Staff Directory

This staff directory features research profiles for research and academic staff in the Institute of Education.

IoE Team

The IoE team are currently involved in research and development projects that span all areas of education, as well as supporting the development of research capacity amongst academic staff within the Institute of Education.  There are research clusters with a particular focus on: early years, didgital learning, developing pedagogy and professional practice, education policy and lifelong learning.  

Research Careers with IoE

A clear career progression route has been established in IoE that provides research students and emerging researchers with high levels of initial support from a cluster of colleagues, from undertaking internally-based research projects through to initial attempts at acquiring external funds and submitting publications.

As staff develop their research profile and consolidate their areas of interest, they are able to become Research Fellows where they receive enhanced mentoring from senior researchers within IoE.

Research Students

We have many PhD and Professional Doctorate Students carrying out research in wide range of areas. To find out more about our Doctoral Students see Meet our PhD Students and Meet our EdD Students.  

CREC Studentships

The following students are being funded by the Centre for Research in Early Childhood (CREC)

  • Menna Godfrey, Studenship
  • Helen Lyndon, Studentship
  • Elizabeth Rouse, Studentship
  • Faye Stanley, Senior Lecturer Early Childhood and Studentship

Research Associates

Associates support and advise on a range of research projects and tenders. They have a breadth of experience of in research, policy and practice. If you are interested in becoming an associate please get in touch.

Academic Staff

Research opportunities for all staff

All staff within the Institute of Education have the opportunity to develop their research interests through mentoring support, research cluster memberships, sabbatical opportunities and support for conference attendance and dissemination activities. Additionally, our annual staff research conference gives them a chance to present their research in a supportive environment. Ongoing study leave and early career researcher programmes provide staff with periods of release from all other duties, along with a programme of mini-sabbaticals that allowing staff at different points in their career to have the opportunity for study leave during which they can develop specific research opportunities.

  • Ada Adeghe, Principal Lecturer CPD
  • Balbir Ahir, Senior Lecturer Primary Maths
  • Michael Alcock, ITE Primary Education
  • Dr Ben Andrews, E Learning Coordinator 
  • Diana Bannister MBE, Assistant Director Pedagogic Partnerships and Head of Postgraduate Taught Provision
  • Dr Brendan Bartram, Senior Lecturer Education Studies
  • Sandi Bates, ITE Primary Education
  • Tess Bayliss, ITE Primary Education
  • Kay Bennett,Childhood and Family Studies
  • Peter Bennett, Senior Lecturer PCE
  • Dr Stephanie Brewster, Senior Lecturer SNIS
  • Dr Zeta Brown, Lecturer in Childhood, Family and Community Studies
  • Christy Caddick, Primary Education
  • Edward Carline, Secondary Education
  • Diane Cochrane, Secondary Maths
  • Dr David Cooper, Senior Lecturer Secondary Maths
  • Nicola Copitch, Senior Lecturer Secondary English
  • Dr Andrew Cramp, Principal Lecturer Education Studies and Head of Doctoral Studies
  • Dr Linda Devlin, Head of International
  • Tracey Edwards, Childhood and Family Studies
  • Julia Enright, Childhood and Family Studies
  • Sue Fawson, Senior Lecturer Early Primary
  • Susan Giacoletto, Schools Direct Manager
  • Fay Glendenning, Secondary Programme Director
  • Bill Green, Senior Lecturer Secondary Science
  • Ann Groll, PCE
  • Paul Gurton, Senior Lecturer Primary Languages
  • Dr Valerie Hall, Lifelong Learning Partnerships
  • Peter Harwood, Special Needs and Inclusion Studies
  • Debbie Haynes, Secondary Education
  • Robert Heath, Senior Lecturer, Primary Science
  • Dot Heslop, Secondary PE Pathway Leader
  • Dr Anne Hollinshead, Principal Lecturer SNIS
  • Dr Julie Hughes, Head of Post Compulsory Education
  • Andy Hutchinson, Head of Primary Education
  • Clair Jenkins, Primary ITE Programme Director
  • Graham Jones, Childhood and Family Studies
  • Greg Jones, Primary / Secondary 
  • Cathie Lacey, Senior Lecturer PCE
  • Gurpinder Lalli, Lecturer Education, Childhood, Family and Community Studies
  • Catherine Lamond, Senior Lecturer SNIS
  • Prof Peter Lavender, Professor in Education
  • Dr Lydia Lewis, Post-Doctoral Research Fellow
  • Carl Longmore, Special Needs and Inclusion Studies
  • Theresa Loughlin, Post Compulsory Education
  • Emma Luckhurst, ITE Primary Education
  • Helen Lyndon, Childhood and Family Studies
  • Sarah Mander, Primary
  • Simi McConnell, Primary Science
  • Rachel Morgan-Guthrie, Secondary Psychology Pathway Leader
  • Bill Myers, Senior Lecturer Psychology
  • John Owen, ITE Secondary
  • Lisa Page, Childhood and Family Studies 
  • Helen Perkins, Childhood and Family Studies
  • Saphiya Rajer, Education Studies
  • Gavin Rhoades, Senior Lecturer Secondary ICT
  • Lynn Richards, Senior Lecturer Early Childhood
  • Mike Rickhuss, Senior Lecturer Secondary Maths
  • Karl Royle, Head of Business Development
  • Dr Tunde Rozsahegyi, Senior Lecturer SNIS
  • Paul Salter, Graduate Teaching Assistant Childhood and Family Studies
  • Ron Sargent, Senior Lecturer Secondary DT
  • Greg Shilton, Secondary Computing 
  • Marc Smale, Senior Lecturer Primary ICT
  • Matt Smith, Senior Lecturer Primary
  • Sean Starr, Senior Lecturer Secondary Science
  • Peter Taylor, Senior Lecturer Secondary Science
  • Dr David Thompson, Senior Lecturer SNIS
  • Prof John Traxler, Professor of Digital Learning
  • Dr Maria Tsouroufli, Reader in Education
  • Prof Alan Tuckett, Professor in Education
  • Dr Christopher Wakeman, Primary Admissions
  • Tracey Wallis, Senior Lecturer ITE
  • Dr Robert White, Reader in Education
  • Julie Wilde, Post Complusory Education
  • Dr Joanne Winwood, Senior Lecturer SNIS
  • Paul Wiseman, Senior Lecturer Education Studies
  • Jenny Worsley, Senior Lecturer Early Childhood
  • Alison Wren, Special Needs and Inclusion Studies
  • Victoria Wright, Senior Lecturer

Research careers with IoE

A clear career progression route has been established in IoE that provides research students and emerging researchers with high levels of initial support from a cluster of colleagues, from undertaking internally-based research projects through to initial attempts at acquiring external funds and submitting publications.

As staff develop their research profile and consolidate their areas of interest, they are able to become Research Fellows where they receive enhanced mentoring from senior researchers within IoE.