Josie Dixon is Assistant Professorial Research Fellow at the Care Policy and Evaluation Centre (CPEC), London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE). She designs, leads and conducts research on ageing, health and social care, focusing on end of life care, advance care planning, care for people with dementia, inequalities, and attitudes to social care provision and funding.
Primarily a qualitative research specialist, she is statistically-trained and works across methods. She has a particular interest in the design and evaluation of complex interventions, with expertise in theory of change approaches. She also has skills in economic approaches and survey development and design. Josie teaches qualitative research methods, the conduct of sensitive research and research ethics.
In previous roles, Josie has directed government- and other nationally-commissioned research (up to value £3 million) and worked with local leaders to improve strategic planning and service provision through consultancy, research, value for money assessment and inspection.
Josie holds an MSc Social Research Methods, LSE (Distinction) and BSc Economics and Government, LSE (First Class).