Moray House School of Education and Sport

Research students A-Z

Research students at Moray House School of Education and Sport.

Current research students

Name (sorted in ascending order) Thesis title
Sara Abahussain (PhD student) Exploring the Impacts of Public Kindergarten Expansion Project in Relation to Class Equity in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
Luke Addison (PhD student) Bringing Children's Voices to the Fore of 'Learning for Sustainability'
Fatma Busra Aksoy Kumru (PhD student) Active citizenship in early years: Listening to children on decision-making
Ghaleyah Alajmi (PhD student) Effectiveness of Behaviour Management Program for Students with Down syndrome under Inclusive Education in Kuwait
Ezra James Alexander (PhD student) Language Editing, Norm-formation and Standard English in Research Publications by non-L1 Writers of English
Helen Alfano (PhD student) Supporting the best, better: developing the science behind sport science and medicine delivery
Mohammad Alkuwari (PhD student) Exploring student experience of student affairs in Education City, Qatar
Stuart Allan (PhD student) Enmeshed experiences? Enactments of digital pedagogy in an international online MBA
Mary Allison (PhD student) Realist Synthesis and Evaluation of Step Count Challenge
Athary Almuhanna (PhD Research Student) The effects of Flipped Classroom Model on the learning environment in the light of constructivism
Nada Alsayegh (PhD student) The Cultural Implications of Arabic Massive Open Online Courses in the Middle East
Soha Altayar (PhD student) Needs Analysis and Course design: In Arabic for Academic Purposes at the Princess Nourah University (PNU), Riyadh, Saudi Arabia (case study)
Valentina Andries (PhD student) Promoting play in a children's hospital: a person-centred approach to technology design with families
Daniel Astridge (MScR student) Performance and physiological adaptations following altitude training in elite collegiate swimmers; effect of training load, sleep quality and acclimatisation
Sarah Austin (PhD student) Teacher Development in Refugee Contexts
Barbara Becnel (PhD student) Culture of the Condemned: A Critique of How Death Row Became a Symbol of Heroism for America's Street-Gang Generation
Lucy Blackburn (PhD student) Factors affecting the distribution of student borrowing in Scotland: From universal entitlements to unequal outcomes
Sharon Boyd (PhD student) Place-responsive higher education at a distance
Colin Brough (PhD student) What do the stories, told by boys and young men from one foster home, tell us about their upbringing with a single male foster carer?
Michael Budzenski (PhD student) The impact of English-medium instruction on students' English language proficiency in higher education
Andrew Burns (PhD student) Interdisciplinary approach to performance support or Coaching by Committee
Eileen Burns (PhD student) Are the assessments being used to assess Scottish deaf pupils fit for purpose and the assessment special arrangements used by deaf pupils the best choice to provide the best level of access?
Serif Cakiray (PhD student) Exploring the Barriers to Inclusion Which Embedded Within the Socio Ecological Systems of Refugee Children with Disabilities: A Socio-Ecological Analysis
Eleanor Capaldi (PhD student) Unlike a Version: The Lives of Digitised Artworks
Dominique Carlier (EdD student) Linking Personnel Performance Appraisal System/Process Management and International Development Project Management Success - A Focus on Workforce Engagement
Sue Chapman (PhD student) Changing the Discourse: Self-cultivation for a sustainable teaching profession
Dandan (Doreen) Chen (PhD research student) The impact of visual art based methods in second language acquisition: intertwining illustration in a L2 classroom instructed setting
Sakie Chiba-Mooney (PhD student) Heritage Identity and Language Development: The role of extra-curricular activities in Japanese complementary school in Scotland
Dana Cohlmeyer (PhD student) Contemporary Youth Work, Digital Possibilities: Investigating the influence of technology on the nature and purpose of youth work
Anthea Coleman-Chan Academic staff perspectives on community-engaged teaching and learning
Helen Collins (PhD student) The effect of a resistance training intervention on physical activity levels in youths
Rosie Collins (PhD student) Developing and facilitating psychomotoric concomitants of high level performance
Graham Condie (PhD student) Experiencing and living with Cerebral Palsy or a similar neurological condition and finding meaning in recreation and disability sport
