Sophie Negus

Senior Research Consultant

BA (Sociology), MA (Methods of Social Research), PhD.

Career History

Sophie joined Kada in October 2021, she recently completed her PhD at the Centre for Regional Economic and Social Research (CRESR). Her PhD investigated the impacts of Universal Credit on emotions, wellbeing, and the ‘self’ and adopted a qualitative longitudinal approach using interviews and participant-solicited diaries. Sophie has also worked as an associate researcher at CRESR assisting with the development of an employment and skills strategy and as an associate lecturer at Sheffield Hallam University.

Key Strengths

Sophie is an adept qualitative researcher with experience of interviews and focus-groups with service-users and stakeholders across a range of sectors. She is a strong communicator with experience of writing and presenting to a range of audiences such as Government departments and charities. Sophie also has extensive experience of reviewing literature and analysing qualitative data.

Outside of Work

Sophie enjoys spending time with family and friends. She likes to explore new places; her last trip was to Budapest. Sophie loves reading, cooking and making jams and chutneys.

Interesting Fact

Sophie likes to collect vintage homeware especially teapots.

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