Associate | MANCHESTER

Vicky’s research interests are in the fields of family violence and gender-based violence and harm, and in the application of systems thinking to improve public systems and services. Vicky has worked across a variety of public systems, including children’s social care and mental health, facilitating reform through the use of systems thinking, system dynamic modelling and strategy development. Vicky has worked with the Lab and its previous incarnation, the Dartington Social Research Unit, since 2012, initially as a researcher, then associate, and more recently, as a System Design Specialist.  

Vicky holds a Masters in Psychology of Education from the Institute of Education, UCL, and is currently undertaking research into adolescent-to-parent abuse for a PhD in Social Work at the University of Central Lancashire’s Connect Centre for International Research on Violence and Harm.