Eva Coral Almeida (PhD student) Breaks from sitting and their effects on musculoskeletal spinal tissues in adults
Fiona Couper Kenney (PhD student) How do children, parents and professionals understand school non-attendance? Exploring tensions in policy and practice in Scotland
Roy Crichton (MScR student) TBC
Sepideh Daghbandan (PhD student) A Study of English Vague Language Use and its Perceived Social Function by Native and Non-Native Speakers of English in UK University Classrooms
Robin Dallas-Childs (PhD student) Exploring the experiences of looked after children and young people in Scotland
Bethan Davies (PhD student) The challenges of providing an inclusive environment within registered childminders' settings
Denise Dewar (MScR student) Measuring Quality in Initial Teacher Education (MQuITE): University of Edinburgh Physical Education graduate students perspectives on initial teacher education
Margarida Dias (PhD student) Three-Dimensional Kinematics and Bio-energetics in Backstroke Swimming
Paul Downes (PhD student) Evaluating perceptions of high level S and C coaches on the types of knowledge and skills needed, and their relevance to work in the field
Marshall Dozier (EdD student) DE Conceptualisations of information and data handling
Stuart Dunbar (PhD student) Exploring public engagement with science involving young people: a case study approach
Chris Duncan (PhD student) Creating Space in Invasion Games
Noreen Dunnett (PhD student) Re-imagining disengagement from learning: the sociomaterial practices of classrooms and digital game spaces.
Barbara Dzieciatko (PhD student) Making Sense of Teachers' Communities of Practice with Social and Epistemic Network Analysis
Anthony Elloway (EdD student) English for Academic Purposes (EAP)
Miranda Eodanable (PhD student) Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder: An Exploration of Professionals’ and Young People’s Views on Diagnosis
Cagla Ergul (PhD student) Investigating inclusive education for children identified as having special educational needs or disabilities (SEND) by focusing on social communication and participation for the educational and sociological domain
Stuart Farmer (PhD student) The alignment of policy and practice for the career-long professional learning of teachers in Scotland
Ashley Ferkol (PhD student) Evaluating the Key Teamwork Competencies, Cognitive Demands and Context Factors that Contribute to Effective Training in Emergency Response Teams
Maureen Finn (EdD student) Young people from Travelling families in Scotland
Christiana Fizet (PhD student) Ontario history teacher candidates’ understandings of and orientations to Canadian history
Jagdeep Gill (PhD student) Role of motivation of children in English language learning in India
Andy Grech (PhD student) An investigation into the extrinsic factors that hinder sports development and capabilities in Malta
Steffan Griffin (PhD student) Rugby Union, and Health and Wellbeing
Fangyi Guan (PhD student) Exploring the link between studying abroad and student employability: A study of international students in Chinese universities
Chris Hambley (PhD student) Spatial theory in education
Juliet Hancock (EdD student) An investigation of teachers' pedagogic capacity and their cross-professional working skills
Christian Hanser (PhD student and MSc tutor) A Scottish classroom beyond walls? Investigating student teachers' negotiations of meaning when applying transformative pedagogies through a mobile tiny house as experimental classroom
Stephanie Hardley (PhD student) Understanding mental, social, and emotional wellbeing for socially and economically disadvantaged pupils attending "middle class" schools
Jen Harris (PhD student) A project to deepen the research into parenting in youth sport with the aim of constructing a parental educational program to support parents and help improve their child's sporting journey
Louise Hawxwell (PhD student) Impact of Early Experiences on Perceptions and Practices of Outdoor Learning in Primary Education Trainees
Chad Hemady (PhD student) Using Children's Storybooks as a Prevention Strategy for Online Sexual Abuse and Exploitation in the Philippines
Ana Hibert (PhD student) Automated Writing Evaluation as a tool to help ESL students improve their academic writing
Matthew Holmes (PhD student) Sport and International Development Partnerships in Zambia
Huaiyuan Huang (PhD student) Ethnic Solidarity Education and Identity Construction: Migrant Ethnic Korean Youth in Changchun City, Northeast China
