Dr Katy Goldstraw

Senior Lecturer

School of Health, Science and Wellbeing

Katy has worked in Higher Education and within the Voluntary, Community and Faith Sector for twenty years. Katy specialises in participatory anti-poverty research approaches.  

Professional memberships and activities

FHEA

FRSA 

Academic qualifications

BA (Hons)

MSc

Pgchpe

PhD 

Expertise

Katy specialises in participatory anti-poverty research approaches

Research interests

Participatory anti-poverty research, working alongside people with expertise by lived experience.  

Enterprise and commercial interests

Community focused approaches

Teaching

Level 4 Introduction to Health and Social Care

Level 5 Public Health 

Publications

Publications (Awaiting Peer Review)

Goldstraw, K,. Diamond,J,. Chiocot, H,. Broome,.D (2019) Lifelong Learning in Rochdale: Building Sustainable Community Voices Submitted Journal of Lifelong Learning and Community Participation

Publications (Published)

Goldstraw, K,. Macmillan, A,. Mort, H,. Pahl, K., Pool, S., Rafiq, Z., Rasool, Z (2019) Co-Producing Artistic Approaches to Social CohesionResearch for All

Goldstraw, K (2019) The Bond Board: Assets Based Research Project. Final report. I4P Edge Hill University

Goldstraw, K (2018) Using Creativity to envision a Good Society Local Economy Nov 2018

Goldstraw, K (2018) Editorial for Local Economy Special Issue on a Good Society. Local Economy Nov 2018

Goldstraw, K (2018) Co-Produced Participatory Approaches to working with Citizens in Rochdale, I4P, Edge Hill University

Goldstraw, K and Pahl, K (2018) Taking Yourselves Seriously: Arts Methodologies for Social Cohesion Sheffield University

Goldstraw, K (Ed) (2017) Successful Integrated Working: A Discussion Paper to Inform Policy and Practice in Rochdale, I4P Edge Hill University

Goldstraw, K and Diamond, J (2017) Civil Society and A Good Society: Conclusions from our Collaborative Conversations I4P, Edge Hill University

Goldstraw, K., Davidson,E., Packham,C. (2017) Sustainable Livelihoods Analysis as a response to the crisis in the Community and Voluntary Sector Illness Crisis and Loss

Goldstraw, K (2016) The Response of Civil Society to Poverty and Inequality in the UK in recent Decades I4P, Edge Hill University

Kagan, C. Lawthom, O, Clennon, O. Fisher, J. Diamond, J. Goldstraw, K (2016) Sustainable Communities: University-Community Partnership Research on Social Dimensions of Sustainable Development Springer

Goldstraw.K, Davidson.E, Packham.C (2016) Sustainable Livelihoods Resource Book: An Assets Based Evaluation Tool for Small Voluntary and Community Groups Manchester Metropolitan University

Goldstraw, K., Chilcot, H. And Diamond, J. (2015). Rochdale Community Champions. Building Community Knowledge, Developing Community research. I4P, Edge Hill University.

Goldstraw, K., Chilcot, H. And Diamond, J. (2014). Creating the Magic, Participatory Action Research Rochdale Community Champions. I4P, Edge Hill University.

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The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2021

6th for Social Inclusion

The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2022

Midlands University of the Year

Midlands Business Awards 2020