Research and evaluation of higher education in all its manifestations - teaching, research, administration and income generation.PhD in Educational Research - Higher Education
Research that explores questions about equity, diversity, inclusion, rights and wellbeing.PhD in Education and Social Justice
Researching teaching and learning with digital technologies and widening digital participation.PhD in E- Research and Technology Enhanced Learning
Carolyn Jackson, Emma Renold (Cardiff University), Jessica Ringrose (IOE/UCL) and Sara Bragg (Brighton University) have received funding from the Office of the Children’s Commissioner to undertake a project exploring children and young people’s experiences of gender. The project also involves Chris Marlow, a PhD student in the Educational Research Department at Lancaster University.
As part of a research centre dedicated to the investigation of higher education and its future, Paul Ashwin and Jan McArthur will work on a research project on knowledge and student learning. They will examine how students’ identities are transformed by engaging with knowledge in undergraduate degrees in Chemistry and Chemical Engineering.
A one-year long case study, exploring how digital technologies were used to support a school in a ‘requires improvement’ category, has recently been completed. The report by Don Passey has been published by the commissioning agent, Steljes: Digital technologies, collaborative endeavour and school improvement: A case study of Pheasey Park Farm Primary School.