Yu-Tang [Oliver] Huang (PhD student) Rapid Expanded Asian Higher Education and Social Justice: Discovering systematic social transformations result from state level strategies and governance of higher education in China
Farhat Hussain (EdD student) Exploring professionalism of lecturers of history in British universities
Andrina Inglis (EdD student) How teachers conceptualise their actions with the student teacher
Ann Jamieson (EdD student) Teach First participants' perceptions of the extent to which their professional learning experiences have enabled or constrained the development of their capabilities and values in addressing issues of educational disadvantage
Hamish Johnson (PhD student) Exercise & rehabilitation in children with Cerbral Palsy (CP)
Anastasia Kalokyri (PhD student) Young people labelled with ADHD, complex social identities and school experiences in Scottish context: Moving beyond deficit labels
Argyris Karapitsanis (PhD student) The utilization of drama in education as a tool for learning for primary school children, in museums and galleries
Anne Kent (PhD student) The Self - Reported Health and Well-being of the Children of Scottish Prisoners
Urvi Khasnis (PhD student) Establishing the role of sporting pathways and sport psychology in the Indian sports system
Nicola Kiernan (PhD student) Mind over Matter - Digital STEM Education... Child's Play?
Agnieszka Kwiatkowska (PhD student) The influence of parental attitude on the acquisition of a second language by children who become bilingual as a result of migration
Brendan Kwiatkowski (PhD student) Healthy masculinity and adolescence: Resilience to restrictive masculinity
Minkyung Kwon (PhD Research Student) Gender Perspectives of South Korean Students in Designing Sex Education
Nicky Laing (PhD student) SPEHS Monitoring and understanding the walking behaviour of older adult Paths for All walkers
Nicholas Lam (PhD student) Development, validity and reliability of the mental fatigue protocol
Liz Latto The Politics of Professionalisation: the changing roles of practitioners within Early Learning and Childcare
Shang-Zhan Lee (PhD student) Teachers' beliefs and practices concerning outdoor learning in Taiwanese characteristic schools
Ethan Lewis (PhD student) The Impacts of Community Gardening
Chuchu Li (PhD student) The Effect of Standing Desks on School-age Children’s Sedentary Behavior, Classroom Behavior and Academic Performance
Junru Li (PhD student) The Construction of National Identity in Sport Media : A Comparison between China and the United Kingdom
Mengke (Sarah) Li (PhD student) Identity and Second Language Acquisition: The Case of Chinese as a Second or Foreign Language
Shu Li (PhD student) Chinese Parents Effective Involvement in Early Childhood Education: A Comparative Study
Jian Liao (PhD student) Equity and Inclusion in Education for Migrant Pupils in Urban China
Heini Lopponen (PhD student) The effects of voluntary breath control on the wellbeing of school children – the psychophysiological variables at play
Hang Lu (PhD student) The Disparity between Urban and Rural English Education in Basic Education and Foreign Language Education Policies in China - the Influence of Neoliberalism, the Commodification of Language and Fetishism
Tanya Lubicz-Nawrocka (PhD student) An Exploration of How Curriculum Co-Creation Advances Student and Staff Aims for Scottish Higher Education
Anne Macdonald (PhD student) The effects of mindfulness meditation in the workplace: a springboard for a high performing culture?
Lisa Macdonald (PhD student) An t-Ionnsachadh Òg: positive pedagogies for Gaelic 0-3 groups
Chris Mackie (PhD student) The role of natural heritage in supporting learning and development in Scotland
Chris Mackintosh (PhD student) 5-year READY study of 500 deaf young people moving on to college, university and work
Jane Malcolm (PhD student) Love, passion and professionalism
Keri McDonald (PhD student) Evolvement of SDP within the South African Context
David Meir (PhD student) The Transformational Potential of Sport
Cristian Mesquida Caldentey (PhD student) Influence of trunk neuromuscular factors on swimming biomechanics in well-trained swimmers
Sarah Minty (PhD student) Young people’s higher education decisions in Scotland: the influence of social class and family attitudes to higher education costs
Laura Mitchell (EdD student) Disrupting Deficit: engaging student teachers and teachers in 21st century Scotland with issues of social justice
Hoda Mobasseri (PhD student) How do adult learning classes promote women's citizenship and empowerment?
