Doctoral students' research

  • Our research - phd 700 x 430
    • Feedback for development - Alison Maxwell (supervised by Prof Tatiana Bachkirova and Dr Juliette Konning)
    • How is coaching perceived by leaders engaged in global talent management and leadership development programme? - Karine Mangion (supervised by Dr Judie Gannon and Dr Nick Wiley)
    • Coaching in shared critical moments of medical consultations in the context of complex conditions - Nicole Pillinger (supervised by Prof Tatiana Bachkirova and Dr Kate Morgaine
    • An action research study into group coaching for leaders making the transition into a senior leadership position - Ruth Simpson (supervised by Dr Ioanna Iordanou and Dr Christian Ehrlich)
    • Making worlds collide: Using Tolkien’s fantasy literature to create a theoretical and practical leadership development model for leaders - Elizabeth Wright (supervised by Dr Elaine Cox and Dr Ioanna Iordanou)
    • Exploring Manifestations of the shadow in professional coaching practice - Nicholas Anderson (supervised by Prof Tatiana Bachkirova and Dr Adrian Myers)
    • Professional Conscience in Coaching and Coach-Supervision: A Conceptual Encounter - David Britten (supervised by Prof Tatiana Bachkirova and Dr Peter Jackson)
    • The underlying nature of change - A meta-conceptual inquiry into the structure of change in the context of coaching - Colin Woods (supervised by Prof Tatiana Bachkirova and Dr Peter Jackson)
    • Coach education: the development of ‘self’ and ‘fitness for purpose’ - Angela Wright (supervised by Prof Tatiana Bachkirova and Dr Adrian Myers)
    • Towards a Unified Coaching World – A Network Ehtnography - Ina Bogatu (supervised by Prof Tatiana Bachkirova and Dr Peter Jackson)

    Bonnie Chan (Supervised by Dr Elaine Cox and Dr Ioanna Iordanou)

    Anna Klenert (Supervised by Dr Juliette Koning and Dr Adrian Myers)

    Dionne Spencer (Supervised by Prof. Tatiana Bachkirova and Judie Gannon)

    Franklin Vrede (Supervised by Prof. Tatiana Bachkirova and Dr Peter Jackson)

    Saba Imru-Matieu (Supervised by Dr Elaine Cox and Dr Ioanna Iordanou)

    Raj Patel (Supervised by Elaine Cox and Dr Jan Harwell)

    Jo Miles (Supervised by Prof. Tatiana Bachkirova  Dr Ioanna Iordanou & Dr Peter Jackson)

    Ana Nacif (Supervised by Dr Ioanna Iordanou and Dr Judie Gannon)

    Sue Round (Supervised by Prof Tatiana Bachkirova and Dr Elaine Cox)

    Kay Weijers (Supervised by Dr Elaine Cox and Dr Adrian Myers)

    Nelia Koroleva (Co-supervised by Dr Elaine Cox and Dr Peter Lugosi)

    Alistair Bradley (Supervised by Prof Tatiana Bachkirova and Dr Judie Gannon)

    Kevin Brush (Supervised by Dr Ioanna Iordanou and Dr Peter Jackson)

    Jo Feehily (Supervised by Dr Judie Gannon and Dr Adrian Myers)

    Gill Graves (Supervised by Prof Tatiana Bachkirova and Dr Ioanna Iordanou)

    Terence Graynoth (Supervised by Dr Chris Ehrlich and Dr Adrian Myers)

    Donna Johnston (Supervised by Dr Elaine Cox and Dr Peter Jackson)

    Sarah Snape (Supervised by Dr Judie Gannon and Dr Liz Westcott)

    Pat O'Leary (Supervised by Dr Judie Gannon and Dr Adrian Myers)


    Gina Kostoulias (2016 - 2019)
    Thesis Title: A team coaching model for developing criticality in undergraduate students (Supervised by Dr Elaine Cox and Dr Peter Jackson)

    Shirley Thompson (2011 – 2019)
    Thesis Title: How does practising as a coach develop project managers' soft skills? (Supervised by Dr Elaine Cox and Dr Adrian Myers)

    Helene Seiler (2015 - 2018)
    (Supervised by Dr Chris Ehrlich and Dr Adrian Myers)

    Iain Lightfoot (2014 – 2018)
    Thesis Title: Exploring the factors leading to self-discovery in coaching moments: a discourse analysis (Supervised by Dr Adrian Myers and Dr Ivan Mitchell)

