Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences

  • Student Profiles

    Research profiles from current students in the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences.

    Research profiles from Alumni can be found further down the page.

    • Sue Ash

      Sue Ash

      Department of English and Modern Languages

      'Dancin'Modernism: Moving Bodies Performing Identity and British Cultures of Modernism (1909-1939).'

    • Alison Baxter

      Alison Baxter

      Department of English and Modern Languages

      ‘Debatable Lands: exploring the boundaries of fiction and non-fiction through family history.’

    • Polly Bell

      Polly Bell

      School of Education

      'Exploring creativity in teaching and learning in innovative science and arts primary practitioners’ lessons.'

    • Cheryl Birdseye

      Cheryl Birdseye

      Department of English and Modern Languages

      'The Rise of Female Testimony on the Early Modern Stage.'

    • Hester Bradley

      Hester Bradley

      Department of English and Modern Languages

      ‘The Woman in the Moon in John Lyly and William Shakespeare.’

    • Ross Brooks

      Ross Brooks

      School of History, Philosophy and Culture

      ‘Evolution’s Closet: The New Biology and Homosexuality in Britain, 1885-1967.’

    • Sophie Edwards

      Sophie Edwards

      Department of Social Sciences

      ‘A comparison of craniomandibular ontogeny between hominoids of the Late Miocene and Early Pliocene in relation to contemporary climate change and paleoecological shifts.’

    • Rachel Egloff

      Rachel Egloff

      Department of English and Modern Languages

      ‘A Study of the Life and Works of Baroness Blaze de Bury: A Counter-narrative of Women’s Involvement in Nineteenth Century European International Politics.’

    • Jane Freebody

      Jane Freebody

      School of History, Philosophy and Culture

      'What did they do all day? Patient work, psychiatry and society in France and England, 1900-1940.'

    • Alfred Fullah

      Alfred Fullah

      School of Law

      'The Legacy of the Special Court for Sierra Leone (SCSL).'

    • Poppy Gibson

      Poppy Gibson

      School of Education

      'Her, Herself and She: Girls’ Constructions of Identity through Online Communications.'

    • Chris Griffiths

      Chris Griffiths

      Department of English and Modern Languages

      'Authenticity in the work of W.G.Sebald and Bruce Chatwin.'

    • Sally Howard

      Sally Howard

      School of Education

      'A cross-phase investigation contrasting primary and science teachers’ understanding of, and pedagogic practice related to science inquiry.'

    • Shamsa Khan

      Shamsa Khan

      School of History, Philosophy and Culture

      'Can Personal Identity be defined by emotional continuity?'

    • Aimee Oxley

      Aimee Oxley

      Department of Social Sciences

      'Great ape conservation in the matrix: investigating the socio-ecological responses of chimpanzees living in a forest-farm mosaic, Uganda.'

    • Kat Scott

      Kat Scott

      Department of Social Sciences

      'Orangutans in the New Frontier: Strategies for Survival in Altered Landscapes'

    • Sarah Slator

      Sarah Slator

      School of History, Philosophy and Culture

      'Politics in the Court Room: International Diplomacy, the Global Anti-Apartheid Movement and the Rivonia Trial, South Africa, 1963-64'

    • Miranda Strubel

      Miranda Strubel

      Department of Social Sciences

      'Shared Landscapes: the reintroduction of red kite in the UK.’

    • Sarah Waters

      Sarah Waters

      Department of English and Modern Languages

      ‘Melancholia Past, Melancholia Present.’

    • Anne Youngson

      Anne Youngson

      Department of English and Modern Languages

      'Once Upon a Time: A study into how stories begin.'

  • Alumni Profiles

    Research student alumni profiles from the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences.

    • Melanie Bashor

      Melanie Bashor

      School of History, Philosophy and Culture

      'Engineering Tolerance: Evaluating the Origins of Multicultural Education Policies in the Atlantic World, 1944-1988.'

    • Daniel Butcher

      Daniel Butcher

      School of Education

      'Figuring and Becoming: Developing identities among beginning nursing students'

    • Sarah Frodsham

      Sarah Frodsham

      School of Education

      'Developing creativity within primary science teaching and considering how assessment strategies can augment this process.'

    • Catriona Gilmour-Hamilton

      Catriona Gilmour-Hamilton

      School of History, Philosophy and Culture

      'Bodies in the Service of "The Patient Body": Expectations, Discourse and Experiences of Cancer Research in Britain, 1960-2010.'

    • Rosemary Leadbeater

      Rosemary Leadbeater

      School of History, Philosophy and Culture

      'Experiencing smallpox in eighteenth-century England.'

    • Caroline Rond

      Caroline Rond

      School of Education

      ‘Imaginary Companions: An Exploration of Adult Memory Narratives.’