Dr Chris Morriss-Roberts
Chris is the Head of Postgraduate Student Experience. This is a strategic role supporting and learning the postgraduate agenda across the University. He is leading the Postgraduate Student Experience Survey across the University to ensure that the excellent work London Met is doing is demonstrated through postgraduate student feedback.
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Dr Chris Morriss-Roberts

Dr Chris Morriss-Roberts started his career as a Podiatrist, studying BSc (hons) Podiatry at The University of Southampton. Chris has worked as a podiatrist in both the private and public sector of healthcare. Chris moved into higher education after working as a clinical educator in Westminster PCT. Whilst working at the University of East London he taught the psychology and sociology of health to all allied health professional students. After leaving the University of East London, Chris moved to the University of Brighton, working as a Senior Lecturer then a Principal Lecturer/Associate Professor. Chris led the postgraduate programmes in health whilst in his position at Brighton.

Chris was lead for the research agenda/training across podiatry at both undergraduate and postgraduate level. He designed a research programme that enabled students and staff to publish together – providing a mechanism through which to increase REF output and employability skills for undergrads and postgrads.

Chris has supervised over 60 MSc students complete their dissertations, as well as three PhD students complete the doctoral studies.

After leaving the University of Brighton, Chris worked at Great Ormond Street Hospital as a Senior Qualitative Research Fellow. He undertook a hospital wide service evaluation, undertook research looking at mental health in the children with 22q syndrome as well as facilitating and leading research workshops, collecting research data and publishing.

Chris' work is focussed on embodiment, health, ill health and disability. He has worked across all age groups including children and young people through to the elderly and dying. He say his specialist expertise lies in the sociology of feet and shoes – what shoes and feet mean to you and how you exist in that relationship.