Transitions researchers at TCELT

We have a diverse international network of transitions researchers across many disciplines and sectors.

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Our current transition researchers are:

Asia

  • Dr Saida Affouneh (Dean of the Faculty of Educational Sciences, An-Najah University, Palestine)
  • Dr Saif Al Sheibani (Assistant Director of Planning Department, Ministry of Education, Sultanate of Oman)
  • Dr Kazuhiro Kudo (Associate Professor, Faculty of Foreign Languages, Dokkyo University, Japan)
  • Dr. H. S. Mistry (ICSSR Postdoctoral Fellow, The Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda, India)
  • Dr Rachel Takriti (United Arab Emirates University (UAEU))
  • Dr Jun Yaeda (Associate Professor, Graduate School of Comprehensive Human Sciences, University of Tsukuba, Tokyo, Japan)
  • Toshiyuki Yamazaki (Tokyo University of Science, Japan)
  • Professor Santoshi Halder (Associate Professor, Department of Education, University of Calcutta, India)

Australasia

  • Dr Kelly-Ann Allen (Senior Lecturer, Monash University, Australia)
  • Dr Therese M Cumming (Associate Professor in Special Education, Arts & Social Sciences, UNSW Sydney, Australia)
  • Dr Leigh-Anne Hepburn (Senior Lecturer in Design Innovation, University of Sydney, Australia)
  • Dr Sue O'Neill (Senior Lecturer in Special Education, Arts & Social Sciences, UNSW Sydney, Australia)
  • Professor Sally Peters (Head of School, Te Kura Toi Tangata School of Education, Waikato University, New Zealand)
  • Professor Charlotte Rees (Dean of Research, College of Science, Health, Engineering and Education, Murdoch University, Australia)
  • Professor Iva Strnadová (Professor in Special Education and Disability Studies, Arts & Social Sciences, UNSW Sydney, Australia)

