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  • The 3-D University

    Dr Richard Budd has received an SRHE Research Award to examine how students’ experiences compare according to their student populations, organisational cultures, and geographies

  • Academics writing project team

    Academics writing project book launch

    A new book, written by staff in Educational Research and Linguistics was launched on May 14th. The book is one of the outputs from a two-year ESRC project carried out jointly by the two departments.

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    Street Art and Epistemic Injustice

    Dr Melis Cin has received an AHRC Global Challenges Research Fund Grant commissioned from the Changing the Story Network Project.

  • Refugee Arts and Peacebuilding

    Dr Melis Cin has received an AHRC Global Challenges Research Fund Network Grant to focus on arts and peacebuilding between Forcefully displaced populations and Host community youth across three contexts: South Africa, Turkey and Uganda, which are among the largest refugee-receiving and hosting countries.

  • Melis Cin, Jo Warin and Nicola Ingram

    Three new books published on gender and education

    Three academics from Lancaster University’s Centre for Social Justice and Wellbeing in Education have authored recent volumes in Palgrave’s Studies in Gender and Education Book Series.

  • International Visitors' Week 2018

    Educational Research ranked 5th in UK and 36th in World in 2019 THE World University Rankings

    The Department of Educational Research at Lancaster University has attained its highest position to date in THE World University Rankings by subject: 5th in the UK and joint 36th in the world.

  • Best paper award presentation to Irene Hayden by Niels Barrett and Gareth Alexander

    Best Paper award for Lancaster PhD student

    A Lancaster University PhD student has been awarded the Taylor & Francis Award for Best Paper at the 7th International Congress on Architectural Technology 2018.

  • Preschool male teacher with children

    ESRC project investigates why only 2% of preschool staff are male

    Currently only around 2% of the UK's early childhood education workforce (ECE) are male - a figure that has remained stubbornly resistant to change for several decades. Now researchers at Lancaster University’s Educational Research Department are to investigate, both internationally and in the UK, how men are recruited, supported and retained in the ECE workforce, as teachers and carers for preschool children.

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    New Visual Literacies MOOC

    Join a new MOOC - Visual Literacies: Exploring educational practices and technologies which starts on April 23rd 2018