Leading social work researcher Professor Shulamit Ramon awarded honorary degree by Kingston University and St George’s, University of London

Professor Shulamit Ramon (centre) with Professor Jane Lindsay (right) and University of Hertfordshire’s Professor Brian Littlechild (left)

Being open to new challenges and constantly curious are key to social workers’ ability to make a difference in the community, according to Professor Shulamit Ramon, who has been awarded an Honorary Doctorate by Kingston University and St George’s, University of London.

The eminent social worker and clinical psychologist, whose career spans more than 40 years, received her award from the Faculty of Health, Social Care and Education, run jointly by Kingston and St George’s. A prolific researcher, she has had more than 100 papers appearing in peer-reviewed journals, and has published extensively on themes such as mental health recovery, domestic violence, organisational change and the impact of political conflict on social work.

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