Project team

Dawn Lyon Dawn is a Lecturer in Sociology at the University of Kent, especially interested in the meanings work has for people, and the (gendered) interconnections between work activities undertaken in different socio-economic relations (e.g. paid and unpaid), and with a strong interest in the visual. She is academic lead on the Living and Working on Sheppey project.
Email: D.M.Lyon@kent.ac.uk
Website: http://www.kent.ac.uk/sspssr/staff/academic/lyon.html; http://nowaytomakealiving.net/
Graham Crow Graham is Professor of Sociology at the University of Southampton; his research interests include sociological theory, comparative sociology, the sociology of family and community, and research methods. He is lead in the Imagined Futures strand of the Living and Working on Sheppey project, and on the original study on Sheppey carried out by Ray Pahl and colleagues at the University of Kent in the late 1970s and early 1980s.
Email: G.P.Crow@soton.ac.uk
Website: http://www.southampton.ac.uk/socsci/sociology/staff/profile.php?name=gpc
Tim Strangleman Tim is Reader in Sociology at the University of Kent, interested in work and employment; nostalgia; visual methods and approaches; oral history; industrial change; the history of British sociology; and working class studies. His focus in the project was on the deindustrialisation of Sheppey after the closure of Sheerness naval dockyard in 1960.
Email: T.Strangleman@kent.ac.uk
Website: http://www.kent.ac.uk/sspssr/staff/academic/strangleman.html
Peter Hatton Peter is Lecturer in Event and Experience Design at the University of Kent, and a member of the Artists group Tea. With Tea collaborators Val Murray and Lynn Pilling, they share an interest in the identity of place and its representation and offer alternative ways of representing places. Tea have produced a film about older people’s memories of Blue Town High Street and younger people’s imagined future of the High Street.
Email: P.Hatton@kent.ac.uk; tea@ukonline.co.uk
Website: http://www.kent.ac.uk/arts/creativeevents/staff/phatton.html; www.teaweb.org
Clive Arundell Clive is Lecturer and and Director of the Department of Music and Audio at the University of Kent, with a particular interest in binaural stereo and 3D sound applications. He gave workshops on the use of audio equipment and audio editing skills to local interviewers for the reminiscence strand of the project.
Email: C.Arundell@kent.ac.uk
Website: http://www.kent.ac.uk/musicandaudio/carundell.html
Jenny Hurkett Host of the Living and Working on Sheppey project and member of the steering committee. Owner and Manager of Blue Town Heritage Centre and member of the Remember Blue Town Group.
Email: j.hurkett@btconnect.com
Website: www.bluetownheritagecentre.com
 Alice Young Alice was Project Coordinator for Living and Working on Sheppey from 2009 to 2011. Alice has lived on Sheppey for most of her life, except for three years studying at the Universityof Southampton, where she gained a BA in History. Alice became involved in the project after volunteering for several months at the Blue Town Heritage Centre.
Giulia Carabelli   

Giulia has been the Research Associate of the Imagine Sheppey Fast Forward project since March 2014 based at the University of Kent. Prior joining this project, Giulia has been working as research manager for Abart, a platform for art production and urban research in Mostar (Bosnia Herzegovina).

Email: G.Carabelli@kent.ac.uk
Economic and Social Data Service, UK Data Archive, University of Essex Several members of the UK Data Archive have been closely involved in different stages of this project, especially Bethany Morgan Brett and Emma Weddell.
Website: www.data-archive.ac.uk/about/services/esds
Julie Blackmore (Swale Council for Voluntary Service and Volunteer Centre) and Amanda Duddle (Sheppey Healthy Living Centre) were members of the Living and Working on Sheppey project steering committee from 2009-11. Many volunteers have also contributed to this project.