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.

Marilena Mademtzi

The Use of Innovative Technology to Promote Movement and Self-regulation Skills in Children with Autism Spectrum Condition in School-Based environments: The Pictogram Room Paradigm.

Matthew Horton

A longitudinal study looking at the impact of University widening participation outreach work on disadvantaged school children's future aspirations, confidence, knowledge of Higher education, attainment and post 16 destinations

Niamh Rowe

Exploring how the role of the key worker can support families out in the community who have experience of a loved one with a Traumatic Brain Injury.


An investigation into the balance of the school curriculum content for pupils with visual impairment in Turkey

Peter Brannick

Bolzano-Bozen: A Linguistic Ethnography

Rebecca Aberton

Policy from a practice perspective: A case study investigating the influence of policy in the context of a Children's Centre

Rebecca Morris

This study focuses on the recent introduction of Free Schools in England with the intention of providing an overview of the policy in relation to issues of social justice and equity.

Rebecca Wood

Can Children with Autism in Mainstream Primary Schools be Fully Included in the Curriculum?

Roberta Keys

An investigation into Higher Education Choices, Finance and Gender

Roger Wood

Key Teacher-Student Interpersonal Relationship Dynamics Influential upon Children's Engagement with Science: A Self-Determination Theory Perspective
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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.