Members of CRMDE

Director of CRMDE

Professor Hywel Thomas

Professor of Economics of Education
Director, Centre for Research in Medical and Dental Education

Hywel Thomas is Professor of the Economics of Education and Director of the Centre for Research in Medical and Dental Education. His research includes work on: the economics of professional learning, contiuing education in the health sector, resource management in schools and selection processes for specialty medical training. His work on GP education was recognised with an ...

Telephone +44 (0) 121 415 8288

Email h.r.thomas@bham.ac.uk

Members of CRMDE

Dr Ian Davison

Lecturer

Ian completed his PhD in psychology in 1987; then taught in secondary schools in various roles including ICT co-ordinator, head of science and senior teacher. He is currently a Lecturer and leads the Education for Health Professionalsprogramme. In addition he teaches quantitative methods including factor analysis and provides a statistical advice service for the ...

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 4808

Email i.w.davison@bham.ac.uk

Zellah Jones

Lecturer in Secondary Biology and Professional Education Development

Telephone Tel:+44 (0)121 414 4404

Email z.p.jones@bham.ac.uk

Dr Ben Kotzee

Lecturer

Ben Kotzee is lecturer in the School of Education. He works on topics in the philosophy of education and focuses on applying insights from contemporary epistemology to questions regarding intellectual character development. He has written on the epistemic aims of education and on the nature and development of expertise; he is the editor of Education and Social Epistemology ...

Email h.b.kotzee@bham.ac.uk

Dr Sandy Wilkinson

Lecturer in Science Education (Chemistry)

Sandy has taught Science and Chemistry to A-level in secondary schools for 14 years. This included a secondment to the Royal Society of Chemistry as a School Teacher Fellow as part of the ‘Chemistry for Our Future’ project looking at strategies to overcome secondary to higher education transition issues. Prior to his appointment by the University of Birmingham Sandy was a Secondary ...

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 4825

Email s.wilkinson@bham.ac.uk