Moray House School of Education and Sport

Research students

Find out about our postgraduate students and their research, grouped here by research thematic hub.

Advanced Quantitative Research in Education

Name (sorted in ascending order) Thesis title
Peter Barlow (PhD student) Disentangling the importance of individual, family and neighbourhood factors on educational outcomes using sibling data
Jiayang Wang (PhD student) Intergenerational income mobility and its implication to education policy: the case of China

Children and Young People

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) Investigating children's participation in everyday lives in a Froebelian nursery context
Ruth Barnes (PhD student) Protecting children when parents say 'yes': Understanding the impact of parental consent on safeguarding and children's experiences of violence through a case study in elite sport
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
Fiona Couper Kenney (PhD student) How do children, parents and professionals understand school non-attendance? Exploring tensions in policy and practice in Scotland
Robin Dallas-Childs (PhD student) Exploring the experiences of looked after children and young people in Scotland
Bethan Davies (PhD student) How has the COVID-19 pandemic impacted on Scottish Childminders and their services?
Miranda Eodanable (PhD student) Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder: An Exploration of Professionals’ and Young People’s Views on Diagnosis
Alkisti Kallinikou (PhD student) Being & Belonging: Exploring identities in contemporary YA fantasy influenced by Eastern European folklore and mythology
Anastasia Kalokyri (PhD Research Student) Young people labelled with ADHD, complex social identities and school experiences in Scottish context: Moving beyond deficit labels
Minkyung Kwon (PhD Research Student) Gender Perspectives of South Korean Students in Designing Sex Education
Liz Latto (PhD student) The Politics of Professionalisation: the changing roles of practitioners within Early Learning and Childcare
Shu Li (PhD student) Chinese Parents Effective Involvement in Early Childhood Education: A Comparative Study
Boshi Liu (PhD student) 6-8-year-old Chinese children's participation in choosing hobbies
Jane Malcolm (PhD student) Love, passion and professionalism
Zarina Muminova (PhD Student) Parental engagement in young children’s learning in rural Tajikistan
Dorothy Muraya Neriah (PhD student) Exploring Fostering Recruitment in England as a link to Permanence and Stability in Foster Care
Xuanyi Ren (PhD student) The understandings and practices of Chinese young people's participation in the context
Fatemeh Sadeghi (PhD student) A socially and culturally compatible ECE curriculum: A narrative approach to employing the sociocultural features of a context while adapting international curriculums and teacher training courses in Iran
Elena Santi (PhD student) Narrative fiction as a mirror and a window: Exploring adolescents' reading experiences
Gizem Silistire (PhD student) Exploring young children's daily experiences in the nursery classroom: Building classroom culture
Charlotte Webber (PhD student) Tackling the Drop-Off: Understanding the Teenage Reading Experience
Laura Weiner (PhD student) Understanding American Out-of-School Youth Development Policies and Practice through Young People, Practitioners, and Discourse Theory
Katherine Westwood (PhD student) Participation in inclusive extracurricular activities constructed by the perspectives of children with disabilities

Digital Education

Name (sorted in ascending order) Thesis title
Can Eda Alici (PhD student) Would Children's Computational Thinking Skills Affect Their Peer Relation
Stuart Allan (PhD student) Enmeshed experiences? Enactments of digital pedagogy in an international online MBA
Nada Alsayegh (PhD student) The Cultural Implications of Arabic Massive Open Online Courses in the Middle East
Valentina Andries (PhD student) Promoting play in a children's hospital: a person-centred approach to technology design with families
Sharon Boyd (PhD student) Place-responsive higher education at a distance
Eleanor Capaldi (PhD Research Student) The Lives of Digitised Artworks
Maureen Finn (EdD student) Young people from Travelling families in Scotland
Ana Hibert Santana (PhD student) Automated Writing Evaluation as a tool to help ESL students improve their academic writing
Cathy Hills (PhD student) Blinding Data: exploring data epistemologies in school
Nick Hood (PhD student) Circles around the grit: an enquiry into multi-modal pedagogy
Wan Faizatul Azirah Ismayatim (PhD student) Exploring ESL Lecturers' Synchronous and Asynchronous Corrective Feedback Strategies on Students' Learning of Academic Writing Via Computer-Mediated Environment
Nicola Kiernan (PhD student) Mind over Matter - Digital STEM Education... Child's Play?
Shikha Kumari (PhD student) Emerging Digital Technologies and their Influence in Higher Education: A Sociomateriality approach
Diego Rates (PhD student) Student Experience Analytics
Jack Reed (PhD student) The Influence of Mobile Devices and Social Media on the Transfer of Learning in Residential Outdoor Experiences
Alexia Revueltas Roux (PhD student) What does engagement look like in early science learning? Understanding multimodality in engagement
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
Clare Thomson (PhD student) Tensions in reflective practice - exploring the everyday reflective work of undergraduate medical students - an institutional ethnography
Sarah Treloar (PhD student) Online social network sites for language development
Gurmit Uppal (PhD student) Children's online experiences: A case study exploring children's and teachers' perceptions of occurrence, typology, impact and resilience in relation to online bullying and its connection to school-based bullying
Marni Wedin (PhD student) An examination of the ethos perpetuated in Silicon Valley’s education programs through an interrogation of their success metrics
Chen Wu (PhD student) Problematising the use of digital media in parent-practitioner collaboration: a Chinese perspective

