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Professor Andrew Power

Professor Andrew Power


Research interests

  • Support provision for disabled people including models of direct payments and personal budgets, peer-support and residential care.
  • Relational geographies of the voluntary sector particularly within the social care landscape
  • Family caregiving - interdependency between care givers and recipients 

More research

Accepting applications from PhD students.


Address: B44, West Highfield Campus, University Road, SO17 1BJ (View in Google Maps)


Andrew Power is Associate Professor of Human Geography. His research focuses on social care delivery, with a particular focus on the modes of support for disabled people, and the role of the voluntary sector and family care.  

He is currently Doctoral Programme Director and Chair of the Athena Swan Gender Equality team in the School of Geography and Environmental Science.

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).

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