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Professor researching youth transitions, worklessness, poverty and social class. Head of Sociology, Newcastle University. Views are all my own.

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Joined Twitter 11/15/11


@markoftheD They need to dress up and present their policies as centrist (lets face it the hard right have done it with bells on) @PhD_Midwife This is so very true!
12/14
2019
As we reach the end of teaching and the start of the holidays, we wish all of our students a Very Merry Christmas.… https://t.co/YWFa56bUxq
Retweeted by Tracy Shildrick @Oldmanmackie @KA_Garthwaite Yippee! Can you give me half an hour, I’ll get my bag packed... @KA_Garthwaite I know! It’s awful K. I live in one of the most deprived areas of the U.K. and it’s now virtually al… https://t.co/xZAYVMniGhTotally, totally gutted!!! Also ashamed and dismayed at what my country seems to have become
12/13
2019
@PDLukePolitics @AcademicLee @BaumanInstitute @NickEmmel @daniel_edmiston Whoop!!! Well done Paul 👏👏👏The tree is lit and it is officially #Christmas 🎄😍 https://t.co/fp2hkO6J5C
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12/11
2019
@DrKarenzaMoore @PilsonAnna @BSAYouthSG Brilliant news! Great to see this
12/9
2019
@sally_hines Sally, you probably know that I swear all the time, no encouragement needed 👏👏
11/30
2019
Labour has been in govt for a total of 33yrs & borrowed £500bn = £15.15bn a year The Tory govt has ruled 9yrs & in… https://t.co/pKX6aREWpj
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11/22
2019
@Ruth1McA @CCriadoPerez @sally_shortall 😯
11/21
2019
Frosty, picturesque start to the day. Looking forward to @nechildpoverty working lunch later on https://t.co/5aBJnxwFMx
11/19
2019
This video shows how rapid the spread is and how quickly a small fire can become an inferno. And we know why. Lax p… https://t.co/36RmQmw5tl
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11/16
2019
The call is open to applicants who've completed their #PhD within the previous 12mths at a research organisation th… https://t.co/hwMBrBlTOt
Retweeted by Tracy Shildrick @KatyJMc I know! They were lovely 🙄 @alisonstenning Nearly home! Perhaps it wasn’t the wisest decision to just wade in on reflection 😂 @jacqc1 Good job we are northern 😍Well my lovely new gloves may be ruined but I’m super grateful to the lovely young woman who held my bags (and my h… https://t.co/fTEJ8fCe4h
11/14
2019
It’s very hard to put into words this evening but I’m incredibly grateful to @KMussilhy for coming to… https://t.co/ztEwbC644u‘@KMussilhy ‘We have been censored enough’ #UNITEDFORGRENFELL @KMussilhy ‘we have to start speaking their language’ #UNITEDFORGRENFELL @KMussilhy ‘The emotion and real people removed from Grenfell’ #UNITEDFORGRENFELLThis is so important but it is going to be hard to hear! #UNITEDFORGRENFELL https://t.co/HEErPyhox7
11/12
2019
Huge congratulations to @UniofNewcastle on becoming an accredited @LivingWageUK employer 🎉👏The first and only Unive… https://t.co/6ddzh5IIFj
Retweeted by Tracy ShildrickExcellent @CPAGUK: an "effective social security system for us *all*...should promote social solidarity and social… https://t.co/eResy1Eqh1
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11/11
2019
@DtpNine @NCLSociology @QUBelfast Hoping my new PhD student @pointer_jake has a brilliant conference @NCLSociology
11/6
2019
As supporters of the #AllKidsCount campaign @nechildpoverty welcomes this important report. The #2ChildLimit could… https://t.co/wpZMzohqPd
Retweeted by Tracy ShildrickAs part of our Secure Futures for Children and Families project, our CEO @alisongcpag looks at the problems with me… https://t.co/5MIpZoZEIy
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11/5
2019
@Dr_Finn_ @c_d_hewson @TPExpressTrains I’ve got a backlog to process too! @c_d_hewson @Dr_Finn_ @TPExpressTrains In the past they have accepted them. It’s a joke!So yet another @TPExpressTrains cancelled! Tickets not valid for the next Newcastle train! Disgusting service all round 😡
11/4
2019
Hi everyone, just a friendly reminder that the call for applications for Youth Study Group postgraduate co-convenor… https://t.co/vS4sIpQIRg