Stuart Moir (EdD student) Young people and learning for democracy: What is the 'really useful knowledge' which can help young people become active citizens
Gala Morozova (PhD student) Adaptive Expertise in Transplant Surgery: The Effects of Changing Organ Retrieval Practice on Individual and Team Performance
Maggie Mroczkowski (PhD student) Language use in the Scottish modern language classroom: Teacher and pupil attitudes, beliefs and perceptions
Zarina Muminova (PhD student) Parental Engagement in Early Childhood Education: Evidence from Wakhan, a rural area in Tajikistan
Dorothy Muraya Neriah (PhD student) Re-imagining how we understand, research and evaluate foster carer recruitment in England
Alison Murphy (PhD student) The Role of the Union Representative in Scottish Secondary Schools
Andrew M Murray (PhD student) Recovery in youth athletes: Human performance in a Qatari population
Andrew Murray (PhD student) Golf and Health Project
Aline Nardo (PhD student) Education and Evolution. A comparative study of Darwinism’s influence on educational theory in the UK, US and Germany”
Lakshmi Neelakantan (PhD student) Understanding young people’s experiences of the ISPCAN Child Abuse Screening Tool (ICAST-C): An investigation in Romania, South Africa, and the Philippines
Takuya Numajiri (PhD student) What Matters for Improving Basic School Mathematics Education in St. Lucia?
Mark Pace (PhD student) Exploring a male ballet dancers adolescent years and the different events and transitions that affected their talent development and how their interpersonal relationships influenced them during these different transitions and events
Lesley Page (PhD student) Experiential teaching and understanding the instructors awareness of learning processes
Anne Pankhurst (PhD student) Fitting Coach Education Programs in Sport to the Cultural Environment of the Coach
David Paterson (PhD student) Investigating the use of mental routines in the post shot period and their impact on performance of clay pigeon shooters in competition
Susanne Paulus (PhD student) Exploring outdoor activities for people with refugee and migrant biographies / Relational processes in an intercultural and inclusive community garden
Marianna Pavan (PhD student) The quest for stable and peaceful multicultural societies in Europe: Finding an answer in sport as a tool for interreligious dialogue
Iain Philip (PhD student) Syrian refugees learning English in Scotland
John Pierce (PhD student) Outdoor learning in Ireland
Giulia Pinton (PhD student) Differences in Academia: Factors Impacting European Postgraduate Students¿ Academic Experience in the UK
Amy Price (PhD student) Learning and performance returns from using digital game design principles in sport coaching
Diego Rates (PhD student) Student Experience Analytics
Gerard Remkes (EdD student) Incongruence between perceived need for training and motivation to learn. Factors influencing the learning motivation of nursing staff in dialysis settings.
Alexia Revueltas Roux (PhD student) Quest for Science: Cognitive neurocorrelates of embodied learning in early childhood for science thinking development in museum exhibitions
Craig Riddle (PhD student) Objective measures of impaired lower limb impairments in RaceRunning athletes with Cerebral Palsy
Faiz Rozlan (PhD student) Social Stratification in the Admission Process of Malaysian Public Universities: Fact or Fiction?
Sian Salmon (PhD Research Student) Physical Demands of Competitive Dance: What are the demands and are current training and nutritional programmes sufficient?
Erin Sanchez (PhD student) Developing Talent in Dance: What is needed and how are young dancers best prepared?
Sabina Savadova (PhD student) Using living journals to explore the role of digital media in young children’s everyday experiences: Listening to families’ stories in Azerbaijan
Alice Jing Shan (PhD student) Exploring Internationalization of Higher Education: The Role of English in Chinese Postgraduate Student Experience in the UK
Shuanghui [Sofia] Shan (PhD student) The transformation of learner identity: Exploring Chinese Masters students’ transitions to UK higher education
Brian Shannan (PhD student) Dynamic soundfield with an active learning environment
Gizem Silistire (PhD student) Exploring young children's daily experiences in the nursery classroom: Building classroom culture
Sonia Sjollema (PhD student) Dealing with diversity in Makerspaces: a social pedagogical approach
Carol Smith (EdD student) Supporting transitions from pre-school to primary 1: how do expectations of the key stakeholders link to policy and practices?
