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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


@sally_hines ...and well deserved Sally!
8/4
2020
Our @cneyps Young People's Service offers counselling, mentoring, sexual health advice and youth drop-ins. Last yea… https://t.co/AIB4wEArzq
Retweeted by Tracy Shildrick @ChildrenNE was founded in 1891 (it is our 130th birthday next year!🎂) We exist because growing up can be hard and… https://t.co/JiXGHRGgT0
Retweeted by Tracy ShildrickHello everyone! This is Georgina from @ChildrenNE School's Team. I'm going to be here until Friday talking about ho… https://t.co/y4BhTjeFAF
Retweeted by Tracy Shildrick @emmalseddon @UofGlasgow Well done Emma! I’m sure you will be brilliant 👏👏Have you got a great idea for a special issue of @JofYS ? We have a call for proposals open now (closes 30th Septem… https://t.co/lLgDqIC7Kt
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8/3
2020
Huge congratulations 🥳 to all of our wonderful 2020 @NCLSociology graduates 👏👏👏👏
7/29
2020
And relax... (finally!) https://t.co/c1FxXW5fIl
7/23
2020
@hoppy1848 Wow! 😊
7/19
2020
@photomao Thank you! I’m looking forward to reading it. I hope all is going well @JoanHeggie Yes that would be brilliant x @JoanHeggie Aw mine will never be as good as your’s but it is very satisfying. Often think about you when we come to Saltburn-by-the-Sea! @JoanHeggie They taste lovely Joan! You’ll be pleased to hear I’ve also ventured into making gooseberry jam 😊One of the (very) few benefits of lockdown was that for the first time ever I grew some veg! https://t.co/MTfWmw98P0 @drlauraway That’s top of my list!Holiday reading just about sorted (plus a kindle just in case I run out 😂) https://t.co/VqeXXH3MdJ
7/18
2020
In March the PM said we’d ‘defeat’ this virus in about 3 months (and sounded like a liar at the time when hard evid… https://t.co/dLsusBXExA @ThinkSpeakMavis Thank you! Hope you are ok and catch up soonWell it’s been a little bit busy these last few months but I’m finally on leave for a few weeks 😀 https://t.co/03fQ47xvb6
7/17
2020
As the DWP figures out today show 243,000 households - the majority in work - are now affected by the… https://t.co/VYGs8C9JgD
Retweeted by Tracy ShildrickSunderland MP slams new government decision on free school meals https://t.co/Dxk9Ajcv2y
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7/16
2020
@ProfImogenTyler Likewise! Hope you get a break x @ProfImogenTyler I feel your pain Imogen! Hanging by a thread as they say 😍 https://t.co/JsyHhmwSsB
7/15
2020
@DeborahCruddace @RFMacDonald @Dr_Finn_ The credit is all due to you! 😊
7/14
2020
*CALL FOR SPECIAL ISSUE PROPOSALS* #YouthStudies folks! The @JofYS is seeking proposals for special issues (by 30t… https://t.co/59PivOcUct
Retweeted by Tracy Shildrick @GovernWilliam Wow! Gorgeous 😊
7/10
2020
@RupertLowe10 No! Are you defending a recent trip to the US? @ProfImogenTyler Maybe things can be better (Hoping) x @sarasiobhan Sending love 💕 and solidarity x
7/4
2020
@jacqc1 Great work!
