School of Education
   
   
  

Research

We are proud of the research work undertaken in the School of Education, and the quality of this work is widely recognised.

Much of our research activity is organised through six different research centres. These pages also indicate areas of specialism for those interested in postgraduate and postdoctoral research.

Research centres

 

 

 

As a research community we are committed to undertaking and sharing our research so that our work makes a difference. We are interested in understanding 'what works' in education, and how we can improve educational practices and policy. However, we locate these concerns within a broader set of questions about 'what matters'. What is the role of education in contributing to a more fulfilling, richer and socially just quality of life both for individuals and society?

Researchers in the School of Education draw on a wide range of research methods and traditions, and work with a diverse range of partners. Our partners range from teachers and community organisers in Nottingham through to national governments and international policy bodies.

The School of Education has a strong commitment to developing our discipline and offers a rich environment for those looking to undertake postgraduate research. If you are interested in postgraduate research opportunities please look at our dedicated page for PhD/EdD applicants.

If you have any questions, or would like to discuss any issues further, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Professor Howard Stevenson

Director of Research

Research events

There are currently no upcoming events.

See all research events

Research news

REVAMP Research Summaries

Description
The REVAMP study combined four strands of quantitative analysis to understand the current and changing attitudes to participation in, and value of, A level mathematics.
Date:
04 August 2016

Ed Sellman Spirituality and Education

Description
New article in Pastoral Care in Education by Edward Sellman
Date:
04 August 2016

See all research news

Connect with the school

Like us on Facebook

Watch us on YouTube

Follow us on Twitter

 

 

School of Education

The University of Nottingham
Jubilee Campus
Wollaton Road
Nottingham, NG8 1BB

telephone: +44 (0)115 951 5559