Chris Lawton

Freelance writer and researcher

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  • LevelMid Level
  • LocationNottingham, United Kingdom
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  • ProfessionsWriter - Consultant - Journalist

Projects

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  • Skateboarding, skate, Gender, Equality, equality, Politics, Journalism, sports, Culture, Social change

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  • skate, culture, Politics, Journalism, contemporary media

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  • skate, Fashion, culture, contemporary media, identity

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  • skate, Politics, social, contemporary media, culture

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About me

Academic economist and freelance writer. Writes on economic and social issues, including for The Conversation and the Huffington Post - with articles also published by the BBC, the 'i' newspaper and The Telegraph (online) - and on skateboarding and wider pop-cultural topics, principally for Caught in the Crossfire.

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Skills

  • TV
  • Research
  • Report Writing
  • Excel
  • Office
  • Powerpoint
  • Word
  • Economics
  • Skateboarding
  • Research and Analysis
  • Social Sciences
  • Write Web Content
  • Urban Development
  • Regeneration
  • Journalism Writing

Work history

Currently

Specialist Researcher

Nottingham Trent University

Aug 2011
  • Nottingham, UK
  • Full Time
  • Senior Research Fellow in the Economics Division of Nottingham Business School, Nottingham Trent University (NTU). Fellow of the Higher Education Academy and divisional Learning & Teaching Coordinator. Specialises in labour market research, including education, migration, gender and age, and local and urban economic development. Undertakes projects on a consultancy basis for NTU and freelance writing where no conflict exists with primary job role.