Doctoral Researcher Profiles

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There are currently more than 300 students (full-time and part-time) registered for research degrees within the School. As far as our research training environment is concerned we have won top-ranking ESRC 1+3 recognition with two quota studentships being funded by the ESRC each academic year since the scheme began.

Below, are a selection of doctoral researcher profiles within the School of Education.

Alan Price

This research uses an action research design to evaluate the effectiveness of using outdoor education to improve the interpersonal skills of Learners with SEBD

Alison Laitner

Discovering Childrens' Voices and Experiences; Changes from family to institutional care for children and young people with disabilities , Birmingham 1770 to 1870.

Anna Maxim

Anna is researching the experiences of students studying for degrees within the Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) disciplines.

Beverley Maynard

Widening Participation Policy, Student Support and the Challenge for Higher Education

Brendan Greaney

Dyslexia in Nursing & Nurse Education – a case study

Cathie Lacey

Construction of professional/personal identity for ESOL teachers; CPD and ITT

Claire Largan

An investigation into the experiences of progression and transition from Foundation Degree (FdA) to Bachelor of Arts (BA) for part-time, mature, female students.

Damian E M Milton

Educational discourse and the autistic student: a study using Q-sort methodology

Danny Doyle

Linguistic Insecurity and Writing Countercultures in Primary Schools

Danyal Farsani

Making multimodal mathematical meaning in multilingual classrooms
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Postgraduate Prospectus 2014


Download the 2014 Doctoral Researcher Yearbook (PDF, 4MB) which provides information on the doctoral research taking place across the College of Social Sciences.