School of Education and Social Policy

Education (Subject Specific, Primary and Secondary)

NameArea of ExpertiseEmailPhone Number
Cheryl AnthonyPrimary Mathematics and ICT. canthony@cardiffmet.ac.uk02920416583
Professor Gary BeauchampPrimary Education, ICT in Education, Music Education, Primary School Science Education gbeauchamp@cardiffmet.ac.uk02920417262
Sally BethellProblem-based learning sbethell@cardiffmet.ac.uk02920416071
Jo BowersLiteracy, children's literacy, Reading for Pleasure, Picture books and talk, Philosophy for Children jbowers@cardiffmet.ac.uk02920416548
Ruth CoakleyDialogic teaching in primary science, The potential impact of Forest Schools within primary school , The pedagogical needs of primary science teachers. rcoakly@cardiffmet.ac.uk 
Nick YoungPrimary School Education nyoung@cardiffmet.ac.uk02920416527
Leanne DaviesAdults engagement in education at various stages of life. Impact on education in terms of the benefits to an individual's confidence and career opportunities. leannedavies@cardiffmet.ac.uk02920417097
Sian Davies- BarnesMusic education, Creativity in arts education, Creative partnerships in primary education sdavies-barnes@cardiffmet.ac.uk02920416554
Susan DavisEducation - Personal and Social Development, Well-being, Emotional Literacy, Emotional Resilience, Moral and Spiritual Development sdavis@cardiffmet.ac.uk02920416545
Dr Jane DorrianImplementation and management of early years' policy, Engaging young children in learning, Early education as social policy and International perspectives on early years education jdorrian@cardiffmet.ac.uk02920416576
Chantelle HaughtonForest School, Outdoor Play and Learning, Emotional Literacy, Inclusion for families and children, Holistic child development chaughton@cardiffmet.ac.uk02920201587
Paul HerringtonInitial Teacher Education & Training pre and post Furlong, Partnership Developments on a regional and pan-Wales basis, Curriculum development in art and design with reference to Curriculum Studies pherrington@cardiffmet.ac.uk02920416518
June HurcomEarly years education and care, Gender, particularly the role of men in early years education and care jhurcom@cardiffmet.ac.uk02920416563
Viv JohnMusic education, Informal learning, Creativity in education vjohn@cardiffmet.ac.uk02920416052
​Rick NewnhamY​outh work, youth work in Wales, history of youth work, participation and democracy in education

rnewnham@cardiffmet.ac.uk

 

​02920416504
Bethan JonesScience Education and assessment for learning  bvjones@cardiffmet.ac.uk02920205893
Tim PalazonBarriers and incentives to participation in adult and continuing education, lifelong learning in facilitating social inclusion and economic regeneration in Wales tpalazon@cardiffmet.ac.uk02920205891
Professor Dan DaviesDean of School, Teacher assessment in primary science education, creativity, The use of ICT to support primary science educationdjdavies@cardiffmet.ac.uk02920416513
Sharne WatkinsLanguage and literacy in primary education, Educational developments in Wales, Learning through enquiry sjwatkins@cardiffmet.ac.uk02920416695
Kristine SobolMain teaching areas  Mathematics, Welsh Second Language and Welsh in Primary schools.  ksobol@cardiffmet.ac.uk02920417037
Meryl HopwoodTheatre in Education, Edward Bond mhopwood@cardiffmet.ac.uk02920416594
Dr Jan HuytonYouth and Community Work - supporting students, role of personal tutors, ethical issues to do with student support jhuyton@cardiffmet.ac.uk02920416499
​Daniel Tiplady​Welsh medium higher education. Welsh language services and legislation for staff, students and the public at HE level. dtiplady@cardiffmet.ac.uk  ​029 20417236

Digital Education

NameArea of ExpertiseEmailPhone Number
Professor Gary BeauchampICT in Education gbeauchamp@cardiffmet.ac.uk02920417262
Jason DaviesDigital Literacy: its impact on learning in compulsory education, Design technology and computer science enhancement, Primary Design Technology jasondavies@cardiffmet.ac.uk02920416556
Dr Cecilia Hannigan-DaviesOnline learning, Blended learning, Virtual learning environments channigan-davies@cardiffmet.ac.uk02920416798
Emily AbbinettICT in Education eabbinett@cardiffmet.ac.uk 02920416599
Kin YuThe use of ICT in education, Secondary Science education, Educational developments in ITET in Wales kyu@cardiffmet.ac.uk02920416533

