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CIRES Projects and Publications

Income Generating Projects from 2014

Encinas, M.  British Academy funded joint project between the Autonomous University of Yucatán (UADY) and University of Suffolk (UoS). The aim of the project was to establish links for international collaboration between the UK and Mexican institutions while engaging in research. The aim of the research was to pilot a board game called Our Shared Common Lands, both in the UK and Mexico. (2016-2017)

Farini F., Nightingale, N. & Joslyn E. Erasmus SHARMED Project: experiences of migrant children in schools in England, Italy and Germany (2015-2018)

Gartland, C. & Smith, C. Supporting Transition to HE for BTEC students. Network for East Anglian Collaborative Outreach (NEACO) (2017-2018)

Gartland, C. Qualitative evaluation of the Stoke Engineering Project: Royal Academy of Engineering (2014-2018)

Gartland, C. Connecting STEM teachers evaluation: collaboration with Cambridge University exploring the impact of a national teacher CPD programme run by the Royal Academy of Engineering (2016-2020)

Gartland, C. Employer Engagement in STEM Outreach: collaboration with Bristol University and Engineering UK exploring the outreach work of engineering companies with secondary school pupils (2017-18)

Gartland, C. and Smith, C. Towards a connected approach for positive and inclusive transitions into higher education. QAA funded project. (2015)

Gartland, C. Renewable Energies and Matching Skills Projects: Royal Society of Arts (2014-2015)

Gartland, C. Connecting STEM teachers qualitative evaluation: Royal Academy of Engineering (2014)

Joslyn E. STEM Accelerator Pilot Programme. A Suffolk wide schools project funded by the DfE and managed by SCC (2015-2017)

Sinha S., Dogaru C., Auty, H., Smith, N. and Mavrommatis, M. Young people and progression in rural Suffolk: a report for the Seckford Foundation (2015-2017)

Smith, C. Doolan, C., and Nolan S. PlacementPAL (Peer Assisted Learning): a digital webapp to scaffold students’ learning and knowledgeable action in work contexts. HEFCE Catalyst A funding on innovative teaching and learning. (2016-2018)

Smith. C. The intersections between digital fluency and teaching excellence: case study-based and media-rich explorations with HE tutors. SEDA Small Grants 2016. Co-lead with Dr Simon Lygo-Baker, University of Surrey. (2016-2017)

Smith, C. Evaluating teaching development in HE: towards impact assessment. Partner in HEA funded project led by Plymouth University, including design of toolkit and pilot testing of the toolkit within my institution. (2014-15)

Smith, C. A mixed method analysis of participation in online discussion forums on the MSc in Oncoplastic Surgery (University of East Anglia’s distance learning programme for surgeons). A funded evaluation for the University of East Anglia. (2013-14)

Smith, C. Learning Diaries: a mini project as part of the Learning (lolla) Paloozahs project. Funded by the Changing the Learning Landscapes (CLL) Embedding Learning Technologies small grant call. (2013-2014)

Smith, N. & Dogaru, C. Hidden Needs in Suffolk – Five Years On. Suffolk Community Foundation (2015-2016)

Project Reports from 2014

Gartland, C. (2016) Student Ambassadors and STEM Outreach: A study of practices in the USA. Winston Churchill Memorial Trust Travelling Fellowship Report. 

Gartland C and Smith C (2015) Towards a Connected Approach for Inclusive and Positive Transitions into HE. QAA Subscriber Research project 2015.

Gartland, C. with Paczuska, A. and James, D. (2014) RSA East of England: Matching Skills (unpublished)

Gartland, C. (2014) Connecting STEM Teachers: Year 3 evaluation report (unpublished)

Gartland, C. with Paczuska, A. (2014) Stoke Engineering Project: Baseline Evaluation Report. The Royal Academy of Engineering.

Sinha S., Dogaru C., Auty, H., Smith, N. and Mavrommatis, M. (2017) Young people and progression in rural Suffolk: a report for the Seckford Foundation

Smith, C & Lygo-Baker, S (forthcoming) The interactions of teaching excellence and digital fluency: media-rich and elaborate case studies of HE tutors. SEDA research project

Smith, N. and Dogaru, C.M. (2016) Hidden Needs in Suffolk: Five years on.