Language, Interculturality and Literacies

 

Name (sorted in ascending order) Thesis title
Ezra James Alexander (PhD student) Language Editing, Norm-formation and Standard English in Research Publications by non-L1 Writers of English
Rabab Alhaddab (PhD student) Evaluating the Use of Portfolios as an Assessment Tool for Students Writing in Arabic as a Second Language
Kawla Alhamad (PhD student) The Impact of Augmented Reality (AR) Books on the Reading Comprehension and Reading Enjoyment of Struggling Readers
Alia Aljoofi (PhD student) What Do You Mean by "you rock"? Implementation of Pragmatics in EFL Classroom: A Framework for Teaching Pragmatics in Saudi Arabia
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)
Xiuxiu [Daisy] Bao (PhD student) An Investigation into the Factors of Mentoring Undergraduates in Research Projects: A Faculty Motivation Perspective
Michael Budzenski (PhD student) The impact of English-medium instruction on students' English language proficiency in higher education
Maggie Chan (PhD student) Representations and Stereotypes of Special Educational Needs and Disabilities in Picture Books
Dandan [Doreen] Chen (PhD student) Visual Languaging: Exploring Visualisation in Language and Cognitive Development through a Pluriliteracies Model in Online EFL Classrooms
Jun Chen (PhD student) Effects of process approach on the reducing of writing anxiety of college students in China
Suling Chen (PhD student) Examining Creativity in College English Teaching in China: a grounded theory study
Sakie Chiba-Mooney (PhD student) Heritage Identity and Language Development: The role of extra-curricular activities in Japanese complementary school in Scotland
Beatrice Clegg (PhD student) "Maybe we can have a try" Chinese English hedging devices and native English teacher attitudes in the university context
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
Mariel Deluna (PhD student) Secondary School Modern Language Teachers' Perspectives on "Race" and Language: Racializing Languages in Scottish Education
Leila Eerikainen (PhD student) Languaging for thinking in science
Fangyi Guan (PhD student) Exploring the link between studying abroad and student employability: A study of international students in Chinese universities
Jesús Hernández González (PhD student) Academic literacies for deeper learning: A longitudinal study of CLIL in Primary Science Classrooms
Jingting Hu (PhD student) Examining staff perceptions of conducting research and teaching in Chinese Sino-foreign universities
Afidatul Husniyah (PhD student) Creativity in Indonesian EFL Contexts: Bridging Theory, Policy, And Practice
Mengke [Sarah] Li (PhD student) Identity and Second Language Acquisition: The Case of Chinese as a Second or Foreign Language
Yanghe Liu (PhD student) Teacher continuing professional development in Shared Learning Spaces: providing feedback in technology-assisted English language teaching context
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
Lisa Macdonald (PhD student) An t-Ionnsachadh Òg: positive pedagogies for Gaelic 0-3 groups
Hannah Morris (MScR student) Raising awareness of English as a lingua franca within English language teaching in The Association of Southeast Asian Nations- The effect on curriculum design and student identity
Maggie Mroczkowski (PhD student) Language use in the Scottish modern language classroom: Teacher and pupil beliefs, attitudes and perceptions
Iain Philip (PhD student) Syrian refugees learning English in Scotland
Giulia Pinton (PhD student) The experience of PGT international students: Collaborative learning and intercultural communication in online settings
Lianya Qiu (PhD student) Roles, Challenges, and Future Prospects of Complementary schools - a Comparative Study of Polish and Chinese Complementary Schools in Scotland
Alice Jing Shan (PhD student) Exploring Internationalization of Higher Education: The Role of English in Chinese Postgraduate Student Experience in the UK
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
Anne Thirkell (PhD student) A Study of the Pedagogical Approaches used by Gaelic-Medium Primary Teachers to Develop Gaelic Language in Gaelic-Medium Education
Sarah Treloar (PhD student) Online social network sites for language development
Yurou Wei (PhD student) Using Storytelling for Fourth Grade Students to Learn English Writing in Chinese Primary Schools
Xuande Wu (PhD student) Culture shock, acculturation and second language learning motivation: an analytical study of Chinese international students pursuing a Master’s degree at higher education institutions in Scotland
Yanru Xin (PhD student) The Effect of Content and Language Integrated Learning Courses on English Undergraduates' Intercultural Communicative Competence
Jing Xu (PhD student) Proposing Critical Literacy Approach in the Chinese Vocational EFL Classroom
Yifang Xu (PhD student) An investigation of Chinese academics’ language attitudes towards English language norms in UK universities
Mei-Hua Yang (PhD student) Mobile‐assisted language learning, L2 learners' motivation, and learners' burnout
Yalin Yin (PhD student) Race, gender, nationality, and identity: a critical interpretation of Chinese students' study abroad experience
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
Yuchong Zhang (PhD student) Exploring factors influencing Chinese students' LOTE motivational selves
Yue Zhu (PhD student) Scottish Chinese Students’ Ethnic identity and School Performance: A Longitudinal Mixed-methods Study

