with long-term conditions. Teddington: NHS Research for Patient Benefit Programme (RfPB) (£298,030)l Professor Anna van Wersch (Teesside University) and Professor Richard Walker and Dr Sally Corbett (NHS Northumbria Healthcare Trust).
Biopsychosocial Exploration of the Nutri-Energetics System (NES) approach on the health and well-being of people with a variety of physical complaints. (£15,000) Poole: NES.
Biopsychosocial study of the Nutri-Energetics System (NES) approach on the quality of life of a person suffering from Mantle Cell Lymphoma 2009-2010 (£1,500) Poole: NES.
The effects of autobiographical accounts of breast cancer patients and an electronically designed BSE skills program on women’s knowledge, beliefs, and behaviours towards breast self-examination (BSE). £37,800. Teesside University, Professor Anna van Wersch and Professor Paul van Schaik.
The effects of autobiographical accounts of breast cancer patients and an electronic bereavement coping enhancement programme on the psychological profile of women suffering from bereavement. £37,800. Teesside University Professor Anna van Wersch and Professor Paul van Schaik.
Developing a psychological model of users’ experience of human-computer interaction in web-based systems. £37,800. Teesside University. Professor Paul van Schaik, Professor Philip Barker, Professor Chris Colbourn.
Information architecture for the 21st century. £37,800. Teesside University. Professor Paul van Schaik, Professor Mike Lockyer, Professor Philip Barker.
Comparative studies in Social Enterprise in North East England and Yamagata Japan | Professor Tony Chapman (Teesside University), Professor Tomoaki Shibukawa (Tohoku University of Community Service and Science), Dr Tomohito Nakajima (Sanno University) and Professor Tokihiko Takatani (Tohoku Koeki University)
Pedagogic quality and inequality in university first degrees | Dr Andrea Abbas (co-investigator, Teesside University), Dr Paul Ashwin (co-investigator, University of Lancaster), Dr Ourania Filippakou (Research Fellow, University of Nottingham) Dr Monica McLean, (principal investigator, University of Nottingham)
Recalling and recognising faces of other races: a behavioral and eye movement study | Dr Kazuyo Nakabayashi (Teesside University) and Professor Toby Lloyd-Jones (The University of Swansea)
Surestart and parenting service
The development of emotional intelligence within PDP | Dr Helen Dudiak, Dr Debbie Pope, Jan Anderson, Dr Pamela Qualter, Dr Kathryn Gardner
Long term unemployed males and health messages | Dr Paul Crawshaw and Christopher Newlove
The Digital Villages Network Project (Redcar and Cleveland) | Paul Davies (East Cleveland Community Development Group) in partnership with Prof Eileen Green, Carrie Singleton (SOFI) and Steve Thompson (IDI) at Teesside University
Processes, outcomes and metrics for assessing synchronous and asynchronous collaboration in Virtual Worlds | Stewart Martin, Head of Education (Teesside University)
Youth achievement foundations evaluation | Professor Tony Chapman, Peter van der Graaf, Emma Bailey and Catherine Iles
Northern Rock Foundation third sector trends study | Professor Tony Chapman, Director, Social Futures Institute and Professor Fred Robinson, St Chad's College, Durham University
Recently completed projects
The British steel archive | Dr Joan Heggie, Dr Jenny Search, Simon Sheppard, Karen Oxley, Tony King, Zoe Stewart, Angela Whitecross, Sally Sculthorpe, Rachael Kenny, Tosh Warwick
The role of the low-pay, no-pay cycle in recurrent poverty | Dr Tracy Shildrick, Professor Robert MacDonald, Kayleigh Garthwaite (all Teesside University) and Dr Colin Webster (Leeds Metropolitan University)
Consultation exercise on the Redcar and Cleveland carers strategy 2009-2014 | Rob Crow in partnership with Redcar & Cleveland Borough Council and Redcar & Cleveland NHS PCT
Young people’s workforce third sector capacity building programme: A feasibility study | Professor Tony Chapman, Dr Peter van der Graaf, Emma Bailey and Robert Crow (Social Futures Institute), John Bateman, Dave Packwood and Ruth Gilchrist (UK Youth), Diane Evans (National Youth Agency).
Hartlepool Borough Council Children's Services 'Supporting and developing the integrated youth support workforce' | Jonathan Roberts (principal investigator), Professor Tony Chapman, Dr Peter van der Graaf, Sarah Cardew, Robert Crow and Emma Bailey
Extended youth transitions, higher education and social inclusion | Professor Robert MacDonald, Dr Colin Webster, Dr Andrea Abbas, Dr Mark Cieslik, Dr Tracy Shildrick and Mark Simpson
Years ahead task group on demographic ageing | Professor Tony Chapman, Emma Bailey and Robert Crow
The impact of UK youth, young achievement award on young people’s perceptions of positive life choices | Professor Tony Chapman, Peter van der Graaf, Emma Bailey, Catherine Iles, Jonathan Roberts
Making sense of youth transitions | Stuart Dearlove, Professor Tony Chapman, Professor Robert MacDonald and Catherine Iles
Review of adolescent stress | Dr Seija Sandberg, Professor Robert MacDonald
The shape of the voluntary and community sector in North Yorkshire and City of York | Professor Tony Chapman, Robert Crow, Beth Baxter
ADVANCE women to employability | Professor Eileen Green, Dr Joan Heggie
Researching the impact of major skills issues in the Tees Valley | Professor Tony Chapman, Dr Joan Heggie, Judith Brown, Robert Crow, Jane Ward
The main project | Dr Helen Dudiak and Gemma Spiers
Third sector policy seminar series - breaking down boundaries, creating opportunities | Professor Tony Chapman, Judith Brown
An evaluation of the ‘improving life choices’ project | Dr Roger Sapsford, Professor Tony Chapman
Designing and planning outdoor environments for people with dementia | Professor Tim Blackman, Dr Paul Van Schaik, Dr Clive Fencott and Professor Brian Hobbs
Impact of the changing funding environment on the voluntary and community sector | Professor Tony Chapman, Robert Crow, Jane Ward, Judith Brown
Punjabi communities in the North East | Dr Steve Taylor, Deborah Booth and Dr Manjit Singh