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Annie Louise Irvine

Research Fellow, King's College London

Annie Irvine is a qualitative researcher with core interests mental health, employment and UK welfare policy. She holds a PhD by Publication, drawing on her applied empirical research on the complexities of managing common mental health problems in the workplace. Currently at the ESRC Centre for Society and Mental Health, she is developing a programme of qualitative research on transitions between welfare and employment for people with experience of mental health problems, in the context of a precarious labour market. Annie prioritises research that has policy and practice relevance, whilst also exploring social conceptualisations of mental health.


  • 2020–present
    Research Associate, ESRC Centre for Society and Mental Health
  • 2005–2020
    Research Fellow, University of York
  • 2002–2005
    Research Officer, National Foundation for Educational Research
  • 2001–2002
    Research assistant, University of York