UEL-logo_234x234University of East London
Institute for Health and Human Development (IHHD)

Stratford Campus, Water Lane, London E15 4LZ , United Kingdom.

Refer to: Dr Darren Sharpe.

IHHD is a leading public health research centre. Our focus is the health and wellbeing of communities and the social, economic and cultural factors that influence them. Combining expertise from a wide range of disciplines across UEL, we have an international reputation for high quality theoretical and applied research and consultancy. In partnership with major funders and agencies across the sectors, our work is informing policy and practice locally, nationally and overseas.


European University Cyprus
6 Diogenes Street, P.O.Box 22006, Engomi, 1516 Nicosia, Cyprus

Refer to: Dr. Nicos Sozos, Dr. Spyros Spyrou

European University Cyprus has six schools: the School of Arts and Education Sciences, the School of Business Administration, the School of Humanities and Social Sciences, the School of Sciences, the School of Law and the School of Medicine.

European University Cyprus belongs to Laureate International Universities, a US-based worldwide network of institutions of higher education founded in 1998. With a membership of over 80 accredited campus-based and online institutions in 28 countries throughout the Americas, Europe, Asia, Africa and the Middle East, the network encompasses more than 150 individual campuses and over 1,000,000 students worldwide.


Walsall MBC – Youth Support Services
Blakenall Village Centre,  Thames Road, Walsall, WS3 1LZ

Refer to: Shain Akhtar

Youth Support Services is currently part of Access & Achievement which sits within Children’s Services.

Our vision is to ensure…”all children and young people in Walsall are healthy, happy and safe, are loved, valued and respected and have high aspirations for a successful future”
Key Features:
•       Prevent problems
•       Positive development of all young people; with a clear focus on those experiencing disadvantage
•       Providing effective information, advice and guidance
Children and young people from 9 to 19 (up to 25 years) engage in local decision making which directly and indirectly impacts on their lives.  Young people are currently engaged with the Youth in Action Program, utliseing expertise and knowledge on Safeguarding by influencing the development of a Gaming Resource which will support staff to engage vulnerable young people and also raise awareness of Safeguarding issues.

UEL-logo_234x234Anglia Ruskin University
Anglia Ruskin is located in the east of England on three main campuses, in Cambridge, Chelmsford and Peterborough.
Refer to: Dr. Tim Waller

Anglia Ruskin is an innovative, global university with over 39,000 students from 177 countries studying with us across four continents.

– 12 of our research areas across our five faculties were classed as world-leading by the Research Excellence Framework (REF)

– Our graduate prospects are among the best in the UK, with 9 out of 10 starting their career or in further study within six
months.  3 out of 4 of our students secure professional jobs, outperforming most other graduates.

– The KMSE project is managed within the Faculty of Health, Social Care and Education which has more than 6,000
students and is the largest provider of health, social care and education courses across the East of England.

– We’ve been educating nurses, midwives, social workers and teachers for over 25 years.

– We have regional, national and international partnerships including strong links with over 20 healthcare trusts and organisations, as well as 400 schools and early years settings across East Anglia.

South East European Research Centre (SEERC)

Refer to: Dr. Efrosini Kalyva

The South-East European Research Centre (SEERC) is an overseas research centre of the University of Sheffield, established as a non-profit legal entity in Thessaloniki, Greece. The centre was founded by City College, the University’s International Faculty, in 2003. It is conducting multidisciplinary research in the fields of Enterprise, Innovation & Development, Information & Communication Technologies, and Society & Human Development.
Mission Statement
SEERC’s mission is to support the stable and peaceful development of South-East Europe by conducting pure and applied research in and for the region. To accomplish this, SEERC will employ the existing research capacities of the University of Sheffield and CITY College by facilitating collaborations between their research staff and by developing multi-disciplinary networks of researchers from across South-East Europe.
SEERC Objectives
•    To promote independent, objective analysis and public discussion on issues related to the development of South-East Europe.
•    To provide a forum for researchers in the SEE region.
•    To initiate common research by the University of Sheffield, CITY and other academic institutions in the SEE region.
•    To disseminate findings to academics, professionals, NGOs, and policy-makers through conferences, advising, published research papers, monographs, and working papers.
•    To disseminate important data and findings to interested members of the general public through open forums, and web and other media-based means.
•    To promote cutting-edge methodology both within existing disciplines and in the development of multi-disciplinary perspectives through workshops and seminars.
•    To assist in the integration of researchers from universities and research centres in the SEE region into networks of excellence.
•    To draw PhD candidates from throughout the SEE region to University of Sheffield and CITY and provide them with a rich and rewarding research environment at SEERC.