Dr Kate Hamblin is a Research Fellow at the Centre for International Research on Care, Labour and Equalities (CIRCLE), University of Sheffield. Kate’s research has focused on technology and its role in care systems in the UK and further afield. She has explored experiences of technology-enabled care services for people with cognitive impairment, dual sensory impairment, and unpaid carers.
Kate has examined issues related to employment, including the balance between unpaid care and paid work. She has also been involved in research that has explored the impact of artistic activities on health and wellbeing. Kate joined IMPACT because she is passionate about supporting change in adult social care and learning from those with practice and lived experience.