Miguel has many years’ experience of evaluative research in health, education and social care. He has a background in youth development and has particular expertise in children and young people's engagement in policy development.
Before working for IPC Miguel was a Senior Research Fellow with the National Institute for Health Research NIHR Collaboration for Leadership in Applied Health Research and Care (CLAHRC) North Thames based at the University of East London. His interests include participatory research with children, young people and vulnerable adults in health, social care, education and citizenship.
Miguel has designed and taught modules in qualitative methodologies and methods for doctoral, postgraduate and undergraduate students. He has also written youth engagement strategies for teachers to conduct action research in the school environment and advised health and social care professionals to support service users/patient groups to conduct research.