Research projects

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Current projects

Title Funder Start date End date
The linguistic challenges of the transition from primary to secondary school Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) 1 September 2018 30 June 2021
The Foundational Number Sense (FoNS) Research Project Vetenskapsrådet, the Swedish research council 1 July 2016 30 January 2021
REACH Primary Education Endowment Foundation 1 January 2019 31 December 2020
Opportunity Areas: Impact Evaluation Department for Education 1 January 2018 31 December 2020
ASCENTS 121 Support for Science EEF and Wellcome Trust 1 January 2019 1 July 2020
The early take-up of Core Mathematics: successes and challenges The Nuffield Foundation 1 March 2017 28 February 2020
‘Sticky Objects’ and pathways to wellbeing: teacher understandings of and practices in positive psychology in their classrooms British Council 1 September 2018 30 August 2019
Fostering effective parent-practitioner partnerships in Character Education ESRC/LSSI Impact Acceleration Account (IAA) 1 September 2018 30 June 2019
A Different Take: Promoting the voices of children, young people and families with experiences of poverty ESRC/LSSI Impact Acceleration Account (IAA) 1 April 2018 30 May 2019

Past projects

Title Funder Start date End date
Updating AntConc for spoken and educational language data Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) 1 November 2018 31 January 2019
Translation and translanguaging: Investigating linguistic and cultural transformations in superdiverse wards in four UK cities Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) 1 January 2014 31 December 2018
The Unbundled University: Researching Emerging Models in an Unequal Landscape ESRC Newton 1 October 2016 30 November 2018
Fair Shares and Families: Children’s perceptions of material resource distributions and decision-making within families Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) 1 October 2016 30 September 2018
Science teachers’ experiences of educational reform in Sweden: Enacting national tests and grading at Y6 1 January 2013 31 July 2018
English Language Learning Areas in Pre-School Classrooms: an investigation of their effectiveness in supporting EFL development 1 October 2013 28 February 2015
REAding for CompreHension (REACH) Education Endowment Foundation 1 January 2013 31 December 2014
The challenge of transition from Key Stage 2 to Key Stage 3 British Academy 1 October 2012 30 September 2014
Evaluation of the ‘Raising Aspirations in Physics’ project 1 October 2012 31 July 2014
Perceptions of language and identity amongst international MA TESOL students 1 October 2011 31 December 2013
Delta trainers' cognitions and practices 1 January 2013 30 November 2013
The impact of teacher education on pre-service English language teachers 1 November 2012 31 October 2013
Research on professors, professorial academic leadership and preparation for professorship 1 March 2012 31 August 2013
Mobigam: Language on the move in India 1 August 2012 31 July 2013
Comenius Transfer-Expert on SignLanguage@School 1 October 2012 1 July 2013
Inspiring teachers British Council 1 January 2012 31 May 2013
New Urbanisms, New Citizens Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) 1 January 2009 31 January 2013
GCSE 21st Century Science: comparisons of participation and attainment in post-compulsory science The Nuffield Foundation 1 May 2011 31 December 2012
Deafness and Reading for Meaning - 'DReaM' 1 November 2012 1 December 2012
CPD for ITE Providers 1 September 2011 31 July 2012
Applied science students: Examining progression routes from KS4 1 May 2011 31 May 2012
Interests and Recruitment in Science (IRIS) 1 May 2009 30 April 2012
Core Values, Student Learning and School Transformation Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) 1 January 2011 31 January 2012
Virtual School and College Education for Teenagers and Young Adults (VISCED) ED Education and Culture DG - Lifelong Learning Programme 1 January 2011 31 January 2012
Enactment and Impact of Science Education Reform (EISER) Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) 1 September 2008 1 November 2011
Supporting Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) to Read for Meaning Faculty & Alumni Fund Vacation Scholarship Schemes 1 June 2010 30 September 2011
