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    Dr Rachel Forrester-Jones
    Rachel Forrester-Jones joined the Tizard Centre in January 1998 as lead researcher on a DoH funded national 12 year Community Care follow up study of people moved from learning disability and mental health hospitals. During this project, Rachel developed the Social Network Guide (SNG) which has an international profile, used in research and by NHS and Social Services across the UK, Ireland, Malta, California, Barcelona, Nijmegen, Australia and the Netherlands, as a way of helping individuals develop their social networks. Her co-authored book with Sarah Broadhurst, "Autism and Loss (2007)" highlights the importance of social networks.
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    Dr Julie Beadle-Brown
    Julie Beadle-Brown is a Chartered Psychologist and is also Adjunct Associate Professor in the School of Social Work and Social Policy at La Trobe University, Melbourne, Australia. Julie has worked at the Tizard Centre since 1995, when she was worked on an NHS R&D funded project with Prof. Glynis Murphy, examining the long-term outcomes for people with learning disabilities and people with autism.
  • Dr Agnes Turnpenny
    Agnes received her first degree in social policy from Eötvös Loránd University in Budapest, Hungary. She completed her PhD at the Tizard Centre in 2011. Her research explored the challenges of deinstitutionalisation and community living for adults with intellectual disabilities in Hungary as well as the quality and outcomes of different residential arrangements.
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    Magali Barnoux
    Magali graduated with a BA (Hons) in Psychology and Sociology from the University of Leeds in 2003 and completed an MSc in Forensic Psychology from the School of Psychology at the University of Kent in 2010. In January 2011 Magali started her PhD studies at the School of Psychology looking at "The Etiology of Deliberate Firesetting in Adult Male Prisoners", supervised by Prof Theresa Gannon and is currently in her write up period.

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Last Updated: 12/02/2015