Dr Autumn Roesch-Marsh is Co-Director for the Binks Hub, an innovative interdisciplinary hub seeking to co-create research with communities and community organisations with the aim of promoting human flourishing. She leads Knowledge Exchange and Impact activities for the hub and is keen to co-produce activities and exchanges in the community. She teaches across social work and global mental health courses on topics such as trauma-informed practice, creative methods, care experience, communication and assessment skills, risk and trust.
Autumn has expertise in working with communities and practice facing-professions. Her research relates to care experience (the care system and children in public care), social work education, transitions, secure care, digital wellbeing and digital inclusion, and social work workforce well-being. She tends to work with qualitative methods and is particularly interested in participation, co-production and creative and artistic methods. Her current research projects for the Binks Hub relate to co-production with communities using creative and artistic methods, as well as working with community researchers around key impact areas, such as connected communities, health inequalities and wellbeing, youth transitions, and methodological and theoretical innovations.