Fellow: Watson
Elected: 2020
Discipline: Economics and Social Sciences
Professor Nick Watson
Chair of Disability Research and Director of Centre for Disability Research, University of Glasgow
Nick Watson’s work on disability focuses on the barriers that society places in the way of disabled people and the disadvantage this creates. He has written on a wide variety of topics related to disability, including the provision of social support and care, disabled children and disabled youth, disability hate crime and the history of disability. He was a co-Director of What Works Scotland, and has written on co-production in the delivery of public services, child poverty, evaluation and integration of services.