Europe

  • Dr Emily Abbinett (Senior Lecturer, Cardiff Metropolitan University, UK)
  • Karen Abi-Karam (Milestone mentor, Founder of HARTS, Holistic Support and Accredited facilitator Rites for Girls, UK)
  • Dr Neha Agrawal (Lecturer, University of Edinburgh, UK)
  • Hanan Ali (PhD student, School of Humanities, Social Science and Law, University of Dundee, UK)
  • Taghreed Alotaibi (PhD student, University of Dundee, UK)
  • Rasha Alshakhshir (PhD student, University of Dundee, UK)
  • Nasreen Alshamy (PhD student, School of Health Sciences, University of Dundee, UK)
  • Anas Alsuhaibani (PhD student, Information School, University of Sheffield, UK)
  • Dr Husam Al Waer (Reader, Architecture and Urban Planning, School of Social Sciences, University of Dundee, UK)
  • Wolfgang Amann (PhD student, School of Humanities, Social Science and Law, University of Dundee, UK; also Affiliate Professor, Strategy and Business Policy, HEC Paris, France)
  • Dr Susan Atkinson (Carnegie School of Education, Leeds Beckett University, UK)
  • Charlotte Bagnall (Lecturer, University of Manchester, UK)
  • Kate Bancroft (Lecturer, Leeds Beckett University, UK)
  • Dr William Barlow (Lecturer, Education, University of Aberdeen, UK)
  • Imene Berrouaine (PhD student, University of Nottingham - see also Research Gate profile)
  • David Bill (Education Advisor, SixIntoSeven)
  • Nikolaos Bizas (Save The Children, UK)
  • Dr Evelyn Bowes (Social Research, Scottish Government, UK)
  • Dr Chris Boyle (Associate Professor in Inclusive Education and Psychology, Graduate School of Education, University of Exeter, UK)
  • Dr Jenna Breckenridge (Research Fellow, School of Health Sciences, University of Dundee, UK)
  • Ben Broadhurst (Primary Education with QTS programme, Edge Hill University, UK)
  • Audrey Buchanan (QIO BGE Curriculum, Education, Communities and Organisational Development, Moray Council)
  • Susan Buckman (Lecturer, School of Humanities, Social Science and Law, University of Dundee, UK)
  • Dr Lynsey Burke (University of Dundee, UK)
  • Dr Marion Burns (HM Inspector, Education Scotland, UK)
  • Joanna Callaghan (PhD student, Leeds University, UK)
  • Carole Campbell (Principal Educational Psychologist, South Ayrshire Council Psychological Services, UK)
  • Iona Campbell (Clinical Research and Innovation Assistant, Spina Bifida Hydrocephalus Scotland, UK)
  • Dianne Cantali (Lecturer, School of Humanities, Social Science and Law, University of Dundee, UK)
  • Chen Cao (PhD student, Information School, University of Sheffield, UK)
  • Dr Kerr Castle (Quality Enhancement & Standards Specialist, Quality Assurance Agency, UK)
  • Zhe Chen Chen (PhD student, Centre for Energy, Petroleum and Mineral Law and Policy, University of Dundee, UK)
  • Dr Emma Clarke (Senior Lecturer Primary, Bishop Grosseteste University, UK)
  • Dr Joanne Corlett (Reader, School of Health Sciences, University of Dundee, UK)
  • Niall Costello (PhD student, University College Dublin, Republic of Ireland)
  • Dr James Cox (Children and Families Lead, Social Work Scotland, Edinburgh, UK; also acts as an independent social worker)
  • Dr Nigel Cox (Senior Lecturer, Faculty of Health, Psychology & Social Care (Nursing), Manchester Metropolitan University, UK)
  • Marianne Cranwell (PhD student, School of Humanities, Social Science and Law, University of Dundee, UK)
  • Elizabeth Croft (Masters student, University of York, UK)
  • Dr Ailsa Crum (Head of Quality and Enhancement, QAA Scotland, UK)
  • Camila Biazus Dalcin (PhD student, School of Humanities, Social Science and Law, University of Dundee, UK)
  • Claire Dexter (Charles Read Academy, UK)
  • Danielle Duncanson (Head of Y7, Astrea Woodfields Academy, UK)
  • Prof Aline-Wendy Dunlop (Emeritus Professor, University of Strathclyde, UK)
  • Michelle Dunne (PhD student, Edge Hill University, UK)
  • Esranur Efeoglu-Ozcan (Lecturer, Gazi University, Turkey)
  • Dr Dely Elliot (Senior Lecturer (People, Place & Social Change), School of Education, University of Glasgow, UK)
  • Kate Evans (PhD student, School of Humanities, Social Science and Law, University of Dundee, UK)
  • Khristin Fabian (Research Fellow, School of Computing, Edinburgh Napier University, UK)
  • Dr Mei Fang (Research Fellow, School of Health Sciences, University of Dundee, UK)
  • Jo Fitzgerald (primary2secondary, UK)
  • Dr Tara French (Programme Director, Health and Wellbeing Innovation, Innovation School, Glasgow School of Art, UK)
  • Dr Vibeke Glaser (Associate Professor, Section for Education, Queen Maud University College, Norway)
