Lynne McMordie is a Research Associate at I-SPHERE (Institute for Social Policy, Housing and Equalities Research), Heriot-Watt University. Her research focuses on the relationship between temporary accommodation and homelessness, with a particular focus on the effectiveness of differing models in facilitating an exit from homelessness. Lynne recently obtained a PhD from Heriot-Watt University on the intended and actual outcomes of hostel accommodation use for single homeless households. Prior to taking up a PhD, Lynne worked in the homelessness sector in Northern Ireland, developing and managing a range of frontline services, including hostel accommodation, drop-in centre, and street outreach services.

Research Interests

  • Homelessness
  • Temporary Accommodation
  • Rough Sleeping
  • Critical Realism

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