Research at Leeds Beckett
Professor Nick Frost
About Professor Nick Frost
Nick Frost is Professor of Social Work (Childhood, children and families), a post he has held since 2007. Nick is active in research, consultancy, teaching and writing in relation to child welfare.
Nick researches and writes widely in relation to childhood, multi-disciplinary work, children in care, family support and safeguarding. He is an active teacher, researcher, author and consultant. Since 2010 Nick has been the Independent Chair of Bradford Safeguarding Children Board and has been a qualified and registered social worker and practiced professionally for 15 years.
He has acted as a keynote speaker at regional, national and internationals conferences on child welfare and professional learning.
Nick supervises a number of PhD projects in relation to children, families and multi-disciplinary working. He teaches at Masters and Undergraduate levels. Nick regularly acts as an External Examiner at PhD, Masters and undergraduates levels.
Nick has researched and evaluated a number of multi-professional workplaces. He is an Associate of Research in Practice and disseminates his work through their publications and workshops.
He is currently working in the field of family support, and is co-organiser of a series of international conferences which will generate a series of edited books.
Nick is involved in research funded by the Economic and Social Research Council and the European Union.