Critical Publishing Logo

Helping you to thrive and succeed in your chosen profession 

Mel Hughes

Mel Hughes is a registered social worker and Deputy Director of the Bournemouth University Research Centre for Seldom Heard Voices and Academic Lead for the PIER (Public Involvement in Education and Research) Partnership. Mel is committed to the development of inclusive and co-created research and outputs with marginalised and seldom heard groups. She draws on participatory, inclusive and arts-based research methodologies to achieve parity of participation where all citizens have the opportunity to shape research, policy, practice and education, in ways which work best for them.