Short films about our research

We are pleased to offer six short films featuring our research at the Institute for Research in Citizenship and Applied Human Sciences. The films provide a few examples of the wide variety of applied social science research undertaken at the University of Huddersfield and each lasts no longer than 10 minutes.

Our Research - Professor John Playle Our Research
In the film Professor John Playle, Dean of the School of Human and Health Sciences, provides an introduction to research at the School of Human and Health Sciences, University of Huddersfield.

Thinking about Risk - Professor Bob Heyman Thinking About Risk
Bob Heyman, Professor of Healthcare Risk Management at the University, focuses on how people understand risk and how complex risk thinking can be in contemporary society.

Designing Out Crime - Professor Alex Hirschfield and Dr Rachel Armitage Designing Out Crime
The film focuses on how housing developments are designed specifically to reduce an offenders' opportunity to commit crime. We hear from Professor Alex Hirschfield and Dr Rachel Armitage from the University, and Michael Brooke from the Association of Chief Police Officers.

Understanding Sexual Abuse - Professor Adele Jones Understanding Sexual Abuse
Adele Jones, Professor of Social Work at the University, discusses her study on child sexual abuse in the Caribbean, highlighting specific findings of the multidisciplinary research carried out overseas.

Street-based Injecting Environments - Dr Stephen Parkin Street-Based Injecting Environments
Dr Stephen Parkin, Sociologist at the University, provides an insight into his research on harm reduction in relation to injecting drug use and drug related issues.

Social Psychology of Parenting - Dr Abigail Locke The Social Psychology of Parenting
Dr Abigail Locke, Reader in Social Psychology at the University, talks about her research into the social expectations of parenthood and societal views on what makes a good parent.