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11/1
2019
@apasztor Thank you! 😊
10/31
2019
@NCLsocsciences This looks great! I’ll bring my crochet 🧶 https://t.co/cKTAz2rYWj
10/30
2019
For more info and to register please go to https://t.co/XN0maMrWWM Please promote to students @NCLSociologyhttps://t.co/5mnpF17ZrP
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10/29
2019
Spent most of today on Halloween pumpkins 🎃 I don’t think they are very good (well certainly not as good as I’d hop… https://t.co/AlsZlYydL6
10/27
2019
We are very fortunate that @KMussilhy from Grenfell United has agreed to give a lecture for our students on Tuesd… https://t.co/A6o1Bu7ncV
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10/25
2019
Hi everyone, We are delighted to announce that the Youth Study Group is seeking two postgraduate co-convenors to j… https://t.co/D63g5TTNzX
Retweeted by Tracy ShildrickOur new opinion paper on holiday hunger has just been published in the BMJ. Holiday hunger: The government must rem… https://t.co/HQ2NyYVoU4
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10/24
2019
**Sociology Seminar Series** We welcome Dr Antoni Vives Riera, University of Barcelona on Wednesday 23rd Oct, 4-6pm… https://t.co/8frywojrzi
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10/18
2019
@DrFloraPoste None of us actually Sarah! @JaniceMcl1968 @sarasiobhan ...and we have to speak collectively. I think we are getting better at this and social… https://t.co/Qcx6J8gx7GThanks @JaniceMcl1968 for lending me this incredible, important and utterly heartbreaking book. @sarasiobhan https://t.co/YWm4tZMxMl
10/16
2019
Sightseeing this morning and now for some real work #china https://t.co/dERG42H6Wz
10/10
2019
So sad to hear of the untimely death of Leon Mexter. A true champion of young people in the North East and a wonde… https://t.co/3KImKA5D6i
10/4
2019
Looking forward to seeing all of our lovely second and third year @NCLSociology students later today @PilsonAnna It’s that time of year again 😩Car windscreen frozen this morning! 🥶
10/2
2019
Looking forward to meeting our new students and welcoming back familiar faces #Newcastle #Sociology Hope you all en… https://t.co/PdG8WxmWqE
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9/23
2019
David Cameron- another Tory playing at / with politics, but whatever you think it’s hard to deny he was a perfect f… https://t.co/5FhZOTdYth#BSAYouth19 Finally on the train to Manchester and looking forward to a productive day talking all things youth
9/19
2019
@aaprotta @NCLSociology @James_Cummings @PCOS_ncl_PhD @_clarevaughan @emmalseddon @melissawhitak94 A brilliant PhD student! @NCLSociology
9/16
2019
Great news! #SanctuaryScholarships available for asylum seekers and refugees for undergraduate and postgraduate stu… https://t.co/k0biSXeECO
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9/13
2019
@asensiblename I’m good thanks! Pushing on 🙂 @asensiblename Stay strong Fiona! Good luck x
9/6
2019
Seriously? https://t.co/SZmzMoxcUy
9/3
2019
So @BorisJohnson calls a press conference, says something and nothing (is it just me?) and then goes off to cuddle… https://t.co/qcqFOMq6dt
9/2
2019
If the government refuses to abide by a law passed by a democratically elected parliament, how can we be described… https://t.co/fEemYVDfJj
Retweeted by Tracy Shildrick @davidlain5 It looked amazingSuperb turn out in London yesterday #StopTheCoop https://t.co/kMzTVx3jol
9/1
2019
Do RT this if you haven’t already. Important lots of people see it https://t.co/EKiVvKuejm
Retweeted by Tracy ShildrickOn our way to London to do our bit to #DefendDemocracy #StopTheCoopHey, @BorisJohnson! If what you said in this letter is true, why won't you swear an affidavit? Is it because, unlik… https://t.co/crzokzYaGa
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8/31
2019
Early(ish) night. Heading to London early doors tomorrow @stewnotstu We usually leave the radio on for ours, although it’s unclear whether he appreciates it or not 🤔 @sally_hines @SSPLeeds Good luck Sally x
8/30
2019
@Oldmanmackie Brilliant news and very well deserved 👏👏👏 @HLOBlog @KLM_UK Walk across Brooklyn Bridge please!