    Colin Norris (2014 – 2018)
    Thesis Title: Mimetic effect in mentoring Baptist ministers (Supervised by Dr Elaine Cox and Dr Judie Gannon)

    Peter Jackson
    Thesis Title: Physicality in the coaching process (supervised Dr. Elaine Cox and Prof. Tatiana Bachkirova)

    Sally Bonneywell (2013-2017)
    Thesis Title: Exploring the experience of female leaders’ participation in both individual and group coaching in a global organisation (supervised by Dr Judie Gannon, Dr Adrian Myers and Dr Ioanna Iordanou)

    Cathy Evans (2014-2018)
    Thesis Title: How can formal, virtual mentoring support dispersed education practitioners in their professional development? A case study with paid mentors in a third sector organisation. (supervised by Dr Judie Gannon and Dr Sylwia Ciuk)

    Suzanne Fontannaz (2014-2018)
    Thesis Title: The role of coaching in supporting team leader development (supervised by Dr Elaine Cox and Dr Ioanna Iordanou)

    Jacki McCartney (2014-2018)
    Thesis Title: How does poetry deliver results for reflexive coaching practice (supervised by Dr Louise Grisoni and Dr Judie Gannon)

    Roger Noon (2014-2018) 
    Thesis Title: Exploring the role of presence in executive coaching (supervised by Prof. Tatiana Bachkirova and Dr Adrian Myers)

    Louise Sheppard (2013-2017)
    Thesis Title: Being a supervisee: How supervisees can enhance the value of their coaching supervision (supervised by Prof. Tatiana Bachkirova and Dr Ivan Mitchell)

    Sonia Watlal (2013-2017)
    Thesis Title: How can goal focused coaching be used to facilitate cross-cultural management practices in the United Arab Emirates private sector workplace? (supervised by Dr Elaine Cox and Dr Jan Harwell)

    Dr Ian Scott (2012 - 2016)
    Thesis Title: Coaching for Gravitas: An Action Research Inquiry into the Development of Gravitas in Leadership

    Dr Hany Shoukry (PhD 2009-2013) 
    Coaching for Emancipation: A Framework for Coaching in Oppressive Environments

    Dr Joan Reid (2008 - 2011) 
    Thesis Title: Medical careers and coaching

    Dr Rhianon Washington (DCM 2009 - 2012) 
    Thesis Title: How does a developmental relationship mentoring model affect toxicity experienced in mentoring relationships?

    Dr Liz Westcott (2010 – 2013) 
    Thesis Title: The role of coaching in the development of nurse managers

    Dr Anwen Edwards (2010 – 2013) 
    Thesis Title: An exploration of targeted matching in mentoring

    Dr Jill Andreanoff (DCM 2012-2015) 
    Thesis Title: In what ways does peer coaching contribute to the academic attainment of higher education students? 
    Jill Andreanoff

    Dr Richard Sale (DCM 2008–2015) 
    Thesis Title: The coaching relationship: towards a conceptual framework 
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    Dr Adrian Myers (PhD 2010-2004) 
    Thesis Title: A multiple perspective analysis of a coaching session 
    Brookes staff

    Dr Tina Salter (DCM 2009 – 2012) 
    Thesis Title: A Comparison of Mentor and Coach Approaches Across Disciplines 
    Tina Salter

    Dr Leigh Longhurst (PhD 2003 – 2010) 
    Thesis Title: The Transformational Potential of Aha Moments in Life Coaching and Beyond. 
    Leigh Longhurst

    Dr Shaun Davis (DCM 2012-2015) 
    Thesis Title: Coaching, well-being and organisational culture: A case study of the Executive Leadership Development Programme (EDLP) in Royal Mail (UK)  
    Shaun Davis  

    Dr Colleen Harding (DCM 2007 – 2011) 
    Thesis Title: From Alignment to Emergent Academic: the role of coaching and mentoring in supporting the development of academic staff in a post-1992 university 
    Colleen Harding

    Dr Charles Jones (DCM 2009 – 2012) 
    Thesis Title: Choosing your Coach: What Matters and When? 
    An Interpretative Phenomenological exploration of the voice of the coachee 
    Charles Jones

    Dr Paula De Valle (DCM 2011 – 2014) 
    Thesis Title: An exploration of executive women’s experiences of coaching and mentoring: an  Interpretative Phenomenological Analysis study 
    Paula De Valle

    Dr Sally Worth (DCM 2007 – 2011) 
    Thesis Title: An exploration of coaching women towards authenticity in the workplace: A heuristic study with women in academia 
    Sally Worth