Research Students

Supervision  and Examination Enquiries

I may be able to supervise, advise students (or prospective students), or to act as an examiner, in these areas:

  • Teaching and Learning in Higher Education
  • Technology Enhanced Learning
  • Open Data, Linked Data and Data Visualisation in Education
  • Research Archiving and the Role of Museums and Galleries in Education
  • Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Radical and Emancipatory Education
  • Workplace and Worker’s Inquiry

Recent Postgraduate Research Students

I have supervised a number of doctoral students to successful completion:

  • Dr. Sanna Rimpilainen (University of Stirling). PhD Thesis: ‘Gathering, Translating, Enacting. A study of interdisciplinary research and development practices’ (2012)
  • Dr. Agustina Martinez-Garcia (Liverpool John Moores University). PhD Thesis: ‘Using semantic technologies to support the archiving, analysis and re-use of complex qualitative data’ (2013)
  • Dr. Elaine Barron (University of Bedfordshire). EdD Thesis: ‘Primary headteachers’ perceptions of training teachers fit to practise within changing landscapes of teacher training’ (2015)
  • Dr. David Mathew (University of Bedfordshire). PhD by Publication on ‘Fragile Learning’ (2017)
  • Dr. Garry Layden (University of Bedfordshire) EdD Thesis: ‘Room for chaos? Authenticity and performance in undergraduate spatial design students’ accounts of ideational work’ (2017)
  • Dr. Sharvaani Ramkissoon (University of Bedfordshire) PhD Thesis: ‘A pedagogically-informed model of Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCS) for Mauritian higher education’ (2018)
  • Dr. Eve Rapley (University of Bedfordshire). PhD Thesis: ‘Taking the path of least resistance: A constructivist ground theory of HE Teacher Practice at a UK Land-based College’ (2018)
  • Dr. Satip Kuesoongnern (University of Bedfordshire). PhD Thesis: ‘Cross-Cultural Communication Strategies in Thai EFL University Classrooms’ (2018)
  • Dr. Saleh Alrasheed (University of Bedfordshire). PhD Thesis: ‘Computer Assisted Language Learning in Saudi Arabian Secondary Schools’ (2018)
  • Dr. Michael Usi (University of Bedfordshire). PhD Thesis: ‘Developing a strategy to address low youth education attendance in Malawi’ (2018)
  • Dr. David Appleby (University of Bedfordshire). PhD Thesis: ‘Exploring the experience of liminality in learners of secondary school physics’ (2019)

Postgraduate Examining

I have been external examiner for the MA in Higher Education Practice at the University of East Anglia and an external PhD examiner for universities in the UK and internationally.