8/29
2019
@GovernWilliam Thank you!
8/22
2019
Well finally my out of office is on for the next ten days! I’m not sure if I’m being over ambitious (as if!) but th… https://t.co/cY3prsPC3B
8/21
2019
@Connorofbfd @trussliz @SekoHiroshige Awful @sarasiobhan @survivesocpod @KateHaddow1 @ProfImogenTyler Me too Sara, but currently struggling to get to the 🧶 crochet @trussliz @SekoHiroshige But have you worked out yet how you have - or haven’t - been affected by austerity Liz? Just curious...
8/20
2019
Today is the 14th anniversary of the death of Mo Mowlam. An extraordinary politician with strong values and a big h… https://t.co/ljfB5nTC2A
Retweeted by Tracy ShildrickI have such a soft spot for the @WTGF_Games. In a previous life I worked with children needing kidney dialysis… https://t.co/t3koYfvPNaIt’s great to see the @WTGF_GAMES in full swing. It’s thanks to our researchers and experts - like those… https://t.co/187TSikidu
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8/19
2019
@MepMette Thank you for the invitation! Great conference and lovely to see you again! the trip home was fine in the end 😃
8/17
2019
About ready to go #NYRIS2019 https://t.co/qiEElh5Lqe
8/16
2019
Funded PhD opportunity around parental substance use (see brief) @DrHannahCarver @TracyShildrick @rogerssmith37https://t.co/vuTNAF1BDR
Retweeted by Tracy ShildrickProfessor Geoffrey Hunt talking about the expansion of the field of ‘youth studies’ #NYRIS2019 https://t.co/lAPGRgDBnDLooking forward to this! https://t.co/VcUFaNHAvT
8/14
2019
Breakfast with a view before heading to Aarhus to talk about all things youth! @MepMette NYRIS https://t.co/JwLbavyxv2
8/13
2019
Allison was #goals in every way. I don't know how else to put it https://t.co/X8A3ZmuOlI via @theage
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8/12
2019
@CTPSR_Coventry @policypress I’ve just received my copy in the post! Fantastic work Kelly 👏👏👏 https://t.co/owQIoiuPvKWell done to Kelly Bogue @CTPSR_Coventry ublished this month @policypress 'The Divisive State of Social Policy' ‘Th… https://t.co/ZlneW8MeJl
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8/8
2019
@ReesGeth Great work Geth!
7/31
2019
@Oldmanmackie Looks incredible 👏Check out this new list from our publishers @tandfonline . A different 'hot topic' within sociology each quarter, a… https://t.co/8dCe8hSiPH
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7/30
2019
Fibre broadband across the country @BorisJohnson? We don’t have mains gas where I live. Folks are forced to depend… https://t.co/e4qKvFj1fy
7/24
2019
@Oldmanmackie An absolute pleasure! Hope you can relax and celebrate properly 🎉 xxLovely post viva celebration with the now Dr @Oldmanmackie after a superb defence of a brilliant thesis. A well des… https://t.co/Ge9ZdERSaM
7/19
2019
@Ruth1McA Good lord! 😮 @GovernWilliam @NCLSociology @StudentsNCL Yes that would be great 👍 @GovernWilliam @NCLSociology @StudentsNCL Yes it’s lovely! Let’s get a coffee soon @GovernWilliam @NCLSociology @StudentsNCL Feet up on research leave 😂
7/17
2019
@KatyJMc @NCLSociology @StudentsNCL Thank you! Let’s have lunch and / or wine soon xSo proud of all of our @NCLSociology students today, but I’m also incredibly lucky to work with such amazing collea… https://t.co/lzJXuJtclG @mcys_mmu @BSAYouthSG @britsoci Looks fab! Thanks for inviting me 😃
7/16
2019

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