Stephen Sowa (PhD student) Reimagining Quality Secondary Education in Kenya: Building the Capacity of In-Service Teachers to Enact Learner-Centred Pedagogy
Jill Steel (PhD student) Children's Emotional Wellbeing and Reading: Exploring the influence of Reading to Dogs
Robby Steel (EdD student) Recording Issues of Professional Performance in Medical Students and Doctors
Guy Stern (MScR student) Assessing Training Modalities Effect on Mobility in Recreational Senior and Masters Athletes
Lewis Stockwell (PhD student) The Educational Aims of Canoeing
Anli Su (PhD student) Teachers' Perceptions and Experiences of Continuing Professional Development (CPD) in Taiwan
Chen Su (PhD student) A research proposal concerning the influence of intercultural education on the formation of language learners' identity in Chinese universities
Xiaomei Sun (PhD student) A longitudinal study of extensive reading implementation in Chinese secondary schools
Jamie Taylor (PhD student) The Evolution of Excellence' Investigating progression through a talent pathway
Ammar Tekin (PhD student) Personal and Professional Identity Development of Turkish EFL Teachers
Clare Thomson (PhD student) Tensions in reflective practice - exploring the everyday reflective work of undergraduate medical students - an institutional ethnography
Graham Thomson (PhD student) The leadership for learning of Scottish secondary school Head Teachers
Linda Thomson (EdD student) To what extent do the strategic fit and new managerial models explain practice at individual college level in the College sector in Scotland?
Xiaomeng Tian (PhD student) A qualitative study of pedagogical relationships at PGT level in the UK
Wendy Timmons (PhD student) The embodied experiences and health risk of hypermobility in a dance narrative
Christos Toumazou (PhD student) The impact of football-based community programmes on improving educational attainment in Scotland
Sarah Treloar (PhD student) Online social network sites for language development
Corissa Vella White (PhD student) Sport policy in Malta, sport policy in other small states, elite athletes, infrastructure, athlete schemes
Dorothea Christiana Vincent (PhD student) Does civil society need a new institution to progress its development?
Shrikant Wad (PhD student) Social disparities amongst undergraduate disciplines: a realist inquiry into choice and affirmative action in India
Nur Salwa Binti Abdul Wahid (PhD student) Culture and the ESL classrooms in relation to willingness to communicate (WTC) at a higher learning institution in Malaysia
Chenqi Wang (PhD student) Body image and social media internalization of social, physical & facial ideals: gender, athletic and cultural differences in young adults
Marni Wedin (PhD student) An examination of the ethos perpetuated in Silicon Valley’s education programs through an interrogation of their success metrics
Katherine Westwood (PhD student) Participation in inclusive extracurricular activities constructed by the perspectives of children with disabilities
John Widdowson (PhD student) Transference of life skill in the sporting environment
Chloë Williamson (PhD student) Developing effective physical activity messages to enhance physical activity behaviour and mental health in University Students
Marika Wood (EdD student) How children's literature can be used to teach critical literacy skills to Arabic, adult learners
Yinhua [Ann] Wu (PhD student) What role does a cross-cultural context play in the development of teacher identity: a case study of a group of Chinese Language Assistances (CLAs)
Ning [Vicky] Xiao (PhD student) The Effects of a Walking Exercise Programme on Fall-Related Fitness, Body Composition, and Psychosocial Health in Sedentary Elderly Women
Xiaowen [Serina] Xie (PhD student) Global Englishes Language Teaching’s Influence on Teacher Identity and Learner Identity in Macau's Tertiary Education
Jing Xu (PhD student) Proposing Critical Literacy Approach in the Chinese Vocational EFL Classroom
Yifang Xu (PhD student) An investigation of Chinese academics’ attitudes towards English norms in the UK academic settings
Yujun [June] Xu (PhD student) Intercultural learning in youth sail training voyages
