Vice Chancellor's Research Fellow, Northumbria University, Newcastle

Dr Pam Graham is a Vice Chancellor's Research Fellow currently working within the Department of Social Work, Education and Community Wellbeing at Northumbria University. Pam is particularly interested in child and adolescent development and has conducted research predominantly investigating the impact of school and community food interventions on various outcomes for children, adolescents and parents.

Pam completed her PhD titled: 'Breakfast clubs, social relationships and behaviour' in 2015. She has also worked on numerous research projects funded by the Economic and Social Research Council, Centre for Excellence in Teaching and Learning, Blackpool Council and Kellogg's. At present, Pam is involved in the development and implementation of an online training programme for school and community breakfast club staff across the UK.

Prior to beginning her PhD, Pam spent time working within primary and secondary education taking on a variety of roles including Learning Support and Social Inclusion Assistant. She also spent time volunteering as a mentor for Barnardo's.

Experience

  • 2016–present
    Research fellow, Northumbria University