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Poppy Gerrard-Abbott

Poppy Gerrard-Abbott
Poppy Gerrard-Abbott
Edinburgh UK
Research Interests
Sexual and Gender-Based Violence, Criminal Justice, Feminist Research, Gender and Sexuality, Gender Policy


Professor Lynn Jamieson, Sociology

Dr Claire Houghton, Social Policy

Academic Qualifications

MA Sociology, University of Essex

BA Humanities (Hons), University of Essex, Univerzita Karlova v Praze

Recent research

PhD Sociology: 'Where to turn? Sexual and gender-based violence in UK universities' (in progress)

EmilyTest Gender Based Violence (GBV) Charter for Further and Higher Education

Data-Driven Innovation: Women in Data report

The Consumption of Pornography among UK Sixth-Form Students 

Lad Culture in British Universities 

Academic Awards

Gray Scholarship, University of Edinburgh

Coaching for Academic Success Masters' scholarship, University of Essex

Centre for Interdisciplinary Studies in the Humanities Best Dissertation Prize, University of Essex

Recent work experience

Prinicipal researcher, EmilyTest

Researcher, Advance HE

Tutor/Instructor in SPS: Sociology of Sex Work, Sociology of Intoxication, Gender in the Contemporary World, Fundamentals: Developing Sociological Imagination, Sociological Research Design

Tutor, Edinburgh Futures Institute: Currents: Understanding and Addressing Global Challenges

Private tutoring (including dissertation projects to completion)

Women in Data lead, Data-Driven Innovation

Sociology teacher, Sutton Trust summer school

Peer Support Officer, Gingerbread, the charity for single parent families

Peer Designer, Mind, the mental health charity