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Wolfson Research Institute for Health and Wellbeing

Wolfson Fellow

Dr Jon Warren

Senior Research Associate in the Department of Geography
Telephone: 40829/44414
Fax: +44 (0) 191 33 41801
Room number: 501
Senior Research Associate, Geographies of Health and Wellbeing
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 33 40829
Room number: F007

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Jon has worked in the Geography department since 2009.  Prior to that he worked in the School for Applied Social Sciences.

Jon is currently managing a major project  which is evaluating a intiative which aim to impove the the health of long term incapapcity benefit (IB) recipients. The evaluation has been funded by Durham NHS primary care trust.

This project is being lead by Professor Clare Bambra who is Director the Wolfson Research Institute, and involves Dr Mark Booth and Professor James Mason who are also from the Institute.The study invloves a comparative cohort study, a longitudinal survey of longterm benefit recipients. Additionally qualitative interviews  and focus groups are being undertaken to explore service users views of the service.

Additionally Jon is undertaking research for Tees Valley Primary Care Trust regarding their " In Work Support"  programme.

Jon is interested in the Sociology of Work and the history of work and industry in the North East in particular.His doctoral research explored the working lives and wider narratives of workers involved with the Call centre Industry in both the North East of England and India.

Research Groups

Wolfson Research Institute for Health and Wellbeing

  • Applied Health Research Special Interest Group

Department of Geography

Research Projects

Department of Geography

Research Interests

  • Sociology of Work

Selected Publications

Journal papers: academic

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