Portrait of Mr Geoff Hinds Mr Geoff Hinds

g.hinds@hud.ac.uk | 01484 472306


I am a Senior Lecturer in the Division of Health and Well-being. I joined the university in 2004 after working for over twenty years in a number of community projects including a drugs street agency and an advice service.

Research and Scholarship

I am currently involved in the research and evaluation of drugs services.

Publications and Other Research Outputs


Hinds, G (2016) ‘Photography and Teaching in Community Development’. In: The Pedagogy of the Social Sciences Curriculum. : Springer International Publishing. pp. 85-92. ISBN 978-3-319-33866-8


I am a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.

Enterprise Activities

I am a member of the Social Enterprise Unit which has undertaken a number of evaluations of community-based voluntary and charitable organisations.

Teaching and Professional Activities

  • I am module leader for 'Assessing Community Needs', a foundation level module which provides students with the knowledge and skills to work members of a community to identify and engage with assets and needs.
  • I am also module leader for the honours level module, 'Social Issues and Social Problems' which allows students to critically examine conditions which are currently considered to be social problems.