7/3
2020
Really great @NCLSociology ‘away’ afternoon today. Great discussions and so much enthusiasm and commitment 😊
7/2
2020
Swans and signets on my doorstep always make me feel better. Tomorrow’s another day... https://t.co/IyYM80N1nR
6/30
2020
Important https://t.co/nmsAOsWWiA @ReesGeth @i_g_mckinnon @shelly_addison @TracyLFinch @Menzwa @StephMulrine @JaniceMcl1968 @Girling_Melhttps://t.co/pQTjJc0dwo
6/29
2020
This weekend was good! Walked on the beach with our gorgeous daughters! Chatting, laughing and happy together for o… https://t.co/LzVIEXmnIp
6/28
2020
Today @siddynicholls "Systemic silence breeds white privilege, so exposing it is the first step in unraveling it...… https://t.co/nrhyRPhW0Z
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6/25
2020
Today's UG blog series on anti-racism Freddie Hall argues too often the “teaching of racism individualises it” We n… https://t.co/4Rqmfjm9R7
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6/24
2020
“As long as British history in schools continues to glorify the patriotic narrative of empire and the imperialist p… https://t.co/CpLPrE8VzX
Retweeted by Tracy ShildrickFor the next couple of weeks a series of #BLM blogs by our UG students is being hosted on the Sociology PGR blog si… https://t.co/X4VThaXm9i
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6/23
2020
Welcome relief from a much needed catch up work day! Later I will be owl hunting 🦉 https://t.co/FGmZUaieBY
6/21
2020
To mark #WorldRefugeeDay2020, @NU_Heritage and @SitesConscience have shared a programme of thought-provoking events… https://t.co/GVi79ZzQnv
Retweeted by Tracy ShildrickToday is #WorldRefugeeDay. Find out a little more about the value of practical & emotional supports bringing friend… https://t.co/hodkQVvrF5
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6/20
2020
@JaniceMcl1968 Thank you Janice, too kind!I’m so lucky to work with such a great group of colleagues @NCLSociology I want to give a particular Friday shout o… https://t.co/G0uEAqm12l @_catdeg @WestEndRefugee @NU_Heritage @SitesConscience Great work!
6/19
2020
Is it just me or are these daily briefings getting a bit silly! It’s just more and more meaningless words at best,… https://t.co/uW0GXuebE9
6/18
2020
Been trying to catch this little beauty for ages 😊 https://t.co/JxAfWpMeCpChildren's free school meal vouchers extended in England over the summer after footballer Marcus Rashford's campaign https://t.co/GPFfCaDjDr
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6/16
2020
@JanDobbernack @jacqc1 😮 @jacqc1 Still wading 🤪 @jacqc1 I feel your pain Jacqui 🤔
6/15
2020
Watching ‘Remembering Grenfell’ is utterly heartbreaking but also so incredibly heartwarming
6/14
2020
You can listen👂to what we had to say from 2:08:00, followed by powerful testimony from Pat McBride of Middlesbrough… https://t.co/TazcTErDl9
Retweeted by Tracy ShildrickWe spoke this morning with 📻@BBCTees about the need to urgently expand the Govt’s summer holiday programme if the f… https://t.co/unnhsTu1Hj
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6/12
2020
‘Flaming June’ again! https://t.co/63KRYNCrkU
6/7
2020
Serious swan, signet and duckling therapy this evening 😊 Much needed! https://t.co/z0wkaDRUX3 @SkyeCity_ I agree with you and we should resist and protest (peacefully) but not adhering to social distance and o… https://t.co/qb47k3u7q2
6/6
2020
@sally_shortall @EuRuralSoc @RuralSociology @CairnsInstitute @marangudakis @Greekaveli Congratulations 🥳 Sally!
6/5
2020
@SocietyGuardian A wonderful colleague, friend and supporter, both to me personally and of @NCLSociology
6/4
2020
I wish I’d got a better picture on my run / walk tonight but I was late noticing this little beauty running toward… https://t.co/mcdygzxQdK
6/2
2020
Lovely walk this evening and these 🦢 were an unexpected treat 😊 https://t.co/0VU0gIhgo3
5/31
2020
@PaigeKesemeyer @asensiblename @redrumlisa Quite right too! 😊 @asensiblename @PaigeKesemeyer @redrumlisa I find students always engage well with these topics (and needed now mor… https://t.co/l2sNkqasoZ
5/29
2020
It’s still to be officially confirmed which areas in the NE have been successful in bidding for this year’s DfE fun… https://t.co/EzuKjUKZRQ
Retweeted by Tracy ShildrickThe NE has the highest % of pupils in receipt of FSM at both primary & secondary age. DfE states they won’t be enti… https://t.co/Kr1o77mFTN
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5/26
2020
Maybe one more... https://t.co/h4MmaYdtIuI’m saying no more (for now) https://t.co/PvaEeKHjG8Goading the public? Don’t fall for it! @jacqc1 I despair 😩Middle class ‘instincts’ more valid? DisgustingAnyone else’s internet went off at 5pm! I’m probably a conspiracy theorist...The Prime Minister is apparently popping in today to lead the daily briefing. Going to be ‘interesting’...
