BA (Hons) (Leeds); PhD (Edinburgh)
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Professor Sainsbury has been researching welfare and benefits for over twenty years here at York and was instrumental in the development of ideas and policies surrounding the concept of Universal Credit. His current research is looking at three trials of support for sick and disabled people of working age. He worked in the Social Policy Research Unit as a qualitative researcher for many years, becoming the lead of the Welfare and Employment Group and finally the Director of SPRU from 2014-2016.
For a full list of previous research projects please follow this link.