Head of Department: Professional Development, Research and Enterprise
Amanda has worked in higher, further, adult education and the voluntary sector for 30 years as a lecturer, writing developer and researcher and is currently employed as Head of Department: Professional Development, Research and Enterprise in the School of Education. Her PhD in Education: ‘T hrough a glass darkly”: Lecturers...
Director of History, Theory and Cultural Context
Christian Frost qualified as an architect in 1990 following the completion of his studies at the University of Cambridge. He worked in practice, at home and abroad for over ten years before becoming a full time academic in 2001, when he began to research the history of the foundation of Salisbury which has resulted in the...
Senior Lecturer, Strategic Management
Richard Frost has been an academic for over 22 years, teaching strategy, with some marketing, to mostly postgraduate students, but increasingly to undergraduates over the past few years. He is also an expert in online and distance learning education
Lecturer in Performance Design
With a BA (Hons) degree in Interior Design from Manchester Metropolitan University, and a Master of Fine Arts from The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Lara has 20 years' professional experience working across many art and design disciplines throughout the UK, Europe and the USA, including sculpture, installation,...
Lecturer in Criminology and Security Studies
Dr Gachevska graduated from the University of Rousse, Bulgaria in 1999 and has since worked for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Bulgaria and various national and international NGOs based in the country. She embarked on a PhD research at University of Wolverhampton in 2001 and graduated in 2009. She has worked as a lecturer...
Director of Postgraduate Programmes in Fashion and Textiles
Professor Colin Gale is currently Director of Postgraduate Programmes in Fashion and Textiles. From an initial career start in Fine Art he has traversed virtually all of the art, design and media disciplines. He has research interests in high technology, business, cultural studies and has specialist expertise relating to design...
Professor of Jazz and Popular Music Studies, Director of Birmingham Centre for Media and Cultural Research
Nick Gebhardt is Professor of Jazz and Popular Music Studies and Director of Research in the Birmingham School of Media. His work focuses on jazz and popular music in American culture and his publications include Going For Jazz: Musical Practices and American Ideology (Chicago), Vaudeville Melodies: Popular Musicians and...
Researcher in English Linguistics
Matt Gee develops research and teaching tools in the Research and Development Unit for English Studies (RDUES). This includes the creation of a fully-fledged search engine ( WebCorp LSE ), designed to treat the web as a source of linguistic data. WebCorp LSE can download, clean-up and present through a search interface...
Carole qualified as a registered mental health nurse in 1984 and worked in acute mental health before being promoted to unit manager for an older peoples respite unit. She spent nine years working as a community psychiatric nurse in inner city Birmingham, gaining experience within a home treatment team and working with the...
Lecturer in Big Data Analytics
Iffat completed her PhD in Computing Science at the University of Stirling in 2010. Her main research interests lie in Pattern Recognition and Machine Intelligence. She has published in leading journals and conferences. From July 2010 to February 2010, Iffat worked closely with medical practitioners at the University Hospital...