Recent PhD vivas

Come and meet some of the people who have had recent PhD vivas in our Department. Their theses will soon be available electronically and can be accessed via Lancaster University Library.  You can also view details of some earlier vivas in our archive.

Peter Hourdequin

Peter Hourdequin

Peter Hourdequin was a Traditional Route PhD student and he was supervised by Professor Paul Trowler.

The title of his thesis is: Multilingual Computer-mediated Communication Practice and the development of Symbolic Competence: Insider research from a Japanese University.

Maria Loizou Raouna

Maria Loizou Raouna

Maria Loizou Raouna was a member of Cohort 8 of the Doctoral Programme in E-Research and Technology Enhanced Learning and she was supervised by Dr Kyungmee Lee.

The title of her thesis is: Exploring the Universal Design Principles of a Flipped Classroom Model for Inquiry-Based Learning in Cyprus Primary Education Context: A Multiple Case Study.

Kathryn Fox

Kathryn Fox

Kathryn Fox was a member of Cohort 20 of the Doctoral Programme in Educational Research and she was supervised by Professor Paul Ashwin.

The title of her thesis is: Teacher Educator Perceptions of Mathematical Knowledge for Teaching – A Phenomenographic Study.

Patrick Baughan

Patrick Baughan

Patrick Baughan was a member of Cohort 17 of the Doctoral Programme in Educational Research and he was supervised by Professor Malcolm Tight.

The title of his thesis: “The Sociological Imagination”: Researching sustainability, using Phenomenography.

Catherine Hasted

Catherine Hasted

Catherine Hasted was a member of Cohort 20 of the Doctoral Programme in Educational Research and she was supervised by Dr Brett Bligh.

The title of her thesis is: Humanities doctoral education for a relational future: a Change Laboratory research intervention.

Collette Gavan

Collette Gavan

Collette Gavan was a member of Cohort 16 of the Doctoral Programme in Educational Research and she was supervised by Dr Sue Cranmer and Professor Murray Saunders.

The title of her thesis is: Using robotics to explore computer programming: Investigating undergraduate student experiences and attainment.