Chia-Ying [Annie] Yang (PhD student) Maintaining Daighi through Taiwanese Primary School Daighi Classes
Wen Ye (PhD student) The role of sport as a soft power asset for Britain and China to advance international relations
Chen Zhang (PhD student) Closing the Broch: Applicant to returnee, an ethnographic study of a group of Chinese students complete Scottish education journey to investigate how they make adjustments emotionally, cognitively and behaviourally that may influence their educational, sociocultural and employment success
Hao Zhang (PhD student) The interface between Scottish educational language policy and Mandarin pedagogy
Leijun Zhang (PhD student) Exploring teachers’ perceptions of reading strategies and their classroom practices of reading strategy use in Scottish secondary schools
Xiang [Cam] Zhao (PhD student) Unilateral resistance training in adolescent athletes
Yang Zhao (PhD student) Participation in Scottish Country Dancing in Edinburgh
Linsha [Lisa] Zhou (PhD student) Student teachers’ identity construction and their engagement with creativity during initial teacher education: A case study of one PGDE (Secondary) programme in Scotland
Qian Qian [Rebekah] Zhou (PhD student) Motivation VS Language Attainment: A longitudinal multiple-case study on a class of tertiary students learning Chinese in a UK master's programme

Graduated research students

Name (sorted in ascending order) Thesis title
Kahlid Abdul (EdD Graduate 2018) The Nature and Scope of Outdoor Education in the city state of Singapore
Siti Abdul Latif (PhD Graduate 2018) Designing a culturally sensitive screening tool in identifying students with Emotional and Behavioural difficulties in Brunei Darussalam
Stephanie Adams (PhD Graduate 2019) Development, delivery and assessment of the first concussion education programme for motor sports
Mary Andrew (EdD Graduate 2018) Exploring Gaelic-medium teachers' perceptions of professional learning for teaching Gaelic in and through the curriculum
Sarah Baeshin (PhD Graduate 2016) The impact of workshops on seven teachers’ beliefs and practices about the L1 use in a Saudi Arabian University
Assem Berniyazova (PhD Graduate 2018) Worldwide Diffusion of XXI Century Educational Innovations: Opportunities and challenges for educational institutions in Central Eurasia
Patrick Boxall (MScR Graduate 2019) Creativity and Interdisciplinary Learning within Curriculum for Excellence
Rosemary Buchanan (EdD Graduate 2017) The Notion of Truth: How lecturers in Higher Education view the phenomena of truth within the context of their teaching
Shams Bukhari (PhD Graduate 2017) Using Arabic as a strategy when teaching EFL in Saudi Arabia
Ania Byerly (PhD Graduate 2016) Scottish primary school teacher perspectives on multicultural and anti-racist education
Patricia Cacho (PhD Graduate 2016) Life Ambitions of black and minority ethnic young people in rural Scotland
Mario Cardona (PhD Graduate 2016) Drafting a way forward for community-based agriculture in Malta through an investment in education and training
Michele Carilo (PhD Graduate 2018) Portuguese as a Foreign Language Education in Brazil: Policy enactment and curricular development for PEC-G students
Carla Cebula (PhD Graduate 2019) The effects of economic, social and cultural capital at home and in the neighbourhood on young people's educational attainment
Eder Coelho Paula (PhD student) Educational Robotics Projects: Developing a Theoretically and Empirically Grounded Robotics Curriculum for Public Middle Schools in Alvorada/RS/Brazil
Murray Craig (EdD Graduate 2019) Information Communications and Technology in Physical Education
Dana Dabbous (PhD Graduate 2019) A Critical Inquiry into Education for Refugee Pupils: The construction of primary teachers' pedagogies in Glasgow
Alice Dias Lopes (PhD Graduate 2018) International Mobility in Higher Education: Understanding the dynamics of inequality and social stratification in the Brazilian educational system
Dafni Dima (PhD Graduate 2018) Labour market transitions before and during the Great recession in Europe
Andrew Drybrough (PhD Graduate 2019) Student and staff conceptualisations of critical thinking in academic writing at masters level
