I am the unit leader for the first year Social and Community unit. I teach on the units listed below, and also supervise research students at Masters and PhD level.
My principle research interests lie in the fields of men and masculinities, community social capital, and men's health. He is currently investigating the links between the experiences of chronically ill men, social capital and masculinities in his doctoral research.
Sixsmith, J., Griffiths, J., Hughes, J., Wren, J., Penfold, S., & Natusch, H. (2006). Accessibility of condoms to young people in Manchester, UK. Journal of family planning and reproductive health care, 32(4), 219-225.
Sixsmith, J., Sixsmith, A., Green, S., Kennedy, V., Griffiths, J., Ball, M., Pimor, A. (2004). Enableage In-Depth Study: National Report, United Kingdom. European Commission project QLRT-2001-00334. University of Liverpool.
Sixsmith, J., Griffiths, J., Hughes, J. and Wren, J. (2003). Evaluation of a Condom Vending Project in Manchester, Final Report, Central Manchester Primary Care Trust.
Sixsmith, J. and Griffiths, J. (2003). Men talking health. Health Development Agency, Final Report.
Sixsmith, J., Lewis, S., Griffiths, J., Hughes, J., Wren, J. (2002). Young people and contraception: A survey in Manchester. Final Report. Central Manchester Primary Care Trust.
Sixsmith, J., Boneham, M., Goldring, J. and Griffiths, J. (2002) Young men's health and social capital: An exploratory study of participation in a youth community house project. Health development Agency, Final Report.