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Biography Peter Hillen is a Lecturer in the School of Health and Social Care teaching on a range of programmes including BSc Nursing (Singapore), Masters in Public Health and Masters in Social Work. He specialises in teaching research skills (qualitative & mixed methods), substance use (drugs and alcohol) and spirituality. Peter has experience of supervising Masters and PhD students. Peter is the School lead for Knowledge Exchange and Enterprise.

Peter is an experienced researcher with a PhD in Social Work and having been involved in a range of other research projects spanning Naloxone in Police Scotland, the evaluation of social work services, a therapeutic intervention (in the NHS) and education programmes. Peter is interesting in supervising research degrees (PhD, MPhil, MRes) or collaborating on research projects. His main topics of interest are substance use, social work and the place of spirituality and religion in health and social care.
Research Interests Problematic substance use and recovery; naloxone; police; social work and social care; religion, spirituality and beliefs; black and minority ethic issues in social work and social care.
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