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Professor Andrew Power

Professor Andrew Power


Research interests

  • Geographies of social care and support for disabled people including personalisation, peer-support and residential care.
  • Relational geographies of the voluntary sector particularly within the social care landscape
  • Family caregiving and the interdependency between care givers and recipients 

More research

Accepting applications from PhD students.


Andrew Power is Professor of Human Geography with research interests in social care and disability. He has a particular focus on the forms of support for disabled people, across the community and in care settings. He also has an allied interest in the relational geographies of the voluntary sector and family care.  

He is currently Faculty Director of the Graduate School in the Faculty of Environmental and Life Sciences.

Beyond the University he serves as a member of the Geographies of Health and Wellbeing Research Group (formerly chair 2016-2020), and is a Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society (with IBG).