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Dr. Lisa Arai

Associate Lecturer

Dr. Lisa Arai

Lisa Arai is a social and public health scientist with 24 years of combined research and teaching experience. She has designed and delivered modules at L3-8 and can teach most areas of public health/health and social care (H&SC) programmes, as well as core academic, research, and learning skills. She also holds posts at Solent University (Southampton) and the University of Northampton. In the past, she has worked at the University of Bristol, City University (London), Institute of Education (IOE) (University of London), and Open University.

Lisa’s research experience and interests are in the health and wellbeing of children, young people and families, and she has particular interests in service dis/engagement, the implementation and evaluation of public health interventions, risk in health and social care and child protection in health service settings. She is the author of many publications and is currently writing her second book. You can see some of her work at:

Introduction to Research Methods and Evidence-based practice, Group dynamics and Working in Teams, Ways of Learning about the Social World