Lawrence Ware, Moira Maconachie, Malcolm Williams, Joan Chandler and Brian Dodgeon
Lawrence Ware is currently based within the Research and Innovation division of the University of Plymouth. Since gaining his PhD in 2002 Lawrence has been involved in several research projects that utilising large data sets. In addition to solo-living these projects include studies of voting behaviour and non-response in local elections and issues surrounding migrant workers in the South West of England.
Moira Maconachie is a Senior Research Fellow in the School of Law and Social Science at the University of Plymouth. She also has a joint appointment in the Public Health Development Unit (Plymouth Teaching Primary Care Trust). Her current research interests include local public health issues, solo living and individualisation.
Malcolm Williams is Professor of Social Research Methodology at the University of Plymouth. His empirical research has been in the areas of migration, housing need and households. Much of this work has used the ONS Longitudinal Study. His methodological publications are mainly in the area of scientific method in the social sciences.
Joan Chandler is Professor of Sociology at the University of Plymouth. She has a sustained interest in families and households that led to her engagement in research projects on living alone. She has also published recently in the area of children and consumption.
University of Plymouth
Brian Dodgeon is a Senior Research Fellow at the Centre for Longitudinal Studies at the Institute of Education, London. He has conducted research using the Longitudinal Study since 1990 and has published widely in a number of areas where the LS has been utilised.