Research Output per year
Jim Reid joined the University in September 2008 and his teaching and research is in the sociology of childhood and families in the Department of Education and Community Studies.
Subsequent to social work practice with children and their families and as a social work manager he took up a post with the University of Teesside where he taught social work before managing the social work programmes at that University. During this period Jim worked with UNICEF if Central Asia in developing academic infrastructure and practices.
As a member of the Huddersfield Centre for Research in Education and Society (HUDCRES), Jim’s rresearch interests have focussed on the political ethic of care. He has developed research into the sociology of maternal and child health including the utility of Finnish ‘baby boxes’. He has received three grants from the University of Huddersfield / Research England to develop two interdisciplinary, international projects involing research in the UK, Finland, Vietnam and Zambia. Jim is Co-I on an AHRC funded urgency grant - UKRI GCRF 'Life-saving Lullabies: Reducing maternal and infant mortality in Zambia.'
He is a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy, founding convenor of the Children and Childhoods SIG at the British Educational Research Association (BERA) and a member of the BERA conference and events committee. He is a member of the International Sociological Association and the International Society for the Prevention of Infant Deaths.
Research Expertise and Interests
- Institutional ethnography
- The political ethic of care
- Sociology of maternal and child health
- Researcher reflexivity
Member, British Educational Research AssociationMar 2016 → …
Research output: Book/Report › Other report
Research output: Contribution to journal › Book/Film/Dance Article review
Decolonising the Finnish Baby Box: A sociomaterial approach to designing interventions for infant and maternal health and well-being in ZambiaReid, J. & Swann, D., 23 Sep 2019, In : Journal of Early Childhood Education Research . 8, 2, 16 p.
Research output: Contribution to journal › Article
Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceeding › Entry for encyclopedia/dictionary
Research output: Book/Report › Book
Activities per year
Jim Reid (Speaker)
Activity: Talk or presentation types › Oral presentation
Jim Reid (Participant)
Activity: Other activity types › Other
Jim Reid (Reviewer)
Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work types › Publication Peer-review
Jim Reid (Participant)
Activity: Participating in or organising an event types › Organising a conference, workshop, ...
Jim Reid & Jayne Edwards
1 Media contribution
5/05/20 → 8/05/20
4 items of Media coverage
Jim Reid, Debbie Watson, Helen Ball & Pete Blair
2 Media contributions
Press/Media: Expert Comment