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Dr Rebecca Morris

Job Title
Associate Professor
Education Studies
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Research Interests

Education and social policy; teachers and teaching; social justice and inequalities in education; widening participation and access to higher education; teaching and learning in HE; English and literacy; assessment and feedback; research methods; evidence use in education.


Becky joined the Department for Education Studies in January 2019. Prior to working in higher education, she was a secondary English teacher in Birmingham. Becky currently teaches across the Undergraduate, Masters and doctoral programmes within the department, and supervises UG, Masters, EdD and PhD students. Becky is an editorial board member for the British Educational Research Journal and Educational Review, and is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy. She is the Widening Participation Lead within the department and a Foundation Fellow of the Warwick Institute of Engagement.

Title Funder Award start Award end
Teacher Comparison Project ESRC 01 Jun 2022 31 May 2025
Frames for Learning (2nd stage) Education Endowment Foundation 01 Oct 2022 31 Mar 2025
Proposal to the Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport by SQW-led consortium Department for Culture Media and Sport 01 Oct 2022 30 Sep 2023
Post-16 practice review (led by the Centre for Education & Youth) Education Endowment Foundation 16 Oct 2022 30 May 2023
: A survey of education researchers' perceptions of their work and identities in relation to education research in universities in the United Kingdom (BERA - state of the discipline) British Educational Research Association (BERA) 06 Dec 2021 01 Sep 2022
Headsprout® Early Reading in Special Schools (EEF Framework) Education Endowment Foundation 04 Nov 2019 29 Apr 2022
Addenda to: FLASH Marking: Replacing Grades with Skills-based Feedback project Education Endowment Foundation 01 Jul 2021 28 Feb 2022
Understanding the complex determinants of teacher shortages: an integrated approach ESRC 07 Jan 2019 30 Sep 2021
Meols Cop High School Feedback Project Education Endowment Foundation 07 Jan 2019 30 Jun 2021
The health, status and future of undergraduate Education programmes: a comparison of course leaders' views on leading and developing the subject within different institutions British Education Studies Association (BESA) 01 Jul 2019 31 Dec 2020
Understanding the Impact of targeted Maths Support in five Schools in the Aimhigher West Midlands National Collaborative Outreach Programme Aim Higher West Midlands 03 Mar 2020 31 Jul 2020

Dr Rebecca Morris

Department of Education Studies
Room C1.14 Social Sciences