Research Degrees

Research Student Topics (in progress)

Ramadan Al Hamroni
How Higher Education Leaders Learn to Lead and what Shapes their Professional Identities: as a comparison of Libya and the UK (PhD)

Abdullah Alghamdi
Leading School Improvement in Saudia Arabia: investigating total quality management practices. (PhD)

Monirah Alsalim
Design and Evaluation of Multi-Modal Learning Approaches for Teacher Education. (PhD)

Saeed Alzahrani
Middle Managers in Primary Schools: a comparison between Saudi Arabia and England. (PhD)

Thekla Anastasiou
Examining Young Children's Relations with Food. (PhD)

Paul Booth
An Alternative Teaching Place: centres of meaning in digital pedagogy. (PhD)

Fiona Creaby
Leadership: navigating agency and structure as an organisational leade.r (Ed Doc)

Robert Crofts
An investigation into the Emerging professional Identities of a Group of Aspiring Nurse Directors Completing a Postgraduate Leadership Programme: telling the stories that follow a profession transition. (Ed Doc)

Zoe Crompton
In what ways does interest in Science change between the ages of 4 an 6? (Ed Doc)

Jane Cummins
The Work Identity Dinner Party: for teaching assistants is it the famine after the feast? (Ed Doc)

Joanna Dennis
Together We Stand: a phenomenological exploration of the co-operative movement in education as a catalyst for change and resistance. (PhD)

Michael Dore
Subject and Subjects: conceptions of high school English. (Ed Doc)

Monica Edwards
Problematic Boundary-Markers? An exploration of mothers' experiences of the two-year-old offer. (Ed Doc)

Catherine Evans
Becoming an Ethical Teacher? An exploration of ethical practice and identities in a nursery school. (PhD)

Tavia Facchin
How is the Professionalism of Supply Teachers Constructed in Contemporary Times? (Ed Doc)

Xu Geng
A Case Study of Early Literacy Development in Bilingual Chinese-English Children. (PhD)

Louise Golamhossen
How a Reputation gets Established and How it Changes. (Ed Doc)

Rebecca Gordine
Equipping Children with Key Skills for Successful Lifelong Learning: developing a high quality child-initiated play curriculum. (Ed Doc)

Clare Guthrie
A Study of Student Dropout: what are the factors that lead to student dropout? Is dropout a transitory state for a student? (Ed Doc)

Emily Haddock
Good practice in Autism. (Ed Doc)

Bernadette Hart
How Adults Experience a Compulsory Literacy Intervention Program. (PhD)

Clare Halfpenny
Quality in Higher Education: a comparison of commercial and traditional undergraduate programmes. (Ed Doc)

Elizabeth Henning
Inspirational Education: an examination of school leadership towards the development of a CPD model for teachers of mathematics. (Ed Doc)

Veronica Henry
The Educational Achievements of African-Caribbean Students and the Impact of Identity. (PhD)

Slma Jadido
Higher Education Issues: an investigation of the influences of the education policy and leadership on the university student. (MPhil)

Margerita Leyden
A Study to Determine How Changes in Delivery of Primary Healthcare may Influence the Practice Expereience of Undergraduate Adult Nursing Students.

Helen Mayall
Developing Critical Thinking and Analysis with Advanced Social Work Practitioners. (Ed Doc)

Joanne McNulty
Navigating Shifting Identities within Transition: a study of first year undergraduates' experiences of their transition. (Ed Doc)

Joanne Mimnagh
Research on the Issue of Becoming a 'Professional Teacher' using a Case Study of a Group of Students during one year of the PGCE in German. (Ed Doc)

Gareth Morewood
What kind of SENCO will be Working in 2020? (Ed Doc)

Fatema Nakhuda
The Journey to Leadership: a study of how school leaders learn to lead. (PhD)

Rebecca Newton
How is a Modern Day Teacher’s Identity Formed and Influenced? (Ed Doc)

Green Nyoni
An Exploration of the Role of membership Network and how it can best support the interests of organisations and under-represented groups, with the refugees and asylum seeker communities. (PhD)

Rachel O’Sullivan
'The Big Six' How teaching schools are addressing the requirement to engage in research and development as a key driver for school improvement. (Ed Doc)

Frances Carole Page
Border Crossings: an investigation into cross-curricular approaches to developing English in the secondary school. (Ed Doc)

Pauline Palmer
How do Higher Education Teacher Educators Evolve as Academics in a changing Economic, Political and Managerial Landscape. (Ed Doc)

Rebecca Patterson
The Dreaming of the Bones. (Ed Doc)

Clare Pheasey
Another Brick in the Wall? Evolving notions of undergraduate experience and satisfaction, and their (re)positioning within UK Higher Education. (Ed Doc)

Mark Sackville-Ford
Conceptualising a School 'Atmosphere' using Film. (Ed Doc)

Julie Scanlon
Boys, Technology and Writing: a comparative case study. (PhD)

Linda Shaw
From Communities of Learning to Research Based Practice in Early Years Pedagogy. (MPhil)

Alex Timewell
Objectifying Musicianship: sociocultural discourses in music education. (PhD)

Jonas Thiel
Neoliberal Ideology, Analytical Agency and Utopia: university educators' narratives of practice in education. (PhD)

Vivien Townsend
Fractions in the Primary National Curriculum for England: how teachers are working with the new expectations. (PhD)

Elaine Uppal
Professional Identity - Does Interpreofessional Learning Impact Postively on Multi-Agency Working in a Community of Child Protection. (PhD)

Natalie Van Gaalen
Object Lessons: encouraging children's language through actively engaging with museum and art gallery artefacts. (PhD)

John Vernon
To what extent does exposure to training healthcare students in the 'spirit' of motivational interviewing influence subsequent behaviour towards healthcare service users. (Ed Doc)

Robert Wetterauer
Conceptualising the Change of Student Identities in Co-operative Education Programmes. (Ed Doc)

Peter Whitton
Re-imagining Universities: exploring the relationship between physical and augmented reality spaces in campus design. (PhD)

Trevor Williamson
Creating Environments to Facilitate Development of Capacity to Learn: a case study of the case method of teaching and learning in higher education. (Ed Doc)

Adam Wood
Rethinking Learning Spaces in Secondary Schools. (PhD)

Corinne Woodfine
There is not just one way to be a man’: an exploration of male primary school teachers value, resist and negotiate their identities within the figures world of the primary school. (PhD)

Phil Wright
Cultivating Inclusive Pedagogy during School-based Placements: student teachers' agentic actions towards praxis development. (Ed Doc)


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