PSYC6002 Qualitative Methods Psychology
PSYC5006 Cultural Perspectives in Psychology
PSYC7006 Intelligence and Individual Differences
Enquiries are welcome from potential PhD students who would like to do research in my areas of interest, in particular (i) transitions between home and school mathematics, including perspectives of children, parents and (ii) the impact of socio-cultural change on young people’s learning and cultural identity development, including perspectives of children, parents and teachers, (iii) children and parents’ experiences and understanding of their chronic illnesses.
Current Research Students
Parmida Mohammadpour, “Parents home-numeracy practices and children's performance in Primary School numeracy”
Past PhD students
Adil A. A AL Ghamdi “Acculturation Experiences and Identity Negotiations in Saudi Arabian International Students in the UK: From an Acculturation Perspective to a Dialogical Self Perspective”
John Hyslop “How Do Peer Networks Enable Service Users and Informal Carers to Obtain and Manage a Personal Budget? (MPhil)
Dan Butcher “Forming personal, professional and academic identities among Beginning Student Nurses’
Sarah Gillespie “Giving students a voice: A novel holistic approach to understanding and resolving the issues of retention and persistence in the UK”
Albana Canollari. “Parents’ social representations of their children’s schooling: the case of Albanian emigrants, returned emigrants and non-emigrants”.
Richard Newton. “Children’s mathematical learning in primary schools: understanding parental involvement”.
Sandy Oldfield. “Coping and Psychological Adjustment of Parents of Children with a Chronic Illness”
Ria O’Sullivan-Lago. “The dialogical self in a cultural contact zone: The impact of cultural continuity”
Evangelia Prokopiou "The development of pupils’ cultural and academic identities in supplementary and complementary schools’"
Akiko Watanable “Japanese children experiences with cancer”
Sarah O’Toole. “Understanding the Educational World of the Child: exploring the ways in which parents’ and teachers’ representations mediate the child’s mathematical learning in multicultural contexts”