  • Dr Lisi Gordon (Lecturer in Medical Education, School of Medicine, University of Dundee, UK)
  • Professor Michael Gratzke (Professor of Comparative Literature, University of Dundee, Dundee, UK)
  • Dr Liz Gregory (Senior Tutor, University of Manchester, UK)
  • Eleanor Grout (English teacher, Grouty’s Guide, UK)
  • Dr Beth Hannah (Senior Lecturer, School of Humanities, Social Science and Law, University of Dundee, UK)
  • Professor Eleanore Hargreaves (Professor of Learning and Pedagogy, UCL Institute of Education, UK)
  • Dr Judith Hebron (Lecturer in Psychology with Education, School of Education, University of Leeds, UK)
  • Dyddgu Hywel (PhD Student, Cardiff Metropolitan University, UK)
  • Dr Kieran Hodgkin (Cardiff Metropolitan University, UK)
  • Yvonne Hodgins (Masters student, Mary Immaculate College, University of Limerick)
  • Alison Hopper (Mathematics, Education, Innovation Primary Mathematics Specialist, UK)
  • Dr Sarah Hulme (Lecturer, School of Humanities, Social Science and Law, University of Dundee, UK)
  • Neil Hume (School of Social and Political Sciences, University of Edinburgh)
  • Dr Gunilla Eide Isaksen (Assistant Professor, Department of Teacher Education, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway)
  • Pete Jackson (Assistant Head, St Francis Xavier School, UK)
  • Paula Jacobs (PhD student, School of Health in Social Science, University of Edinburgh, UK)
  • Professor Divya Jindal-Snape (Professor, School of Humanities, Social Science and Law, University of Dundee, UK)
  • Dr Argyro Kanaki (Lecturer in Education, School of Humanities, Social Science and Law, University of Dundee, UK)
  • Professor Tim Kelly (Dean, School of Humanities, Social Science and Law, University of Dundee, UK)
  • Francesca Knight (Lecturer in Education, University of Sussex, UK)
  • Dr Joanne Kerins (Scottish Centre for Simulation and Clinical Human Factors, UK)
  • Simon Knight (Joint Headteacher, Frank Wise School, UK)
  • Professor Thilo Kroll (Professor of Health Systems Management, School of Nursing, Midwifery and Health Systems, University College Dublin, Republic of Ireland)
  • Dr Ben Kumwenda (Lecturer, School of Medicine, University of Dundee, UK)
  • Dr Sandra Leaton-Grey (Associate Professor, UCL Institute of Education, UK)
  • Moira Leslie (Education Manager, Royal Caledonian Education Trust, Edinburgh, UK)
  • Michael Lucas (Year 7 teacher, All Saints Academy, Plymouth, UK)
  • Professor Anne C Lund (Docent, Department of Teacher Education, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway)
  • Kirsty Macari (Lecturer, Architecture and Urban Planning, University of Dundee, UK)
  • Aileen Mackey (Early Learning and Childcare Officer, Williamsburgh Primary School, Renfrewshire Council, UK)
  • Iulia Mancila (University of Malaga, Faculty of Education Sciences, Spain)
  • Dr Usha Mani (Tutor, Student Services, University of Dundee, UK)
  • Ezequiel Delgado Martin (Researcher at Universidad Internacional de la Rioja (UNIR), Spain)
  • Dr Blair Matthews (Lecturer, International Education Institute, University of St Andrews, UK)
  • Dr Matthew Maycock (Lecturer, University of Dundee)
  • Professor Daniel Mays (Professor of Educational Science, Siegen University, Germany)
  • Dr Selina McCoy (Associate Research Professor in Social Research, Economic & Social Research Institute, Dublin; Adjunct Professor, Trinity College Dublin, Republic of Ireland)
  • Hamido Megahead (PhD student, University of Edinburgh, UK)
  • Dr Duncan Mercieca (Senior Lecturer, School of Humanities, Social Science and Law, University of Dundee, UK)
  • Dr Jenna Mettelmeier (Lecturer in International Education, University of Manchester, UK)
  • Dr Mary Mitchell (Lecturer, School of Social and Political Science, University of Edinburgh, UK)
  • Colette Moran (Assistant Psychologist, School Completion Programme Dublin, Ireland)
  • Emily Morris (Senior Additional Learning Support Coordinator, Cardiff and Vale College, UK)
  • Dr Jacqui Morris (Reader, School of Health Sciences, University of Dundee, UK. Also Honorary Allied Health Professions Consultant, NHS Tayside.)
  • Dr Joan Mowat (Senior Lecturer, Education, University of Strathclyde, UK)
  • Dr Sucharita Nanjappa (Lecturer, School of Dentistry, University of Dundee, UK)
  • Phil Nichollson (PhD student, Bishop Grosseteste University, UK)
  • Linda Nicholson (PhD student, School of Health Sciences, University of Dundee, UK)
  • Professor Laurie O'Donnell (Professor, Abertay University, UK)
  • Maja Reinåmo Olsson (PhD student, Institute of Teacher Education, NTNU, Norway)
