Angus McCabe


Angus has a background in community development work both in inner city and settings on peripheral estates. His research interests include resident led change, health and crime as well as community based education. Until 2006 he was Knowledge Manager for the National Evaluation of the Children's Fund and evaluator with the Centre of Excellence in Interdisciplinary Mental Health. He is currently working with the Third Sector Research Centre at the University of Birmingham and leading on the 'below the radar' work stream which is researching the experiences of small community based groups and activities. For more information on current work please visit the Third Sector Research Centre website.

He is a Board Member of the International Community Development Journal, an Honorary Fellow at the Faiths and Civil Society Unit (Goldsmiths, University of London) and has been involved in training and development work with non-governmental organisations in Eastern Europe and the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS)


McCabe, A. and Phillimore, J. (eds.) (2017) Community Groups in Context. Local activities and actions. Policy Press, Bristol

McCabe, A., Wilson, M. and Macmillan, R. (2017) Beyond the Early Years. The longitudinal multi-media evaluation of Big Local. Local Trust, London/Third Sector Research Centre, Birmingham.

McCabe, A. and Harris, K. (2017) Trouble in Utopia: Community Action and Social Media (Working Paper 140). Third sector Research Centre, Birmingham.

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