Dr Katy Goldstraw

Senior Lecturer

School of Health, Science and Wellbeing

Dr Katy Goldstraw is a senior lecturer in Health and Social Care. Katy teaches on the Level 4 Introduction to Context of Health and Social Care, L4 Introduction to Safeguarding and Level 5 Public Health Courses.

Katy is passionate about supporting students using creative and participatory approaches to learning.

Her PhD used participatory research methods to consider voluntary sector responses to austerity. She has worked in Higher Education and the Voluntary Sector throughout her career; writing on VCS assets, citizens voice, and anti-poverty participatory approaches. She has a particular research interest in using participatory arts-based research methods to include and empower the voices of previously unheard communities within her research.

Professional memberships and activities

FHEA

FRSA 

Academic qualifications

BA (Hons)

MSc

Pgchpe

PhD 

Expertise

Katy specialises in participatory anti-poverty research approaches.

Research interests

Katy specialises in participatory anti-poverty research approaches. 

Teaching

Undergraduate

  • Level 4 Introduction to Health and Social Care
  • L4 Introduction to Safeguarding
  • Level 5 Public Health

Postgraduate supervision

  • Master dissertations in the Health and social care and Social Welfare field.
  • PhD’s the Health and social care and Social Welfare field.

Publications

Goldstraw, K. and Beeput, A,. (2022) Participatory Approaches to Building Knowledge in L. Tilly, (Ed). Understanding Health and Social Care Research: Methods in Context. Routledge

Goldstraw, K. Herrington, T., Croft, T,. Skelton, D., Murrinas, D and Gratton, N. (2021) Socially Distanced Activism: Voices of Lived Experience of Poverty During COVID-19. Policy Press.

Goldstraw, K,. Diamond,J,. Chiocot, H,. Broome,.D (2021) Lifelong Learning in Rochdale: Building Sustainable Community Voices Journal of Lifelong Learning and Community Participation

Goldstraw, K,. Macmillan, A,. Mort, H,. Pahl, K., Pool, S., Rafiq, Z., Rasool, Z (2020) Co-Producing Artistic Approaches to Social Cohesion Research for All

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

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

 

UK University

StudentCrowd University Awards 2022

of Research Impact is ‘Outstanding’ or ‘Very Considerable’

Research Excellence Framework 2021

for Job Prospects

StudentCrowd University Awards 2022

for Student Satisfaction

Complete University Guide 2022

of Research is “Internationally Excellent” or “World Leading”

Research Excellence Framework 2021

for Social Inclusion

The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2022