NEWS25 July 2013

NatCen expands with four research hires

People UK

UK — NatCen Social Research has recruited four researchers to meet increasing demand for its qualitative research.

The NatCen crime and justice team has appointed Caroline Paskell as research director and Shannon Harvey as senior researcher.

Paskell joins from Barnado’s where she was senior research & policy officer while Harvey (pictured) comes from Against Violence and Abuse where she was Stella project coordinator.

Meanwhile Camille Aznar and Kim Vowden (pictured) join the NatCen health and wellbeing team.

Vowden joins as a senior researcher from the Policy Studies Institute where he was involved in delivering large-scale public policy evaluations while Aznar becomes a researcher having been a research assistant at Queen Mary University.

NatCen chief executive Penny Young said: “These new researchers will not only allow us to meet the increasing demand for our qualitative research offer, they increase our policy expertise and the range of work that we will be able to bid for.”