Research students

Find out more about the postgraduate researchers currently working within the Cultures in Education Research Group (CIERG).

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  • Ron Austin

    Associate Professor

    Ron has 17 years’ industrial experience working for Telewest, Energis and Cable and Wireless. He managed and built the Freeserve network before moving to Cable & Wireless where he managed the network management systems (Operational Systems Support (OSS)) for the Voice Over IP (VOIP) network.

  • Chris Bolton

    Doctoral researcher

    A route leader for PGCE Secondary Drama, Chris'  EU-funded PhD project is seeking to explore how we might create democratic classrooms in order to hear the voices of young people, their concerns and what is important for them.

  • Sarah-Jane Crowson

    Doctoral researcher

    Sarah is a doctoral researcher investigating the space of small, specialist art colleges in higher education. She works in a small, specialist creative arts college in Herefordshire (Hereford College of Arts) . She believes that working environments and spaces strongly influence our thinking, creativity and...

  • Kate Glanville

    Course Leader: BA (Hons) Primary Education with QTS / Senior Lecturer in Geography

    Kate gained her BA (Hons) degree in Geography from the University of Wales, Aberystwyth and returned there to complete her PGCE in Upper Primary Education in 2001/2. Her first teaching role was at a primary school in Walsall where she was appointed Geography Coordinator. Following this, she moved to a secondary school in...

  • Hannah Malpass

    Doctoral researcher

    Hannah is a qualified primary school teacher, specialising in Early Years. She graduated from Birmingham City University in 2014, having completed the BA (Hons) in Primary Education with QTS. She has also taught in a smaller school in Worcestershire, where she gained experience teaching in Key Stage One. Hannah has also taught...

  • Dr Louise McKnight

    Senior Lecturer in Radiography

    Louise is a Diagnostic Radiographer who worked in clinical practice for many years and brings that experience to vocational degree teaching in a higher education setting. Her research interest is the pedagogy of research in radiography, for which she continues to develop her Doctoral work on an innovative qualitative data...

  • Mark Owen

    Senior Lecturer in Operating Department Practice / South West ODP Placement lead

    Mark is an Operating Department Practitioner registered with the Health and Care Professions Council. Clinical experience includes anaesthetic, surgical and post-anaesthetic care. He successfully completed the Surgical First Assistant training to enhance his role in surgical care. In Mark's academic role he is a Fellow of...

  • Helen Rees

    Doctoral researcher

    Helen is passionate about mental healthcare and nursing education. She has worked as a child and adolescent mental health nurse and health visitor before coming into nursing education full time. Helen is starting her research career and looks forward to adding to the body of knowledge around the place of core content in...

  • David Smith

    Doctoral researcher

    David has been a British Army Chaplain since 2002. He has completed multiple operational tours (Iraq, Afghanistan, Kosovo, Northern Ireland) and has been working in military training environments since 2012, where he taught military ethics.

  • Nathalie Turville

    Senior Lecturer - Child Nursing

    Nathalie Turville is a Senior Lecturer within the Department for Children and Young People’s Health at Birmingham City University. Nathalie qualified as a Children’s Nurse in 1991 and specialised in neonatal cardiology and surgery. She joined the University in 2001 and has taught on and coordinated a number of modules...

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