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Research Expertise and Interests

Jamie P. Halsall is a Reader in Social Sciences in the School of Human and Health Sciences at the University of Huddersfield. He joined the institution in September 2008 and also worked at Edge Hill University and Liverpool John Moores University as an Associate Tutor and Research Assistant respectively.

In 2003 Jamie gained a BA (Hons) degree in Geography from Edge Hill University. The following year he gained a Masters degree in the Geographies of Globalisation and Development. In 2010 he completed his Doctorate of Philosophy while studying at the University of Liverpool. His academic career has included research with the International Centre for Development and Environmental Studies (ICDES), which was based in the Department of Natural Applied Sciences at Edge Hill University. From 2004 to 2008 he was Editorial Assistant of Global Built Environment Review (GBER) an international journal (www.edgehill.ac.uk/gber).

Jamie’s research interests lie in the field of Sociology of Community. In December 2011 Jamie co published a book with Ian Cook, Aging in Comparative Perspective: Processes and Policies, which was published by Springer Press. Jamie is currently a Stream Co-ordinator at the British Sociological Association for the Social Divisions/Social Identities. He is the Book Review and Conference Report Editor for the international journal, Global Built Environment Review (GBER).

Professional memberships:

  • Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy, January 2017
  • Fellow of the Higher Education Academy, March 2011
  • Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society, January 2006
  • Associate Member, British Sociological Association, January 2009
  • Member of the Institute for Research in Citizenship and Applied Human Sciences (IRCAHS), University of Huddersfield, 2012 to present
  • Member of the Centre for Citizenship, Conflict, Identity and Diversity (CCID), University of Huddersfield, 2017 to present
  • Member of the Centre for Research in the Social Sciences, University of Huddersfield, 2008 to 2017

Ediorial Board memberships: 

  • Illness, Crisis & Loss
  • Cogent Social Sciences 
  • International Journal of Asian Social Science
  • International Journal of Perceptions in Public Health

Journal reviewer:

  • Journal of Population Ageing, Oxford Institute of Population Ageing
  • Journal of Management and Sustainability
  • Global Built Environment Review
  • South Asian Cultural Studies
  • Public Policy and Administration Research

External examiner appointments:

  • BA Social Community and Development, The University of Northampton, 2017 to present
  • BA Health Studies, BSc Public and Community Health, BA Sociology and BA Evaluating Practice programmes, De Montfort University, 2013 to present
  • BA and MA Youth and Community Studies, The University of East London, 2012 to 2016

Validation events:

  • Periodic review of BSc (Hons) Social Sciences, Coventry University, 14th November 2016
  • Social and Political Science Review/Revalidation, The University of Chester, 27th January 2016
  • External advisor for Community Development (QCF), Syllabus and Teaching Guidance, ABMA Education, August to October 2015
  • Validation of BA Sociology and Sociology/Review of BA Criminology with Psychology, Middlesex University, 28th May 2015
  • Periodic review of BA (Hons) Applied Community and Social Studies, Coventry University, 4th December 2014
  • Validation of BSc (Hons) Family and Communities Studies, Edge Hill University, 14th March 2014

Master of Research (MRes) completed:

  • 'South Asian Women in Britain – The Concept of Britishness and Plural Identities' (2nd Supervisor)

Supervision of completed Doctoral students:

  • 'A Study of the Effects of Organizational Form on Equity of Access in the Provision of Public Health Care Studies' (1st Supervisor)
  • 'Uncovering the Complex Interactions Among the Human Attributes of Crime, Ethnicity and Socio-Economic Status Amidst Globalisation' (1st Supervisor)
  • 'Organizational Learning in English Authorities' (2nd Supervisor)

Research Expertise and Interests

  •  Sociology of Community

External positions

University of Northampton

1 Sep 20171 Sep 2020

De Montfort University

1 Sep 20131 Oct 2018

University of East London

17 Nov 20121 Oct 2016

Keywords

  • Social Policy
  • Higher Education
  • Social Enterprise

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Research Output 2010 2019

Interdisciplinarity in Higher Education: The Challenges of Adaptability

Falcus, S., Cameron, C. & Halsall, J., 1 Jan 2019, Mentorship, Leadership, and Research: Their Place within the Social Science Curriculum. Snowden, M. & Halsall, J. (eds.). Springer International Publishing AG, p. 129-146 17 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

interdisciplinarity
education
Teaching
university
graduate

Introduction

Snowden, M. & Halsall, J., 1 Jan 2019, Mentorship, Leadership, and Research: Their Place within the Social Science Curriculum. Snowden, M. & Halsall, J. (eds.). Springer International Publishing AG, p. 1-12 12 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Group
Teaching
learning
education

Mapping the Role of Social Enterprise: A Sustainable Model for Future?

Oberoi, R., Halsall, J. & Snowden, M., May 2019, Towards a Sustainable Future: Cross-cultural Strategies, Practices and Advancements. Narayan Kar, R. & Tiwari, K. (eds.). Bloomsbury Publishing, p. 89 -108 20 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

financial crisis
budget deficit
community
economics
sustainability

Mentoring in Postgraduate Supervision

Snowden, M. & Halsall, J., 1 Jan 2019, Mentorship, Leadership, and Research: Their Place within the Social Science Curriculum. Snowden, M. & Halsall, J. (eds.). Springer International Publishing AG, p. 61-70 10 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

post-graduate studies
mentoring
supervision
qualification
education

Redefining Social Enterprise in the Global World: Study of China and India

Oberoi, R., Cook, I., Halsall, J., Snowden, M. & Woodcock, P., 8 Jul 2019, In : Social Responsibility Journal. 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
India
China
economy
great power
financial crisis

Activities 2014 2019

  • 7 Invited talk
  • 2 Organising a conference, workshop, ...
  • 1 Oral presentation

Social Enterprise: Understanding Best Practice

Jamie Halsall (Organiser), Michael Snowden (Organiser)
10 Jul 2019

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesOrganising a conference, workshop, ...

Transforming Social Enterprise Through Engagement

Jamie Halsall (Speaker), Michael Snowden (Speaker)
10 Jul 2019

Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk

Transforming Social Enterprise Through Engagement

Jamie Halsall (Speaker), Michael Snowden (Speaker)
19 Mar 2019

Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk

The Economic Superpowers of the World: A Conceptual Understanding of China, India and the United Kingdom

Jamie Halsall (Speaker)
25 Nov 2018

Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk

Social Enterprise and Community Involvement: India and UK Comparison

Jamie Halsall (Speaker)
26 Oct 2018

Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk