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Research Groups:• Arts and Humanities Research Group (AHRG)
Research Interests:• Creative Writing Theory• Postcolonial Wales• Cardiff History• Welsh Writing in English Literature• Specific Learning Difficulties in HE
Books / book chaptersRichie is due to have his first short story,
Distant Voices, published as a part of Cardiff Metropolitan University's 'Metropolitan' collection next year. The piece is a part of his PhD thesis.
Conference papersRichie will be presenting a paper on Poetics, as a method of Creative Writing research, at Cardiff Metropolitan's conference for Creative Writing next year.
Richie Copeland was born in Caerphilly, Wales. He studied his BA Hons English and MA Hons Creative Writing at the University of Wales Lampeter, where he discovered a passion for writing. He has subsequently achieved his PGCE (PCET) from Cardiff University, and has subsequently taught English for Essential Skills, GCSE, A Level and Undergraduate. He is currently studying his PhD in Creative Writing, and lectures Writing Poetry at Cardiff Metropolitan University. He can often be found in a dark room, armed with coffee, where he will be writing frantically.
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• Risk perception
• Outdoor Learning
Sarah Dauncey is a full-time PhD student (Academic Associate) in the School of Education. Sarah has gained a first class degree in Education and Early Childhood Studies. Her research focus is on early year practitioners’ perceptions of risk and its impact upon pedagogy.
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Research Interests:• Creative Writing• Rhizomatic research• Economic recession• Mental health• Male inexpressivity• Masculinity• City writing• Abjection
An extract from Kirsty's thesis,
In My Hand, has been published in Cardiff Metropolitan's Creative Writing Anthology (2015).
Kirsty is currently a full-time PhD student in Creative Writing. She is using the concept of the rhizome to explore the impact of the economic recession on mental health. Her thesis consists of two parts, the first of which is a novel set in her hometown of Newport, Wales and follows the physical and mental decline of a heroin addict. The second part is a critical commentary that reflects on the construction of male inexpressivity in her own writing and that of other fiction writers.
Kirsty has aspired to be a writer since childhood. Her favourite book,
Yearsof Solitude by Gabriel García Márquez, was a gift from her high school English teacher. She loves writing in pencil, reading in bed with a Strongbow and finding inspiration in the strangest of places.
MA Creative Writing (Cardiff Metropolitan University, 2014).
BA (Hons) English Studies with Film Studies (University of Glamorgan, 2010).
Kirsty is on campus every Monday, Wednesday and most weekends.
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Memberships:• BAVS (British Association of Victorian Studies)• ASLE-UKI (association for the Study of Literature and Environment - UK & Ireland)
Research Interests:• Victorian Studies• Ecocriticism• Literature and the Environment• Gender Studies• British Romanticism
Conference papersPhilpin, S. (2013) ''Reading the Thames': Constructing the Rural and the Urban via the "middle-class Englishwoman" and the "decidedly vulgar" Victorian Female in George Bernard Shaw's Mrs Warren's Profession' in
Rural-Urban Relationships in the Nineteenth Century, at Southampton University, 20 September 2013.
Selina Philpin began her PhD at Cardiff Metropolitan University in September 2012, having completed her MA English and BA (Hons) English and Popular Culture at the same institution. Selina's research considers representations of the River Thames within late Victorian literature from an ecocritical perspective.
She is currently an Associate Tutor within the School of Education's Department of Humanities. Alongside her role at Cardiff Metropolitan, Selina is an English Lecturer at Neath Port Talbot College Group in Brecon, where she teaches on the BA (Hons) English and History degree programme, franchised through Glyndŵr University.
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Research Groups:• Education and Social Research Group (ESRG)
Research Interests:• Interactive technologies in education• Early years• Play pedagogy• Outdoor learning
iTILT (Interactive Teaching in Languages with Technologies) 2014-2017Funding: ERASMUS+Role: Research Assistant
IoST (Internet of School Things Evaluation)Role: Research Assistant
Having received first class honours on completion of her Education and Early Childhood BA at Cardiff Met, Ruby has taken on the role of research assistant on the second iTILT project, as well as a research role on the IoST evaluation. Alongside this funded research, she is working on a part-time PhD, focusing on the uses of mobile technologies in early years play.
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Research Interests:• Gender Studies• Posthumanism• Research methods in Creative Writing
Lucy completed her MA in English Literature and Creative Writing at Cardiff Metropolitan in 2012 and is now a full-time third year Creative Writing and Critical Practice PhD candidate. Her research focuses on how biomedical science is changing traditional concepts of parenting. She is currently an Associate Tutor within the School of Education’s Department of H
Within the Folds: How Biomedical Science is redefining Traditional Concepts of Parenthood and Parenting
Factors Affecting Acceptance and Students' Intention in the Use of E-learning Systems at Kuwait University, Based on the Perceptions of Female Students: Implementation of a Technology Acceptance Model in E-Learning Environments
Angels at the National and Bohemians in the West End: Transposing & Reviving American dramatic depictions of AIDS to the British stage in Angels in America & Rent
The genesis of Tolkien's mythology
Socio-linguistic challenges facing displaced medical professionals
A Study on the Use of ICT in Teaching in Secondary Schools in Kuwait
Anglo-American Relations and the Demise Of Detente, 1977-79
School, Physical Education and the Primary-Secondary transition
The Application of TAM model for the Investigation Of Students' Attitudes towards ICT, and Factors which Influence Students' ICT Use In Learning in HE in Kuwait
The Motivations For And The Barriers To Adult Learners' (aged 30 plus) Participation In Higher Education Institutions In South Wales
ICT in Teaching Undergraduate Science and Humanities Courses at Jordanian Public Universities: an Exploration of Lecturer Attitudes and Pedagogic Beliefs
Attitudes and perceptions of Design Technology students towards the subject: A case of five junior secondary schools in Botswana
A sociolinguistic study of postgraduate students’ perceptions of using English for Academic Purposes
Interpreting the new lower primary art and craft component of the Creative and Performing Arts, the Botswana national curriculum: Case studies of four primary schools in the South Central and Central north region. An Illuminative evaluation.
Perceptions of Sprituality and Spiritual Development in Education held by Teachers and Students on ITET courses
Local Government And Governance In Gwent, 1972-96, with Special Reference To School Education
Young children’s responses to storytelling and story reading: an investigation in language and imagination
Music as pedagogic discourse: an ethnographic case study on one Year 9 class of pupils and their music teacher in one South Wales secondary school
An investigation of the use of children's literature in Key Stage One teaching in Cardiff with specific reference to its possible use in Malaysian Primary English language classes
A New partnership model of teacher education
Enterprise: The Academic’s Challenge
To Teach or not to Teach: A Study of Dyslexia in Teacher Education
A Framework For Observing, Understanding And Developing Learning Dispositions In The Early Years: The Implications For Learning And Teaching At An Integrated Learning Centre
What’s To Enjoy About Herding Cats? –The Experiences Of Middle Level Academic Managers In Higher Education During Times Of Institutional Change
The SENCO Role: Support, Training And Development Needs
An Examination of Reiteration in a Rural Welsh Local Authority Setting from Pupil Referral Unit (PRU) to Mainstream Education
An Analysis Of The Effects Upon Teaching And Learning When Adopting The Principles And Practices Of Assessment For Learning (AFL) Within a Higher Education (HE) Context
Examining the Implementation of an emotional Literacy programme on the pedagogy and reflective practice of trainee teachers
Study Skills - An investigation into the mechanisms of integration within and external to the curriculum
Reactivation of Lost Language Skills: An Investigation Into The Most Effective Ways Of Facilitating The Return Of Previously Learnt Language Skills In The Context Of The PGCE MFL Programme And ITET Students' Professional Learning