Special Educational Needs

NameArea of ExpertiseEmailPhone Number
​Emily Abbinett​Special educational needs, ICT in Education, Assistive technologies Qualitative methodologies

eabbinett@cardiffmet.ac.uk

​02920416599
Robert TaffurelliMedia and television rtaffurelli@cardiffmet.ac.uk02920201573
Nina Jones Television industries, television drama, media theory, celebrity culture, gender studies, digital cultures and new media.  najones@cardiffmet.ac.uk 02920201574

Language in Education (Welsh and Foreign Language)

NameArea of ExpertiseEmailPhone Number
Sioned DafyddStudent confidence in the use of Welsh at Masters Level, The teaching of Welsh as a second language in Primary schools, The optimum school size for Welsh medium schools sdafydd@cardiffmet.ac.uk02920416528
Prof Janet LaugharneLanguages in Education, Bilingualism, with particular reference to Welsh and English in Wales, Metalinguistic knowledge / language awareness, Spoken Narrative jlaugharne@cardiffmet.ac.uk02920415677
Dr Jill Llewellyn- WilliamsModern Foreign Languages: Teaching and Learning, Language Acquisition and Memory, Linguistic Competence, Student Motivation and Involvement jlwilliams@cardiffmet.ac.uk 
Gina MorganDevelopments in the field of second language teaching in Welsh, The impact of the MEP programme and MEP students in raising standards in Welsh schools gmorgan@cardiffmet.ac.uk02920417251
Gabriel RobertsEnglish language testing and assessment, Sociolinguistics, Language fossilization and progressing stabilised language forms, Integration and training of displaced medical healthcare professionals  gjroberts@cardiffmet.ac.uk02920417188
Angharad WilliamsWelsh medium education ahwilliams@cardiffmet.ac.uk02920201582
​Dr Mirain Rhys​Bilingualism, minority languages, Welsh language, Early Years education, Welsh medium education, Educational policy and practice evaluations.

Welsh speaker
mrhys@cardiffmet.ac.uk​02920416892

English (Literature & Language)

NameArea of ExpertiseEmailPhone Number
​Dan Anthony​Children's Literature, Scriptwriting, Intellectual Property, Short Story Writing, Fiction, Writing in the Community, Festivals

danthony@cardiffmet.ac.uk

 

​02920417068
Dr Carmen CasaliggiEnglish - Ruskin and Turner, romanticism,  ccasaliggi@cardiffmet.ac.uk02920201566
Dr Dimitra FimiFantasy literature, Science Fiction in literature and film, Children’s literature and children’s fantasy, Classical, Celtic and Norse myth and folklore in literary texts, Adaptation of literary works for the screen dfimi@cardiffmet.ac.uk02920415885
Professor Jeff WallaceEnglish Lecturer, D.H. Lawrence, Haruki Murakami, John Berger, Abstraction as a critical concept, Literature and bibliotherapy, Literature and science, Humanism and posthumanism, Contemporary literatures jwallace@cardiffmet.ac.uk02920417102
Dr Elizabeth EnglishLesbian Modernism, Modernist writing, Literary censorship, Cultural hierarchies and the middlebrow, Early twentieth-century genre fictions eenglish@cardiffmet.ac.uk02920205634
Dr Kate NorthCreativity and Pedagogy, Writing in the Community, Interdisciplinary applications of writing practice, Narrative medicine, Novel writing and Short story writing, Poetry, Writing process and theory,Cross-genre writing, creative non-fiction, literary journalism knorth@cardiffmet.ac.uk 02920205839
​ Dr David E. OpravaP​oetry, Fiction, experimental writing

doprava@cardiffmet.ac.uk

​02920415940
​Dr Kathyrn Simpson​Modernism, Virginia Woolf, Contemporary Writing , LGBT Writing

ksimpson@cardiffmet.ac.uk

​02920 415980

Media

NameArea of ExpertiseEmailPhone Number
Robert Taffurelli

Working class inclusion in the film and media industries, Film Realism, Documentary and political cinema, American Independent Cinema, Film Journalism criticism, Regional film representation and identity

rtaffurelli@cardiffmet.ac.uk02920201573
Nina Jones Television industries, television drama, media theory, celebrity culture, gender studies, digital cultures and new media.  najones@cardiffmet.ac.uk 02920201574
​Michael Lovelock​LGBT people in reality TV

LGBT visibility in celebrity culture
LGBT vloggers
Gender fluidity

MLovelock@cardiffmet.ac.uk​02920201574