Learner Autonomy: English Language Teachers' Beliefs and Practices British Council 1 October 2010 30 September 2011
EAL additional experience pilot TDA (Teaching and Development Agency for Schools) 1 September 2010 31 July 2011
Teaching English Radio British Council 1 January 2011 31 July 2011
The target language revisited 1 June 2010 30 June 2011
HENNA (Harehills ESOL Needs Neighbourhood Audit) project Leeds City Council/YoHRSpace 1 November 2010 31 May 2011
Home background and the L2 motivational self-system in a developing country context Language Learning small grants programme, University of Michigan, USA 1 January 2010 31 January 2011
Critical Thinking and Reflective Practice in Deaf Education 1 November 2010 31 December 2010
Teacher learning on the Delta Cambridge ESOL 1 September 2009 31 July 2010
Identity Online British Academy 1 October 2007 30 March 2010
Teacher Empowerment to Educate Students to Become Active European Citizens (TEESAEC) European Commission 1 October 2006 30 September 2009
Learning and the Transition into Work School of Computing 1 October 2006 30 September 2009
The impact on students of British Council EFL classes British Council 1 November 2008 30 June 2009
Secondary National Strategy: Effective practice in Interactive Teaching Secondary National Strategy 1 March 2007 30 April 2009
Using digital storytelling to develop reflective learning by the use of next generation technologies and practices JISC Next Generation Technologies and Practices Phase 2 1 February 2008 31 March 2009
To what extent does IELTS encourage communicative language teaching in Chinese IELTS classes? 1 February 2009 31 March 2009
Learning Responsibility? Exploring Doctors' Transitions to New Levels of Medical Performance Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) 1 October 2007 31 January 2009
National Evaluation of the Applied Learning Specialism Programme Specialist Schools and Academies Trust 1 November 2005 31 December 2008
Religious Reading in a Secular Society: Learning for Life in a Liberal Democracy? 1 January 2008 31 December 2008
Mother Tongue Language Policy in a Globalising World: The Case of Eritrea British Academy 1 August 2008 31 October 2008
The working lives of Special Educational Needs Coordinators 1 September 2007 30 September 2008
AWESOME Dissertation 1 January 2008 28 February 2008
IELTS Listening 1 March 2007 31 January 2008
Physics Enhancement Programme (PEP) Evaluation Gatsby Technical Education Projects 1 September 2004 30 September 2007
INTERACT: Intercultural Active Citizenship European Commission 1 January 2004 31 July 2007
The recruitment, induction and retention of Special Educational Needs Coordinators 1 February 2007 31 July 2007
Dialogic Teaching in Science Classrooms 1 March 2005 30 June 2007
Evaluation of Take-up of Science GCSEs 1 January 2007 30 March 2007
Evaluation of the Primary Science Enhancement Programme Gatsby Technical Education Projects 1 January 2003 31 January 2007
Linking School Mathematics to Out-of-School Mathematical Activities Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) 1 May 2004 30 November 2006
Developing Curriculum Pathways in Mathematics - phase two 1 August 2006 30 September 2006
Coordination Disorders in the Early Years 1 September 2004 30 August 2006
21st Century Science Evaluation: Students' understandings of science explanations and ideas-about-science 1 March 2004 31 July 2006
Developing Curriculum Pathways in Mathematics - phase one 1 January 2005 31 July 2006
Pupil Enrichment Materials: Interactive Teaching Department for Education and Skills (DfES) 1 May 2005 31 May 2006
Deaf Children's Early Literacy at Home Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) 1 September 2004 28 February 2006
The Role of Sign Language for Deaf Children with Cochlear Implants Nuffield Small grants scheme 1 October 2005 28 February 2006
Indonesian Islamic School Headmasters Programme in Educational Leadership and Management British Council 1 February 2005 31 December 2005
Learning from practice: improving the professional development of science teachers National Science Learning Centre. White Rose Research into Practice Scheme. 1 October 2005 30 November 2005
Shanghai International Studies University (SISU) Project 1 May 2005 31 August 2005
