Calum Webb


Posted at — May 9, 2021

Qualifications and Membership of Professional Bodies


Dr Calum Webb is a sociologist with specialisation in data science, quantitative research, and statistical methods. He has worked on research projects ranging from national £500,000+ multi‐institution studies, to small projects that deliver rapid findings and impact. His research topics include child welfare, poverty, and social policy, particularly the funding of children’s services. His work has been cited by the Department for Education, Ofsted, and the National Audit Office, and is published in peer-reviewed academic journals. He is interested in coproduced and participatory approaches to quantitative research and interactive data visualisation.

He has taught quantitative methods and statistical analysis to undergraduates and postgraduates studying sociology, occupational psychology, social policy, and social research.

He is a proficient user of R, Mplus, SPSS, and Stata; he specialises in structural equation, multilevel, and latent growth modelling with longitudinal secondary survey and administrative data.