Prof. Janet Holland

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Professor of Social Research

 

In a long research career, Professor Janet Holland has pursued many areas of research, particularly in youth, education, families, intimacy, feminist theory and methodology, and qualitative longitudinal methods. She was co-director (with Ros Edwards) of the Families and Social Capital ESRC Research Group at LSBU (2002-2007); and co-director (with Bren Neale, Leeds) of Timescapes, an ESRC funded five year qualitative longitudinal study with nine projects located in five UK universities (Leeds, LSBU, Cardiff, Edinburgh and The Open University, 2007-2012). 

With her colleagues (Sheila Henderson, Sheena McGrellis, Sue Sharpe and Rachel Thomson), Janet undertook a ground breaking qualitative longitudinal study of young people's values and transitions Inventing Adulthoods (1996-2012). She is currently pursuing a number of writing projects.

  • Co-director (with Ros Edwards) of the Families and Social Capital ESRC Research Group at LSBU (2002-2007)
  • Co-director (with Bren Neale, Leeds) of Timescapes, an ESRC funded five year qualitative longitudinal study 2007-2012
  • Member of team of researchers on Inventing Adulthoods, a groundbreaking qualitative longitudinal study of young people's values and transitions to adulthood

British Sociological Association; British Educational Research Association

 
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