Deputy Head of Psychology
Emily is a Senior Lecturer in Developmental and Educational Psychology. Emily’s doctoral thesis was entitled “Capturing Reading Strategies in Young children.”
Reader in Language and Law
Dr Tatiana Grieshofer (formerly Tkacukova) is Reader in Language and Law at Birmingham City University. Tatiana’s interdisciplinary research focuses on the language of the law and courtroom discourse with a specific interest on the interplay between legal and lay communication styles in courtroom settings. Her research...
Senior Academic in Accounting for Intangibles
Philip served with the 1st Battalion Staffordshire Regiment, British Army 1974-75 before entering into accountancy. He worked for the District Audit Service of England and Wales gaining extensive and wide experience as an External Auditor. He then worked in local government and the NHS in a wide range of accounting roles and...
Senior Lecturer in Research Practice
Dr Jacqueline Taylor is an artist-researcher and Senior Lecturer in Research Practice. She primarily works in the area of doctoral education where she specialises in developing and delivering research training for Arts, Design & Media PhD researchers. Her teaching specialism lies in the area of practice-led research and she...
School of Jewellery
I have been actively engaged within the gemstone and jewellery industry throughout my working career. I have founded a number of very successful SME’s that were established upon the development of both professional and technical innovations which were then recognised as the market leaders. Although entrepreneurism was an...
Associate Professor in Sociology, Course Leader – MA Black Studies
Dr Dionne Taylor's role in BCU is about supporting, inspiring and guiding the students to reach beyond what many of them believe is possible. Encouraging students to work through the challenges, barriers and limitations to success is one of the reasons she became an academic.
PGCE Subject Route Leader for the Sciences and Senior Lecturer in Science Education
Helen taught science and physics in particular for 17 years in schools, 6th form college and FE before joining Birmingham City University. Responsibilities included GCSE Science Course Leader and Head of Physics. Helen's move to the University led from catching the research bug whilst completing a Master's degree combined with...
Lecturer and Assistant Course Director (Undergraduate)
Dr Gareth Thomas is a full time lecturer and Head of Year two at Royal Birmingham Conservatoire. He completed his BMus and MA degrees at Cardiff University before moving to the University of Birmingham to complete his PhD on ‘The impact of Russian music in Britain 1893-1929’. He has been part of the teaching staff at RBC...
Vice Principal (Music)
Shirley Thompson is a graduate of Hull University (BMus, 1987; PhD, 1998). She took up her post at Birmingham Conservatoire in 2001, and was promoted to her present role as Director of Postgraduate Studies in 2009. This role combines the management of the Conservatoire’s taught postgraduate courses with teaching (at both...
Dr Kate Thomson is Director of Postgraduate Research Degrees for Health and leads on all aspects of recruitment, oversight and student experience for PhD (Health) . She is also a member of the Public Health & Therapies department. Kate completed her postgraduate study at the University of Birmingham with a PhD on learning...