Education Studies PGR Graduate Selected for Prestigious Postdoctoral Fellowship
Many congratulations to Education Studies PGR graduate Dr Xuemeng Cao, who has been selected for a highly competitive postdoctoral fellowship at one of China's top universities, Tsinghua University. Xuemeng will be starting on the “Shuimu Scholar Scheme" in March 2021 and will be continuing her work in the field of Higher Education Studies. Xuemeng completed her doctorate (supervised by Emily Henderson and Ian Abbott) in 2020.
Dr Olympia Palikara elected as co-chair elect of the Division of Educational and Child Psychology of the British Psychological Society
Dr Olympia Palikara has also been appointed as member on the Research Board of the British Psychological Society
next Research Seminar - Wednesday 27th January 12pm
Our next research seminar is coming up on Wednesday 27th January at 12pm. We have two really interesting papers from Michael and Mengyao. All staff and postgraduate students are warmly invited to join so please feel free to share widely.
Paper 1: Dr Michael Wyness (Reader, DES) will be presenting 'Challenges to the bi-nuclear family: inter-generational relations and children as mediators'.
Paper 2: Mengyao Zhang (PGR, DES) will present a paper titled 'Benefits of children's participation in China: building up children's courage to express'.
Coventry lockdown arts project online
The digital exhibition, Coventry Creates, will show the work of 18 local artists who worked in collaboration with researchers from Coventry University and the University of Warwick, as part of a commissioned project funded by the two institutions. Our Dr Mick Hammond worked with Gemma Foy on the project Twinning, the importance of internationalisation and peace and reconciliation
How soon could schools reopen? Expert comment from Dr Michael Wyness
The leader of the Association of School and College Leaders has suggested that the earliest that schools could reopen following lockdown is 1 June. Dr Michael Wyness from the University of Warwick Centre for Education Studies has commented on how feasible this is and some of the factors that schools will have to consider when reopening to pupils.