Dr Ann-Marie Houghton

Director of REAP, Teaching Fellow


Institutional Development Interests

My university widening participation and equality and diversity work links closely with research and teaching interests.

I am a member of the university's Equality and Diversity Committee, the Widening Participation Co-ordinating Group, Disability and Equality and Diversity Networks, Harassment Network and a senior member of Cartmel College.I was an active member of the Faculty of Arts and Social Science Courses Committee from 2004 to 2014.

Inspiring the next generation of researchers: Lancaster Univerisy School University Partnership Initiative
Houghton, A., Taylor, J.E., Wilkinson, A., Baxendale, C.L., Bryan, S., Huttly, S.R.A. 15/04/2018 Lancaster University. 31 p.
Commissioned report

An ongoing challenge and a chance to diversify university outreach to tackle inequality: A reply to OSullivan OTuama and Kenny
Houghton, A. 1/11/2017 In: Global Discourse. 7, 4, p. 539-542. 4 p.
Journal article

Models of support for students with disabilities: Report to HEFCE by Matthew Williams, Emma Pollard, Jamal Langlet (IES) and Ann-Marie Houghton, Joana Zozimo (REAP)
Williams, M., Pollard, E., Langley, J., Houghton, A., Zozimo, J.P. 1/11/2017 Institute for Employment Studies. 134 p.
Commissioned report

Embedding mental wellbeing in the curriculum: maximising success in higher education
Houghton, A., Anderson, J. 10/07/2017 The Higher Education Academy. 44 p.
Commissioned report

Realising value: Supporting widening participation students including student ambassadors to reach out and reach in to draw connections between learning and employability.
Houghton, A., Mashiter, C. 29/06/2017
Conference paper

Accessing and assessing appropriate widening participation data: an exploration of how data are used and by whom
Holland, N.J., Houghton, A., Armstrong, J.E., Mashiter, C. 06/2017 In: Studies in Continuing Education. 39, 2, p. 214-233. 30 p.
Journal article

Evaluation of the Cumbria and Lancashire Network for Collaborative Outreach (CLNCO)
Houghton, A., Armstrong, J.E., Holland, N.J. 31/01/2017 REAP: Researching Equity, Access and Participation, Lancaster University/ NHS North Lancashire.. 99 p.
Commissioned report

Understanding provision for students with mental health problems and intensive support needs: Report to HEFCE by the Institute for Employment Studies (IES) and Researching Equity, Access and Partnership (REAP)
Williams, M., Coare, P., Marvell, R., Pollard, E., Houghton, A., Anderson, J. 07/2015 Institute for Employment Studies. 181 p.
Commissioned report

Inclusive Curriculum Design in Higher Education: Considerations for effective practice across and within subject areas
Morgan, H., Houghton, A. 05/2011 The Higher Education Academy.
Commissioned report

Families, a hindrance or a help? : the role of families in the transition of disabled learners into higher education.
Houghton, A. 10/09/2009
Conference paper

Students' and professionals' experience, concerns and issues regarding alcohol use by Lancaster students.
Dempster, S., Houghton, A. 2009 Lancaster : REAP: Researching Equity, Access and Participation, Lancaster University/ NHS North Lancashire.
Working paper

Student diversity, the institutional context and the challenge of creating an inclusive learning environment.
Coare, P., Houghton, A. 07/2008
Conference paper

Refugees, asylum-seekers and migrants: steps on the education and employment progression journey
Houghton, A., Morrice, L. 2008 Leicester : NIACE. ISBN: 9781862019621.

The role of special educational needs co-ordinators in raising disabled students awareness of summer schools in higher education institutions : barriers and bridges.
Houghton, A., Piggott, L. 2008 In: Widening Participation and Lifelong Learning. 10, 1, p. 24-33. 10 p.
Journal article

Disability and transitions from education to work
Piggott, L.A., Houghton, A. 7/09/2007 In: International Journal of Lifelong Education. 26, 5, p. 573-587. 15 p.
Journal article

Disability effective inclusive policies : DEIP issues of transition, disclosure and identity.
Houghton, A. 09/2007
Conference paper

Disability effective inclusive policies: student and staff perspectives on experiences throughout the student lifecycle
Houghton, A. 2006 In: Proceedings of the 36th annual SCUTREA conference : inter-cultural perspectives on research into adult learning : a global dialogue..

