Claire Fraser is a mixed methods researcher with over 20 years experience of undertaking research, evaluation and feasibility studies for the academic, statutory and third sectors. She has particular interest and expertise in the following areas: research with children and young people; research on family support and parenting; mental health; outcome/process evaluation; feasibility studies and needs assessments; child protection and abuse prevention; and generally, researching sensitive topics. Between 1999 and 2005 she was employed as an academic researcher at the Universities of Huddersfield and then York and in 2005 began working as a freelance researcher in order to provide timely, accessible and cost-effective research and evaluation solutions to a range of clients, including national charitable organisations, local voluntary sector services and statutory agencies. During this period she maintained a commitment to academic research and since 2011 has been employed as Research Associate and Programme Manager in the Division of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Work, School of Health Sciences, University of Manchester.
In my spare time I enjoy volunteering with local community projects to improve the river Holme and the wider Holme Valley:
JBI Comprehensive Systematic Review Training
ILM Researchers into Management
MSc Social Research & Evaluation
BSc (Hons) Psychology