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Professor Morag Treanor

Associate Director/ Research Lead
Professor of Child and Family Inequalities
I-SPHERE, Heriot-Watt University

Morag is co-lead of our Understanding Children's Lives and Outcomes research programme. The primary focus of her work is child poverty – its measurement, causes, consequences, mitigation and prevention. Her research uses birth cohort and administrative data to explore the impacts of longitudinal poverty on children’s outcomes, wellbeing and transitions. It also focuses on the wider context of family, peer and social relations on child wellbeing.

Morag's work spans academic research and publications and applied social research for public and voluntary bodies. She is a member of the Child Poverty Action Group’s advisory board and the Scottish Government’s Poverty and Inequality Commission.