Centre for Research in Human Flourishing (CRHF)
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Postgraduate Research in CRHF

Individuals interested in undertaking postgraduate research opportunities are welcome to contact centre staff to discuss their research plans and the possibility of undertaking postgraduate research in the centre. 

The School of Education offers PhD (full-time and part-time), EdD (part-time), and post-doctoral fellowship opportunities.

Research areas

We particularly welcome potential applicants for doctoral and post-doctoral research in any of the following areas:

  • Applications of human flourishing to education 
  • School-based counselling
  • Counselling and psychotherapy and their application to human flourishing
  • Restorative and transformative approaches to conflict in education 
  • Coaching in education
  • Leadership coaching 
  • Mindfulness in education 
  • Human relations and human flourishing
  • Assessment and measurement of flourishing, well-being and human potential 
  • Resilience in children and young people with special needs
  • Creative learning and inclusion 
  • Self concept and well-being 
  • The role of expectations and understanding of intelligence and potential
  • Children and teachers communications

For specific queries, please contact Dr Edward Sellman.



Centre for Research in Human Flourishing

School of Education
University of Nottingham
Jubilee Campus
Nottingham, NG8 1BB

+44 (0)115 951 4543