Imogen is a Senior Researcher in the Health and Social Care Policy team, having joined the team in 2019. Imogen is an applied social policy researcher with experience spanning public health, inequalities, community, and housing. In her role at NatCen, Imogen has worked on a range of qualitative and mixed-method projects including a project examining the stigmatisation and discrimination of people experiencing gambling harm, an in-depth study exploring the experiences of bereaved people during the Covid-19 pandemic and the evaluation of a number of national programmes including the Department for Education’s Opportunity Areas programmes and the Department for Culture, Media and Sport’s Volunteering Futures Fund. Prior to joining NatCen Imogen completed a degree in Anthropology, focussing on medical anthropology and material culture studies. She is particularly interested in participant and community led research practices and the value these techniques can have both for service design and public policy.