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Research Projects


New Urbanisms, New Citizens - Children and Young Peoples everyday life and participation in sustainable communities, PI: Professor Pia Christensen. Funded by: ESRC, Project Start Date: 01/12/2008 Project End Date: 30/04/2013.


The school as a socio-emotional network PI: Michael Wyness with Peter Lang Project Start date Feb 2012- end date November 2012


E-play: Young Children Learning with Technology at Home., Professor Alan Prout (CoI) with Professor Lydia Plowman (PI, Stirling University). Funded by: ESRC, Project Start Date: 01/01/2008 Project End Date: 30/06/2011

Evaluation of impact of DCSF investment in initiatives designed to improve teacher workforce skills in relation to SEN and disabilities, with Prof Geoffrey A Lindsay, CEDAR, - Dr Stephen Michael Cullen - CEDAR - Mr. C Hasluck - Institute for Employment Research, Dr Dimitra Hartas - Institute of Education Mrs Mairi Ann Cullen - CEDAR Dr Steve Strand - CEDAR, Funded by: Department for Children, Schools and Families, Project Start Date: 30/12/2008 Project End Date: 31/03/2011


Developing innovative empirical methods for the study of health improvement: Affect, relationality and subjectivity, Nick Lee with Dr Cameron Duff, Funded by: Monash-Warwick 2009-2010 Strategic funding initiative for joint research and education programmes, Project Start Date: 08/09/2010 Project End Date: 11/09/2010

Mimetic factors in individual behaviour: Health and Well Being, Nick Lee with Prof Steve W Fuller, Sociology, Dr Nicholas M Lee - Institute of Education, Dr Frances E Griffiths - Health Sciences Research Institute, Dr Ann Adams - Health Sciences Research Institute, Funded by: ESRC, Project Start Date: 31/03/2009 Project End Date: 28/02/2010

A Review of the Evidence On the Use of ICT in the Early Years Foundation (ICT01734), PI: Professor Carol Aubrey. Funded by: British Educational Communications & Technology Agency, Project Start Date: 07/01/2008 Project End Date: 31/03/2008.

Research Mentoring at Hillfields, PI: Professor Carol Aubrey. Funded by: Creative Partnerships Coventry, Project Start Date: 01/02/2008 Project End Date: 31/03/2008.

Social and historical dimensions of UK children’s psychological health and wellbeing: 1950s to 2000s., Nick Lee with Dr Mathew Thomson - History, Funded by: IAS (Institute of Advanced Study), Project Start Date: 15/10/2007 Project End Date: 31/03/2008


ESRC Cultures of Consumption Research Programme (held at the University of Stirling), Funded by: ESRC, 'Consumer Representation and Consumption Styles in Public Service Management'. Professor Alan Prout submitted with Johnston Birchall and Richard Simmons (Stirling University), Project Start Date: 01/01/2003 Project End Date: 01/01/2006.

Evaluation of Coventry's Sure Start Areas, Professor Carol Aubrey with Spencer N J, Coe C, SHSS; Stuttaford M, SHSS; Hundt G, SHSS, Funded by: Coventry Primary Care Trust, Project Start Date: 01/01/2003 Project End Date: 31/12/2006.

National Academy for Gifted and Talented Youth - evaluation of the summer - school programme 2005 - 2008 , Co-I Dr Dimitra Hartas with Lindsay G, University of Warwick, Lindsay G, CEDAR; Cullen M A, CEDAR, Funded by: National Academy for Gifted and Talented Youth, Project Start Date: 01/07/2005 Project End Date: 31/03/2008

Research Mentoring at Schools, with Dimitra Hartas, Institute of Education~Institute of Education, Funded by: Creative Partnerships Coventry, Project Start Date: 01/09/2007 Project End Date: 31/03/2008