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Research Profile

Prof Malcolm Williams 

Career Profile

I joined the University of Plymouth, from City University, London in 1992 as a Lecturer in Sociology.  At Plymouth I taught social theory, research methods and philosophy of the social sciences.  I led the Methodological Innovations Research Group and for four years, from 2001, I also led the Evaluation Research and Innovation Centre (ERIC) and became Professor of Social Research Methodology in 2005.  In the three years prior to joining Cardiff University (in January 2010) I was first Head of the School of Law and Social Science and then Head of the School of Psychosocial Sciences.