Peer Reviewed Journal Articles

Ayling, P. (2015) International Education and Social Distinction: The consumption of British private schooling by elite Nigerian parents. Doctoral Theses, British Journal of Sociology of Education, 36:2, 354-358, DOI: 10.1080/01425692.2015.1008337

Aylng, P.  ‘‘Embodying’ Britishness: The(re)making of the contemporary Nigerian Elite child’ (2015), Curriculum Inquiry, Vol. 45(5) 455-471

Ayling, P. The 3Rs: Parental Risk Management Strategies in the International Secondary Education Market (2017) Curriculum Inquiry

Boggis, A (2011) Deafening Silences; Researching with inarticulate children in Disability Studies Quarterly Vol 31 (no 4)

Boggis, A. & Dogaru, C. (2018) I didn’t know I’m an artist. Journal of Education and Social Policy

Clark, J. (forthcoming) There’s plenty more clunge in the sea: young masculinities and sexual talk, Jnl Media, Sexualisation and Society

Clark, J. and Duschinksy, R. (2018) Young Masculinities, Purity and Danger: framings of boys and girls in policy discourses of sexualisation, Sexualities, 22:7 (online early view)

Gartland, C. (2015) Student ambassadors: ‘role models’, learning practices and identities. Peer reviewed. British Journal of Sociology of Education.  36 (8) 1192-1211

Gartland, C., Ingram, N., and Courtney, S. J. (2017). Research and policy in education. British Journal of Sociology of Education, 38(3), 403-414.

Hudson, J., Doolan, C., McDonald F., Locke, I, Ahmed, M., Gunapala, G., McNair, H. ‘Are therapeutic radiographers able to achieve clinically acceptable verification for stereotactic lung radiotherapy treatment (SBRT)?’ Journal of Radiotherapy in Practice, March 2015, Vol 14.

Kitagawa, K., & Encinas, M. (2014) Young people’s transitions in London and temporal orientations of agency. London Review of Education, 12(1), 77-89.


Andell, P. (forthcoming) Thinking Seriously about Gangs. Palgrave Macmillan

Ayling, P. (forthcoming) Distinction, Whiteness and Exclusivity: educating the contemporary Nigerian elite child (Springer)

Gartland, C. (2014) STEM Strategies: Student Ambassadors and Equality in HE. Trentham Books and IOE Press

Joslyn E. (2016) Resilience in Childhood: Perspectives, Promise and Practice. Palgrave Macmillan

Authored and Edited Books

Boggis, A. (ed) Disabled Childhoods (2018) London: Palgrave Macmillan

Castro, I. and Clark, J. (eds.) (forthcoming) Representations of Children and Agency in Popular Culture, NY: Lexington

Castro, I. and Clark, J. (eds.) (forthcoming) Where no child has gone before? Representations of children’s agency in fantasy and science fiction, NY: Emerald

Clark, J. (forthcoming) Children and Popular Culture: Representation and Experience, Hampshire: Palgrave Macmillan

Richards, S., Clark, J. and Boggis, A. (2015) Ethical Research with Children: Untold Narratives and Taboos, Hampshire: Palgrave Macmillan

Richards, S. and Clark, J. (forthcoming) Researching Children and Childhood: An Ethical and Methodological Dissertation Companion, London: Bloomsbury

Vine, T., Clark, J., Richards, S., and Weir, D. (eds.) (2018) Ethnographic Research: Anxiety, Identity and Self, Hampshire: Palgrave Macmillan

Book Chapters

Ayling, P. (2016) Diversity, Equality and Rights in Early Years in Trodd, L. (Ed.) The Early Years practitioner's handbook:  An essential guide for the foundation degree and levels 4 and 5. London: Routledge

Ayling, P. (2015) ‘Eliteness’ and elite schooling in contemporary Nigeria in Maxwell, C. and Aggleton, P. Elite Education: International perspectives. London: Routledge

Ayling, P. (forthcoming) Diversity in Disability – Book Chapter in Disabled Childhood – Palgrave Macmillan

Ayling, P. (forthcoming) Bourdieu in Nigeria: The Colonial Habitus and Nigerian Elite Parents’ Future Aspirations for their Children in International Perspectives on Theorizing Aspiration: Applying Bourdieu’s Tools – Bloomsbury

