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Sarah Collinson

Research Associate

Humanitarian Policy Group

Portrait of Sarah Collinson

She has held additional associate positions with other research centres including the Global Insecurities Centre (Bristol) and the International Migration Institute (Oxford), and she has taught as an external postgraduate tutor in refugee studies at the Refugee Studies Centre (Oxford). She was a founder of the International Association for the Study of Forced Migration (IASFM) and member of the editorial board of the Journal of Refugee Studies. In 200, she was a contributing author (Europe chapter) of the 50th Anniversary Edition of the UNHCR publication The State of the World’s Refugees and of IOM’s The State of the World’s Migrants. In 2009-10 she joined the German Marshall Fund Transatlantic Study Team on Climate-Induced Migration, and in 2011 she provided expert analysis of the social drivers of environmentally-induced migration to the UK Government’s Foresight Project on migration and global environmental change.

Sarah has an interest in inclusion of people with disabilities and older people in humanitarian assistance and protection and has recently written Minimum Standards for Age and Disability Inclusion in Humanitarian Action (Pilot Version) for the Age and Disability Capacity Building Programme (ADCAP).