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Biography Philip Martin is a Research Assistant at the Sustainable Housing & Urban Studies Unit (SHUSU), University of Salford, a role he has held since 2013. Prior to joining SHUSU, he worked in local government and the third sector, primarily in the field of equalities. His research interests centre around the implications of factors such as work, migration and poverty on ideas of citizenship, participation and identity, particularly for communities and made vulnerable by mainstream polity and system organisation. Over the past six years he has been a core member of several significant research led projects, both in the UK and the European Union, conducting research on a wide variety of topics including: military veterans and the welfare system, employment support provided by housing associations, the integration of Third country Nationals in the UK, and the challenges facing hidden NEET young people. In all, Philip has completed over 500 qualitative interviews on a diverse portfolio of academic studies. His most recent publication is book chapter on Roma and Citizenship in the EU in a volume on EU Citizenship and Social Rights (2018).