5/24
2020
We must prioritise children & young people in the post-Covid recovery. Why we owe it to them to ensure that what co… https://t.co/p3uEYqHQHg
Retweeted by Tracy ShildrickMore coverage of new @EndChildPoverty analysis this week which shows the North East has seen the starkest increase… https://t.co/B3lvWxq4RI
Retweeted by Tracy ShildrickCalls to prioritise poverty among children in North-East https://t.co/UoDg6mzhQR
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5/22
2020
@sally_shortall @meredith_tegasc @Ruth1McA @NCLSociology @JaniceMcl1968 Too true Sally! @Ruth1McA @NCLSociology @sally_shortall @JaniceMcl1968 Well done Ruth, looking forward to hearing more!
5/21
2020
@ProfImogenTyler Yes I’m fine thanks! Hope you are too x @GovernWilliam @ProfImogenTyler I ordered it direct from the publisherBeyond excited to finally get hold of this! Congratulations @ProfImogenTyler https://t.co/H6slDRqIcz
5/19
2020
@StephMulrine @bevskeggs @pvandergraaf75 So chuffed for you Steph! Congratulations!!!!You deserve this 🍷 🎉 x
5/14
2020
‘If you can’t work from home you should think about going to work’! This makes me very, very angry indeed. I say it… https://t.co/3VA8e7NcSX
5/11
2020
@Alan_Batterham Yes I’m good thanks! @Alan_Batterham Thanks Alan, hope you are survivingI’ve heard a lot of vacuous crap in my lifetime but Boris tonight (pre-recorded after ‘the nation’ made to wait til… https://t.co/Rt4qSv6FcD @jacqc1 I’m planning on leaving early tomorrow, see you all in 2021... https://t.co/ok1sZuGfzI
5/10
2020
Had a lovely half walk/ half run this evening 🐶 We are so lucky to have all of this right next to our front door https://t.co/VROT6XkKU6Those on low incomes very often work locally and all too often in very important but often low paid, insecure jobs.… https://t.co/4jJ7hLelNWOh dear, oh dear, oh dear! Daily briefing and comments on transport are so badly informed about ‘real life’ and tra… https://t.co/oJUDGyudf2
5/9
2020
Our second BSA Youth Study Group (virtual and informal) Meet-Up will take place on Thursday May 21st at 10am (BST).… https://t.co/6WmWliMLeJ
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5/4
2020
@Ruth1McA I’m awaiting a (hopefully reasonably reasonable looking!) headband being delivered this evening 😂 Short h… https://t.co/nt9nhR4CGnSo we are apparently on an ‘exciting adventure?’. I’m not really feeling it to be honest! https://t.co/XI8yL25TcP
5/2
2020
Really important that @BBCLN has covered the impact of school closures on NE children & young people, and the suppo… https://t.co/fJKRgcEHiT
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4/30
2020
@joingold @LeedsUniBSchool Oh my word!!! Congratulations and good luck x @joingold @LeedsUniBSchool You moving Jo?
4/29
2020
We’ve been ranked 11th in the world for our impact on society & leadership in sustainable development by… https://t.co/FFjKr80Qn3
Retweeted by Tracy Shildrick @GovernWilliam Gosh, so like his mum? Gorgeous!
4/24
2020
@PilsonAnna @BSAYouthSG @cccoultas @deseonu @britsoci Sorry not to see you today but hopefully soon!
4/23
2020
@EraBasea Thanks Erato, here’s hoping! I hope you are staying well
4/21
2020
@PilsonAnna I’m fine Anna, thank you! We all struggling, catch up soon x
4/20
2020

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