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Dr Martyn Higgins

Associate Professor - Social Work

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    020 7815 8103
  • School/Division:
    Health and Social Care / Primary and Social Care

Martyn's main research interests are: social work education, newly qualified social workers experiences, concepts of professional identity, late modern theory and its application to social work.

Martyn's main areas of teaching are:

  • Partnership and participation
  • Ethics
  • Law
  • Social policy
  • Human rights
  • Human growth
  • Children and families
  • Professional education
  • Interprofessional education
  • Conflicting and competing expectations: the routinisation and invisibilisation of LGBT narratives. Joint Social Work World Conference, Stockholm, July 2012.
  • Return to the front-line: a study on a project to prepare non-practising social workers to re-enter children and families' practice. JSWEC, University of Hertfordshire, July, 2011.
  • Research undertaken for PhD in 2011
  • Research undertaken for NQSW Project 2010
  • Research undertaken for Practice Learning Project 2010
  • Research undertaken for PhD in 2008
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Registered social worker with HCPC.

Martyn is an external examiner at the University of Hertfordshire.