Richie Dunk (EdD Graduate 2016) Working at Hyperreality High; considering the teacher as a Baudrillardian simulacrum
Peter Evans (PhD Graduate 2017) The impacts of social media applications on the theory and practices of work based learning for professionals/ knowledge based occupations
Tim Fawns (PhD Graduate 2016) Blended Memory: Distributed Remembering and Forgetting through Digital Photography
Jo Forster (PhD Graduate 2018) 'Exit, loyalty and voice' the experience of adult learners in the context of de-industrialisation in North East England
Gary Fraser (PhD Graduate 2017) Delivering community engagement and participation – a contradiction in terms? A study into how professional Community Learning and Development Workers construct purpose and practice
Kotryna Fraser (PhD Graduate 2019) Perspectives on the interpersonal skills during sail training experience: The views of skippers, trainees, and parents
Katherine Friend (PhD Graduate 2016) Widening participation initiatives and the experience of underrepresented students at three elite institutions: a comparative study
Emilia Georgiou (PhD Graduate 2018) Constructions of Cultural Diversity and Intercultural Education in Cyprus: Critical Ethnographic Case Studies of 3 Greek-Cypriot Primary Schools
Tomohiro Gonjo (PhD Graduate 2017) Comparison of biomechanical and physiological characteristics between front crawl and back crawl
Stuart Gray (PhD Graduate 2017) Investigating the effectiveness of an active smart-phone game as a tool for improving executive function in children
Deborah Holt (EdD Graduate 2019) The Primary School Teacher's Responsibility to Promote Positive Mental Health
Xiaoyi [Charlotte] Hu (PhD Graduate 2019) Exploring young learners' anxiety about foreign language learning in China
Carolyn Hutchinson (EdD Graduate 2019) Building Families and 'Learning to Be: Grandparents' Care for Babies and Toddlers in Scotland
Srecko Joksimovic (PhD Graduate 2017) Networked Learning Analytics
Kostas Kalitsis (MPhil Graduate 2016) The effect of a ‘critical speed’ swimming set and a dryland training session on kinematic characteristics and biochemical indices of elite and intermediate level swimmers
Jiyoung Kim (PhD Graduate 2019) Developing School Culture to Enhance Inclusive Practice int the Classroom
Dr Jaroslaw Kriukow (PhD Graduate 2017) I can express Myself, but not My Self: Investigating English language identity of Polish migrants in Scotland
Krystallia Kyritsi (PhD Graduate 2018) Creativity in primary schools: Exploring perspectives on creativity within a Scottish primary school classroom
James Lamb (PhD Graduate 2019) Space, Sociomateriality, Sound - The Learning Spaces of Higher Education
Xin Luo (PhD Graduate 2019) Parents’ voices on WeChat: exploring the modernisation of early years’ education in China
Sarah MacIsaac (PhD Graduate 2017) The 'truth' about health: Critical inquiry and a health and wellbeing curriculum
Lorele MacKie (EdD Graduate 2016) Mentoring Primary Education Student Teachers: Understandings of Mentoring and Perceptions of the Use of Formative Assessment within the Mentoring Process
Justine MacLean (PhD Graduate 2018) The factors that enable and constrain physical education teachers to act as agents of change during large-scale educational reform
Noor Banu Mahadir (PhD Graduate 2017) Citizenship and civic engagement: An investigation into citizenship education in multi-ethnic Malaysia
Samir Mammadov (EdD Graduate 2016) Factors Impacting the Integration of One-to-One Computing Initiative into Learning and Teaching in Azerbaijan
Aaron Marshall (PhD Graduate 2017) Can virtue theory and its associated pedagogical approach supply experiential education with a framework for character formation?
Christina Mavropoulou (PhD Graduate 2017) Is Open-mindedness Necessary for Intellectual Well-being in Education? Bringing together Virtue, Knowledge and Well-being in Initial Teacher Education
Paul McMillan (PhD Graduate 2017) “To See Oursels”: A Qualitative Investigation of Secondary Physical Education Teachers’ Practice
Lynn McNair (PhD Graduate 2016) Rules, rules, rules and we’re not allowed to skip. An exploratory study: Listening to children’s voices about the transition to primary one.
