NIHR SSCR Associate Director listed in Top 100 global contributors to social work research
Professor Jill Manthorpe, Associate Director of the NIHR School for Social Care Research, has been recognised as one of the top 100 global contributors to social work journal scholarship in a recent article published in the Research on Social Work Practice journal.
Jill was ranked 23rd in the list globally, and 3rd in the UK.
David Hodge and Patricia Turner (2022) used a publicly available database of the world’s leading scientists to identify the top 100 most impactful global contributors to social work journal scholarship. Their methods controlled for self-citations and author order.
Jill has had a long and impactful career in social work research. As well as being SSCR Associate Director, Jill directs the NIHR Policy Research Unit in Health and Social Care Workforce, and is social care theme lead for the NIHR Applied Research Collaboration South London. Her research spans social care and health services in the UK and internationally. Jill also has been and continues to be a Trustee for a range of voluntary sector organisations and has been a non-executive director for NHS Community, Mental Health and Primary Care Trusts. She continues to champion social work and social care research through her various roles within the National Institute for Health and Care Research (NIHR). Jill was awarded a CBE for services to social work and social care research in 2022.
The School congratulates Jill on this recognition.
Hodge DR, Turner PR (2022) Who are the top 100 contributors to social work journal scholarship? A global study on career impact in the profession. Research on Social Work Practice. https://doi.org/10.1177/10497315221136623