Tianjin Higher Education Management Summer School 1 June 2005 31 July 2005
MA TESOL - Oman 1 May 2005 30 June 2005
Pathways in Mathematics 14-19, Phase 2 QCA/AQA 1 May 2005 30 June 2005
Iraqi English Language Development 1 March 2005 30 June 2005
Developing Practice in Teaching English to Young Learners - Slovenia 1 May 2005 30 June 2005
MA TESOL - China 1 May 2005 30 June 2005
National Survey on Innovation in Science Enquiry The National Endowment for Science, Technology and the Arts (NESTA) 1 March 2005 30 June 2005
Regional Quality Standards for Inclusion Yorkshire and Humberside Partnership 1 May 2005 30 June 2005
BBC Science Clips 1 November 1999 31 May 2005
BA Educational Studies (TESOL) - Oman 1 November 1999 31 May 2005
Evaluation of the Salters-Nuffield Advanced Biology Project (SNAB): implementation in the classroom 31 July 2002 30 June 2004
The Relevance of Science Education Project (ROSE) 1 January 2004 28 February 2004
Teachers and researchers as knowledge builders for better school science 1 January 2003 31 January 2004
Creating Applied Science in Schools Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) 1 November 2003 31 December 2003
Monitoring the Educational Performance of Children with Developmental Coordination Disorder Action Research (now Action Medical Research 1 October 2001 30 September 2003
Students' Experience of Undergraduate Mathematics Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) 1 June 2000 31 August 2003
Towards Evidence-Based Practice In Science Education Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) 1 January 2000 30 June 2003
Management and Intervention in Children with Developmental Coordination Disorder: the role of teachers and parents Action Research (now Action Medical Research 1 September 1999 31 August 2001
Formal Science Education and Life-Long Learning University of Leeds Research Fellowship 1 June 1999 30 June 2001
Graphic calculator use in Leeds LEA school: fragments of practice 1 January 2001 28 February 2001
Teaching about the Nature of Scientific Knowledge and Investigation on A/AS Level Science Courses The Nuffield Foundation 1 September 1999 31 January 2001
Language and Learning in Science 1 January 2000 28 February 2000
Moving from Occasional to Regular Use of ICT in Mathematics Classes Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) 1 May 1998 30 November 1999
Models of the Educator in Higher Education: A Bibliographic and Conceptual Map Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) 1 December 1998 30 November 1999
Undergraduate Learning in Science Project University of Leeds Academic Development Fund, School of Education, School of Biology, School of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, School of Chemistry and School of Earth Sciences. 1 September 1994 30 September 1999
Labwork in Science Education European Commission 1 February 1996 30 April 1998
Change and Continuity in Science Teachers' Work Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) 1 January 1996 31 January 1998
Young people's understanding of, and attitudes to, 'the new genetics' Wellcome Trust 1 October 1994 31 October 1997
An Investigation into Students' Global A-Level Mathematics Performance and their Performance in Routine and Non-Routine Questions 1 January 1997 31 January 1997
An Investigation of the Performance of English pupils in the Third International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS) 1 January 1995 28 February 1995
The Implementation of the National Curriculum Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) 1 January 1993 31 January 1995
The Implementation of Practical Assessment in the GCSE Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) 1 January 1990 31 January 1992
Teaching and Learning Science in the Primary Classroom 1 January 1991 30 June 1991
Institute of Physics: Supporting Physics Teaching 11-14 The Institute of Physics Ongoing
Hitting them where it hurts: The history of development of Civil Recovery powers under the Proceeds of Crime Act Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) 01 June 2017 31 December 2019
Social exclusion in adolescence 1 July 0019 30 June 0022
Barriers to Attendance 1 April 0019 30 October 0019
A Different Take 1 July 0018 30 June 0019