Social Justice and Inclusion

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
Fatma Busra Aksoy-Kumru (PhD student) Investigating children's participation in everyday lives in a Froebelian nursery context
Ghaleyah Alajmi (PhD student) Effectiveness of Behaviour Management Program for Students with Down syndrome under Inclusive Education in Kuwait
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
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
Giulia Carozzi (PhD student) Feeling to live in a legitimate space: towards global citizenship and its education as an ethics of care
Fiona Couper Kenney (PhD student) How do children, parents and professionals understand school non-attendance? Exploring tensions in policy and practice in Scotland
Robin Dallas-Childs (PhD student) Exploring the experiences of looked after children and young people in Scotland
Bethan Davies (PhD student) How has the COVID-19 pandemic impacted on Scottish Childminders and their services?
Barbara Dzieciatko- Szendrei (PhD student) Making Sense of Teachers' Communities of Practice with Social and Epistemic Network Analysis
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
Jianing Fu (PhD student) How does COVID-19 affect children's access to urban green spaces: A comparative study between advantaged and disadvantaged family in urban China
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
Hazhari Ismail (PhD student) Equitable Quality Education: How Schools Enact Policy
Anastasia Kalokyri (PhD Research Student) Young people labelled with ADHD, complex social identities and school experiences in Scottish context: Moving beyond deficit labels
Anne Kent (PhD student) The Self - Reported Health and Well-being of the Children of Scottish Prisoners
Selin Korkmaz (PhD student)
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
Liz Latto (PhD student) The Politics of Professionalisation: the changing roles of practitioners within Early Learning and Childcare
Ethan Lewis (PhD student) The Impacts of Community Gardening
Yan Liang (PhD student) Gender Inequality in Higher Education in China: A Comparative Analysis between Eastern and Western China
Jian Liao (PhD student) Equity and Inclusion in Education for Migrant Pupils in Urban China
Morgan Ludington (PhD student) Menstruation Stigmas: Discovering the Past, Understanding the Present, and Directing the Future
Yuemiao Ma (PhD student) Citizenship education embedded in Model United Nations: a comparative study amongst Scottish and Chinese secondary school students
Jane Malcolm (PhD student) Love, passion and professionalism
Keren Miguel (PhD student) Inclusion within the classroom – Educators’ perceptions of learners with special educational needs in Trinidad and Tobago.
Sarah Minty (PhD student) Young people’s higher education decisions in Scotland: the influence of social class and family attitudes to higher education costs
Alison Murphy (PhD student) The Role of the Union Representative in Scottish Secondary Schools
Anne O'Donnell (PhD student) Learning to challenge epistemic injustice: collective advocacy and mental health law reform in Scotland
Susanne Paulus (PhD student) Exploring outdoor activities for people with refugee and migrant biographies / Relational processes in an intercultural and inclusive community garden
Xue Qin (PhD student) Gender differences of the elderly in receiving lifelong learning in first-tier cities in China
Faiz Rozlan (PhD student) The Impact of Ethnic-Quota System on Social and Applied Science’s Undergraduate Students’ Entry Experience in Malaysia
Gizem Silistire (PhD student) Exploring young children's daily experiences in the nursery classroom: Building classroom culture
Jiyuan Song (PhD student) Parental investment in education: An ethnographic case study of first and second generation Chinese immigrant families in Scotland
Shrikant Wad (PhD student) Social disparities amongst undergraduate disciplines: a realist inquiry into choice and affirmative action in India
Josh Watters (PhD student) Cosmopolitan capital and global citizenship: the internationalisation of British international schooling in postcolonial Southeast Asia
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
Suqiong Zheng (PhD student) Teacher Agency for Professional Learning Communities in Schools
Qiyu Zhuang (PhD student) The investigation of transitions of Postgraduate taught (PGT) students