Dulce Mendoza (PhD Graduate 2017) Social inequalities in young people's educational outcomes. A comparative study among upper secondary schools in Mexico
Raheleh Mireslami (PhD Graduate 2017) Critical thinking in religious education resources: A case study of four secondary schools in Scotland
Kenny Moffat (PhD Graduate 2018) An autoethnography of lifelong learning
Melissa Moncrieffe (PhD Graduate 2016) Interpretations of a model of Non-Formal Education: A critical, comparative case study analysis of national US and Scottish programs for young people
Diana Murdoch (PhD Graduate 2019) An exploration of the phenomenon of an inclusive education in the life world of young people, their parents and their teachers in a Scottish secondary school.
Nurfaradilla Nasri (PhD Graduate 2016) econceptualizing self-directed Learning in a Malaysian context
Clare Nugent (PhD Graduate 2017) Nature Kindergarten: A comparative study
Ibtihal Ramadan (PhD Graduate 2017) Investigation of Muslim Academics' Perceptions of Equality and Social Justice in their Educational Experiences at UK Universities
Emilee Rauschenberger (PhD Graduate 2017) International Policy Borrowing in Education - The Teach For America Model in Foreign Contexts
Jennifer Roberts (PhD Graduate 2018) An ethnographic study of how teenage girls accommodate or resist emphasized femininities in a progressive Scottish secondary school
Debbie Schachter (EdD Graduate 2019) Bridging the Gap Between Theory and Practice: Critical Information Literacy Teaching in Canadian Higher Education
Juliet Scott-Barrett (PhD Graduate 2019) Inclusive research in mainstream schools with adolescents with autism
Qijuan Shen (PhD Graduate 2019) Reform of Curriculum and Teaching in Research Universities:Is There A Liberal-Education Approach to Research-Excellence?
Sho Shimoyamada (PhD Graduate 2017) The Production of Scottish Open Gardens: Differences in Perception of Power
Charles Silvane (PhD Graduate 2016) A plural Moral Philosophical Perspctive on Citizenship Education
Divya Sivaramakrishnan (PhD Graduate 2019) Evaluating the health benefits of incorporating yoga into the physical activity plan of older adults
Natalia Sokolova (PhD Graduate 2016) Evaluation of the language proficiency component of a Russian University's final examination for prospective teachers of English as a Foreign Language in secondary schools.
Tina Stones (EdD Graduate 2019) Can an intervention package consisting of role play and meditation improve behavioural regulation, listening skills and reading comprehension in secondary school age young people?
Tessa Strain (PhD Graduate 2018) Using health survey physical activity monitoring data to support policy and practice
Sharifah Syed Abdullah (PhD Graduate 2018) Epistemological Diversity in Decontextualised Outdoor Environmental Education
Samya Taroom (PhD Graduate 2017) Quality Assurance in Higher Education in Oman
Rebekah L Tauritz (PhD Graduate 2019) Certain you're not sure? An inquiry into pedagogical strategies for teaching children how to manage uncertain knowledge about sustainability challenges
Jennifer Treacy [nee Salfen] (PhD Graduate 2017) Curricular Sports Programmes and Positive Youth Development in a Scottish context
Vicki Trowler (PhD Graduate 2016) Nomads in Contested Landscapes: Reframing Student Engagement and "Non-Traditionality" in Higher Education
Paul Udofia (MPhil Graduate 2019) Designing, Developing and Implementing an Effective E-Learning Model for Secondary School in Nigeria
Sumera Umrani (PhD Graduate 2016) Outcomes of English Language Teaching and Learning in Pakistan: A Case Study of University of Sindh
Jenestar Wanjiru (PhD Graduate 2016) Towards sustainable inclusion/retention of marginalised and vulnerable children: exploring leadership practices and perspectives in one primary school in Kenya
Susan Whittaker (PhD Graduate 2016) Cross border student flows in higher education
Sujin Yoon (PhD Graduate 2019) North Korean refugee children in South Korean schools

Research students listed by research area