  • Dr Rhiannon Packer (Senior Lecturer, Cardiff Metropolitan University, UK)
  • Dr Graeme Pedlingham (University of Sussex, UK)
  • Dr Aimee Quickfall (Head of Programmes for Primary and Early Years Initial Teacher Education, Bishop Grosseteste University, UK)
  • Professor Shulamit Ramon (Professor, School of Health and Social Work, University of Hertfordshire, UK)
  • Dr Thomas Richardson (Teacher, Aberdeen, UK)
  • Dr Mechthild Richter (Research Assistant, Martin Luther University, Halle-Wittenberg, Germany)
  • Professor Bart Rienties (Professor in Learning Analytics, Institute of Educational Technology, The Open University, UK)
  • Molly Ringwood (Primary MFL education, Edge Hill University, UK)
  • Dr Tina Rock (Lecturer, School of Humanities, Social Science and Law, University of Dundee, UK)
  • Sara Rogers (Policy and Research Officer, Royal Caledonian Education Trust, UK)
  • Dr Jennifer Ryan (StAR Research Lecturer, Epidemiology & Public Health Medicine, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, Republic of Ireland)
  • Miren Ochoa Sagues (Head of Service and Research at People Know How)
  • Rachel Sanderson (Transition Coordinator, Sharples School, UK)
  • Dr Katya Saville (UCL Institute of Education, UK)
  • Gillian Scanlan (School of Medicine, University of Dundee, UK)
  • Professor Ger Scanlon (Assistant Professor in Psychology and Education, School of Human Development, Dublin College University, Republic of Ireland)
  • Bill Scott (Senior Policy Advisor, Inclusion Scotland, UK)
  • Dr Rosalind Scott (Honorary Research Fellow, School of Humanities, Social Science and Law, University of Dundee, UK)
  • Michael Shanks (Paisley Grammar School, Renfrewshire Council, UK)
  • Professor Judith Sixsmith (Professor, School of Health Sciences, University of Dundee, UK)
  • Rohan Slaughter (Senior Lecturer in Assistive Technology, Computing, School of Science and Engineering, University of Dundee, UK)
  • Dr Kristine Warhuus Smeby (Associate Professor, Section for Social Studies, Queen Maud University College, Norway)
  • Joanne Smith (PhD student, University of Worcester, UK)
  • Liz Stevenson (School Improvement, Education Directorate, Metropolitan Borough Council, UK)
  • Dr Karen Stack (Educational Psychologist, Brothers of Charity, Cork, Republic of Ireland)
  • Samuel Stones (Lecturer, Carnegie School of Education, Leeds Beckett University, UK)
  • Gro Marte Strand (Fellow, Department of Teacher Education, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway)
  • Dr Jennifer Symonds (Associate Professor, School of Education, University College Dublin, Republic of Ireland)
  • Professor Pim Teunissen (Professor of Workplace Learning, University of Maastricht, The Netherlands)
  • Dr Amanda Thomas (University of South Wales, UK) 
  • Shaun Thompson (ITE Regional Partnership Lead, Bishop Grosseteste University, UK)
  • Dr Angel Urbina-Garcia (University of Hull, UK)
  • Dr Marlau van Rens (The Netherlands)
  • Dr Arun Verma (Head of the Race Equality Charter, Advance HE, UK)
  • Dr Natalie Watters (Attainment Advisor, Education Scotland, UK)
  • Victoria Woods (Colne Valley Hugh School, UK)
  • Liam Wrigley (PhD student, Department of Sociological Studies, University of Sheffield, UK)
  • Mohammad Yaaqbeh (PhD student / Tutor, International College of Dundee (ICD), University of Dundee, UK)
  • Dr Honor Young (Cardiff University, UK)
  • Michelle Young (PhD student, School of Humanities, Social Science and Law, University of Dundee, UK; also Additional Support Needs Travel Team Leader, Dundee City Council)
  • Nabilah Yunus Mayat (Medical student at St. Bartholomew's Hospital and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry, UK)
  • Sara Ponce (PhD student, University College Dublin, Republic of Ireland)
  • Jess Chapman (Transition Teacher - Leith Learning Community, City of Edinburgh Council , Edinburgh)
  • Dr Meiko Makita (Lecturer, School of Health Sciences, University of Dundee, UK)

 

The Americas

  • Professor Patrick Akos (Professor, School of Education, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA)
  • Zoe Kessler (Salem State University, Massachusetts; National Association of Social Workers, USA)
  • Dr Josephine McMurray (Associate Professor, Lazaridis School of Business & Economics, Wilfrid Laurier University, Brantford, Ontario, Canada)
  • Mariana Pacheco (Clinical psychologist, Brazil)
  • Dr Christina Romero-Ivanova (Associate Professor, School of Education, Indiana University Kokomo, USA)
  • Professor Lisa Serbin (Professor, Department of Psychology, Concordia University, Canada)