Sport-Related Research

Name (sorted in ascending order) Thesis title
Helen Alfano (PhD student) Supporting the best, better: developing the science behind sport science and medicine delivery
Mary Allison (PhD student) Realist Synthesis and Evaluation of Step Count Challenge
Nimra Arshad (PhD student) The Effectiveness of Aquatic Exercises for Chronic Nonspecific Low Back Pain
Liron Blajwajs (PhD student) Mentalization among People with Hypermobility - Mentalizing Abilities, Mental Health and Rheumatic Pain
Clive Brewer (PhD student) Modelling the interpersonal & operational management requirements of Science and sports medicine as required to enhance performance within high performance sports organisations
Andrew Burns (PhD student) Interdisciplinary approach to performance support or Coaching by Committee
Jojo Chen (PhD student) The impact of Sponsorship of the Olympics game on brand equity
Chongzhi Chu (PhD student) Sport, nationalism, national identity and regional identity in China
Helen Collins (PhD student) The effect of a resistance training intervention on physical activity levels in youths
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
Dan Cox (PhD student) Coach Education: Working towards a self-driven and critical environment
Fiona Cox (PhD student) Determining the demands that place load on National Organ Retrieval Service team members
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
Chris Duncan (PhD student) Creating Space in Invasion Games
Ashley Ferkol (PhD student) Evaluating the Key Teamwork Competencies, Cognitive Demands and Context Factors that Contribute to Effective Training in Emergency Response Teams
Vanessa Fernandez Vidueira (PhD student) Chronotypes in Adolescence: The impact of chronotype on endurance performance and stress in adolescents
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
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
Niamh Hart (PhD student) Creating an Evidence Based Resource for Inclusive Yoga in Mainstream Schools
Matthew Hillyer (PhD student) Understanding the Talent Development Environment in Youth Football of an emerging nation
Matthew Holmes (PhD student) Sport and International Development Partnerships in Zambia
Hamish Johnson (PhD student) Exercise & rehabilitation in children with Cerbral Palsy (CP)
Bernadette Kellermann (PhD student) Investigating individual self-regulation in a team performance context
Urvi Khasnis (PhD student) Establishing the role of sporting pathways and sport psychology in the Indian sports system
Hui Kwan Nicholas Lam (PhD student) The development of the mental fatigue protocol for orienteering: A novel approach
Matthew Layton (PhD student) Pinch points on the pathway: Supporting players through the development of effective attitude and skills
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) Sport and National Identity in the Media : The Case of Naturalised Athletes in Britain and China
Junjay Lin (PhD student) International Relations and Development for Sport in Taiwan
Heini Lopponen (PhD student) The effects of voluntary breath control on the wellbeing of school children – the psychophysiological variables at play
Anne Macdonald (PhD student) Adapting mindfulness-based programmes to the workplace
Keri McDonald (PhD student) Evolvement of SDP within the South African Context
Paul McFarlane (PhD student) Transatlantic Dimensions: The Scots and North American Soccer, c. 1870s - 1939
Alice Mees (PhD student) Developing Judgement and Decision Making in Outdoor Instructors
Cristian Mesquida Caldentey (PhD student) Influence of trunk neuromuscular factors on swimming biomechanics in well-trained swimmers
Jack Moran (PhD student) Treasure Maps for The Long and Winding Road: Exploring the design and implementation of interdisciplinary curriculums to support non-linear development in team sport talent pathways
Gala Morozova (PhD student) Applying Performance Psychology to Specialist Medical Teams: Facilitating Change in the UK National Organ Retrieval Service
Derek O'Riordan (PhD student) Epistemic Vigilence & Informed Consent in Coach Mentor / Coach Relationships
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
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
Amy Price (PhD student) Learning and performance returns from using digital game design principles in sport coaching
Craig Riddle (PhD student) Objective measures of impaired lower limb impairments in RaceRunning athletes with Cerebral Palsy
Erin Robertson (MScR student) Changes in swimming performance with maturation and the influence of daily training
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?
Henry Shiplee (PhD student) The same and different: understanding the nuance of Paralympic athlete development as a biopsychosocial phenomenon
Kait Simpson (PhD student) University Sport and Student-Athlete Mental Health
April Steffeck (PhD student) Effectiveness of Initial Teacher Training for Teacher Directed Violence
Guy Stern (PhD student) Assessing Training Modalities Effect on Mobility in Recreational Senior and Masters Athletes
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?
Christos Toumazou (PhD student) The impact of football-based community programmes on improving educational attainment in Scotland
Corissa Vella White (PhD student) Sport policy in Malta, sport policy in other small states, elite athletes, infrastructure, athlete schemes
Ross Walker (PhD student) Basketball, Culture and Society in a Devolved Context
Chenqi Wang (PhD student) Body image and social media internalization of social, physical & facial ideals: gender, athletic and cultural differences in young adults
Chufeng Wang (PhD student) Global Governance of Football and Emergence of China as A Football Nation
John Widdowson (PhD student) Transference of life skill in the sporting environment
Ella Williams (MScR student) An exploration of girls' experiences of football in Physical Education in an Edinburgh secondary school
Chloë Williamson (PhD student) Developing effective physical activity messages to enhance physical activity behaviour and mental health in University Students
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
Wen Ye (PhD student) The role of sport as a soft power asset for Britain and China to advance international relations
Chenxi Yin (PhD student) Meaningfulness within youth sport?
Christian Ytterboel (PhD student) Human Performance Enhancement: Developing and testing a new system for military mental skills training (MMT) for the Norwegian Armed Forces
Xiang [Cam] Zhao (PhD student) Unilateral resistance training in adolescent athletes
Yang Zhao (PhD student) Participation in Scottish Country Dancing in Edinburgh
Yuepeijing Zhuo (PhD student) Switching to Fitness Apps Gets Students Moving: A Study into the Effect of Fitness Application Intervention in Improving Physical Activity and Health-related Quality of Life among University Students in Scotland

