Director of Research, THIS Institute
Graham Martin is Director of Research at THIS Institute, leading applied research programmes and contributing to the Institute’s strategy and development.
Graham has a degree in Geography from Oxford University, an MSc in Society and Space from the University of Bristol, and a PhD in social policy from the University of Nottingham. He was previously Professor of Health Organisation and Policy at the University of Leicester, acting as Head of Department of Health Sciences from 2015 to 2018, and prior to that held research posts at Nottingham and Leicester. He maintains a part-time professorial role at Leicester.
Graham’s research interests are in the organisation and delivery of healthcare, and particularly the role of professionals, managers and patients and the public in efforts at organisational change. Primarily a qualitative researcher, he has long experience of undertaking research and evaluation in relation to healthcare improvement, from major policy-driven programmes to locally led initiatives.