Who Needs Outreach to Widen Participation?
Houghton, A. 12/2005 In: Widening Participation and Lifelong Learning. 7, 3, p. 5-15. 11 p.
Journal article

Connecting policy and practice in the refugee integration agenda.
Bellis, A., Fraser, L., Houghton, A., Ward, J. 2005

Getting through the gate is only the first hurdle: a review of disabled students' support needs throughout the student lifecycle
Houghton, A. 2005 In: Proceedings of the 35th annual SCUTREA conference.

An Igglipp or initial guidance learning project : revisiting, revising and reviewing Tough’s notion of a learning project.
Houghton, A. 07/2003
Conference paper

The 'initial guidance learning project': a framework for exploring the pre-entry informal learning of part time PhD learners
Houghton, A. 2003 Lancaster University. 316 p.
Doctoral Thesis

The many voices of the invisible citizen.
Houghton, A. 2003 In: Adult learning, Citizenship and Community Voices. Leicester : NIACE 232 p. ISBN: 1862011605.

Reaching out and reaching in : listening to parents, families and higher education decision-making, making waves : the impact of research on practice.
Houghton, A. 2002
Conference paper

Reaching out and reaching in.
Houghton, A. 2002 In: Learning and Skills Research: A Journal for Further Education and Lifelong Learning. 5, 3
Journal article

Do experienced educational travellers planning the PhD journey of a lifetime need educational guidance?.
Houghton, A. 3/07/2001
Conference paper

Families and higher education decision-making : a day trip to raise awareness, break barriers and widen participation.
Houghton, A., Sharples, H. 07/2001
Conference paper

Voices from the community : the challenge of creating a culturally relevant curriculum and inclusive learning environment.
Houghton, A., Ali, H. 3/07/2000
Conference paper

A kind of higher education for adult learners in community settings.
Houghton, A., Preece, J. 2000 In: Proceedings of the UACE annual conference: lifelong learning, equity and inclusion. Cambridge p. 168-179. 12 p.

Nurturing social capital in excluded communities : a kind of higher education.
Preece, J., Houghton, A. 2000 Aldershot : Ashgate. 216 p. ISBN: 9780754614654.

Voices from the community : parents, education and faith.
Houghton, A., Ali, H. 2000
Conference paper

Voyages of discovery : deciding a convenient time, place and pace to suit adult learners in the community.
Houghton, A. 07/1999
Conference paper

Confidence, communication and citizenship: enterprising community learning
Houghton, A.M. 1999 In: Social Change and Active Citizenship in the Learning Society. European Society for Research in the Education of Adults (ESREA)..

Voices from the community.
Houghton, A., Ali, H. 1999 In: Widening Participation and Lifelong Learning. 1, 3, p. 45-46. 2 p.
Journal article

Guidance as research, teaching and learning.
Houghton, A. 6/07/1998
Conference paper

Extending the Guidance Boundaries : an exploration of educative and empowering guidance strategies for learners who have been long term unemployed.
Houghton, A. 1998 In: Beyond the boundaries : exploring the potential of widening provision in higher education. Leicester : NIACE p. 20-30. 11 p. ISBN: 1-86201-047-1.

Guiding differently.
Houghton, A., Bokhari, R. 1998 In: Adults Learning. 9, 7, p. 15-17. 3 p.
Journal article

Learning how to work as partners : the 3 MP's - meeting as partners and making plans for mutual progress.
Houghton, A. 05/1997
Conference paper

Extending the guidance boundaries : an exploration of educative and empowering guidance strategies for learners who have been long term unemployed.
Houghton, A. 01/1997
Conference paper

Learning from each other : staff development with community partners and tutors.
Houghton, A. 1997
Conference paper

Guidance and learner support : developing threshold standards.
Houghton, A., Oglesby, K.L. 1996 In: Adults Learning. 7, 6, p. 146.-147.
Journal article