Teacher Education, Curriculum and Pedagogy

Name (sorted in ascending order) Thesis title
Luke Addison (PhD student) Bringing Children's Voices to the Fore of 'Learning for Sustainability'
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)
Amy Aukland (PhD student) A critical realist approach to understanding the recruitment and retention problem of secondary school teachers in the UK
Sarah Austin (PhD student) Teacher Development in Refugee Contexts
Ciara Blennerhassett (PhD student) Tracking the process of PE curriculum development in Ireland from the perspectives of the key stakeholders
Anthea Coleman-Chan Academic staff perspectives on community-engaged teaching and learning
Marshall Dozier (EdD student) DE Conceptualisations of information and data handling
Anouska Duffy (PhD student) 'ACT'ing OUT! Intersecting stories of bias and stigma in 'OUT'door Education
Amambo Essien (PhD student) John Dewey's Democratic Education and the Problems of Primary Education in Nigeria
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
Louise Hawxwell (PhD student) Impact of Early Experiences on Perceptions and Practices of Outdoor Learning in Primary Education Trainees
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
Anna Jesseman (PhD student) Enhancing The Wellbeing of Teachers Through Direct Clinical Therapy and Trauma-Informed Professional Development
Argyris Karapitsanis (PhD student) The utilization of drama in education as a tool for learning for primary school children, in museums and galleries
Shang-Zhan Lee (PhD student) Teachers' beliefs and practices concerning outdoor learning in Taiwanese characteristic schools
Shu Li (PhD student) Chinese Parents Effective Involvement in Early Childhood Education: A Comparative Study
Chang Liu (PhD student) Education for a meaningful life in the Chinese higher education context
Chris Mackie (PhD student) The role of natural heritage in supporting learning and development in Scotland
Ian Normile (PhD candidate) Philosophical Conceptions of Critical Thinking for Cross-Cultural Contexts in UK Higher Education
Takuya Numajiri (PhD student) What Matters for Improving Basic School Mathematics Education in St. Lucia?
Sonia Sjollema (PhD student) Dealing with diversity in Makerspaces: a social pedagogical approach
Julia Skilton (PhD student) Climate Change Education: Full STEAM Ahead
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) School students’ career aspirations and preparing for the future of work
Jill Steel (PhD student) Children's Wellbeing and Reading: Exploring the influence of Reading to Dogs
Robby Steel (EdD student) Recording Issues of Professional Performance in Medical Students and Doctors
Lewis Stockwell (PhD student) The Educational Aims of Canoeing
Anli Su (PhD student) Teachers' Perceptions and Experiences of Continuing Professional Development (CPD) in Taiwan
Xiaomeng Tian (PhD student) A qualitative study of pedagogical relationships at PGT level in the UK
Xiaowen [Serina] Xie (PhD student) Global Englishes Language Teaching’s Influence on Teacher Identity and Learner Identity in Macau's Tertiary Education
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

 

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