Clark, J. (forthcoming) Intersections of agency, disability and childhood in award winning young adult fiction, in Castro, I. and Clark, J. (eds.) (forthcoming) Representations of Children and Agency in Popular Culture, NY: Lexington

Clark, J. (2014) Sexualisation and the Discursive Figure of the Child in Warehime, NM. (ed.) Soul of Society: A Focus on the Lives of Children and Youth, Sociological Studies in Childhood and Youth Vol. 18, Bingley: Emerald Group Publishing, pp. 173-198

Clark, J. (2017) Embodiment and Representation, in Boggis, A. (ed.) Dis/Abled Childhoods? Hampshire: Palgrave Macmillan

Clark, J. and Castro, I. (forthcoming) ZuZu’s petals and Scout’s Mockingbirds: The legacy of agency in representations of children and childhood in popular culture, in Castro, I. and Clark, J. (eds.) (forthcoming) Representations of Children and Agency in Popular Culture, NY: Lexington

Clark, J. and Richards, S. (2017) The Cherished Conceits of Research with Children: Do participatory methods that seek the voice of the agentic child deliver what they promise? In Castro, I. Harger, B. and Swauger, M. (eds.) Researching Children and Youth: Methodological issues, strategies and innovations, Sociological Studies in Childhood and Youth, Vol. 22, Bingley: Emerald Group Publishing

Encinas, M. (forthcoming) ‘Early Years Self-Determination in the Mexican National Curriculum’. In: Farini, F. and Scolan, A. Childhood in The Mirror - The reflexive construction of children’s self-determination in discourses, policies and practices. New York: Springer.

Encinas, M (forthcoming) ‘Emociones en el aula’. In: Giménez-Dasí, M and Quintanilla, L. Desarrollo Emocional en la Infancia. Debates Actuales y Retos Futuros. Madrid.

Gartland, C. (forthcoming) Student ambassadors and new learning practices. In  Hucks, D., Sealey-Ruiz, Y., Carothers, S., Showunmi, V. and Lewis, C.W. Purposeful Teaching and Learning in Diverse Contexts: Education for Access, Equality and Achievement. Charlotte, NC, USA: Information Age Publishing. (Forthcoming)

Richards, S. ‘Chóng ér fēi: Cultural Performances of Belonging’ in Vine, T., Clark, J., Richards, S. & Weir, D. (eds) (forthcoming) Ethnographic Encounters London: Palgrave

Richards, S. ‘Historical Policy and Provision’ in Boggis, A. (ed) Disabled Childhoods (forthcoming 2017) London: Palgrave Macmillan

Richards, S. and Clark, J. ‘Research with Disabled Children’ in Boggis, A. (ed) Dis/abled Childhoods (forthcoming) London: Palgrave Macmillan

Verdejo, P., Encinas, M. & Trigos, L. (2011). Humanidades y ciencias sociales: Estrategias para la innovación de los procesos de evaluación en la docencia universitaria [Strategies for innovation in assesment processes in higher education teaching]. in: Zalba Azzoni, E. and Orta Martínez, M. (eds.). Estrategias para la evaluación de aprendizajes: pensamiento complejo y competencias [Strategies for assessment of complex thinking and competencies]. Mexico: Innova-Cesal.

Richards, S. (2015) The Market in Babies Stories of Australian Adoption’ A Review in Australian Historical Studies (2015).

Richards (2014) HCIA Implementation and the Best Interests of the Child’ Report for Thematic Area 1 of the International Forum on Intercountry Adoption and Global Surrogacy (11-13 August 2014)

Vine, T., Clark, J., Richards, S., and Weir, D. (2018) Introducing Ethnography, Anxiety and Identity in Vine, T., Clark, J., Richards, S., and Weir, D. (eds.) Ethnographic Research: Anxiety, Identity and Self, Hampshire: Palgrave Macmillan

Boggis, A (2018) ‘Ethnographic Practices of Listening’ (in Vine, T., Clark, J., Richards, S., Weir, D. (Eds.) (2018) Ethnographic Research and Analysis Anxiety, Identity and Self London: Palgrave Macmillan)

  • Boggis, A (2016) Chapter 21 ‘Safeguarding young children’
  • Boggis, A (2016) Chapter 22 ‘ Supporting inclusive practice in the Early Years’

Boggis, A (2016) Chapter 24 ‘Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEND) in the early years’