Dr Bill Davies

 

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Principal Lecturer 

Telephone number: 029 2041 6539​
E-mail address: gdavies@cardiffmet.ac.uk

 

Bill  is a Principal Lecturer in the Cardiff School of Sport which he joined in 1993 having spent the previous 10 years lecturing in the department of Social work  (Special Educational Needs) He is responsible for the organisation delivery and continued  development of the year 1 residential programme  which is aimed at smoothing the transition into the school for new students. He also has supervisory responsibility for Phd and Masters students undertaking research dissertation work. His undergraduate teaching focusses on Outdoor activities and problem solving.

Research / Publications

Crocker A.C. & Davies G. (2005) Is Active Sport Killing Middle Aged and Older Athletes ? Masters Athletics 71, April, 27–29

Davies G & Crocker A.C, (2005) “Then, Tomorrow and Now – Masters Athletics” Masters Athletics
Williams, J.J., Hughes, M., O'Donoghue, P. and Davies, G. (2005), The effect of rule changes on match and ball in play time in rugby union. International Journal of Performance Analysis in Sport, 5, 3, 1-11

Williams, J., O'Donoghue, P., Hughes, M. and Davies, G. (2006). The effect of rule changes on the scrum in rugby union with regards to the Six Nations, Tri Nations, European Cup and Super 12 competitions. In Dancs, H., Hughes, M. and O’Donoghue, P. (eds) Notational Analysis of Sport - VII , Cardiff : UWIC, pp. 407 – 418

Mellick, M., Fleming, S., & Davies , G, ( 2007) An interpretative analysis of interpersonal communication ; a case study from elite rugby union match officiating. International Journal of Performance analysis 7,2, 92 - 105

Williams, J.J., Hughes, M., O'Donoghue, P. and Davies, G. (2006), The effect of rule changes on the scrum in rugby union with regards to the Six Nations, Tri Nations, European Cup and Super 12 competitions. World Congress of Performance Analysis of Sport 7. Daniel Berzsenyi College, Szombathely, Hungary, August.
Support for External Examiners not Working in Higher Education (Conner C and Davies G 2005) Funded Research report commissioned (£5000) by Higher Education Academy available at https://www.heacademy.ac.uk/node/4501

Davies G (2010) Induction and employability: the outdoor activity residential contribution available at https://www.heacademy.ac.uk/node/3716

Teaching and Supervision

Current teaching
Undergraduate
levels  4,5,6  Module leader for outdoor pursuits and problem solving
independent research project supervisor for level 6 students
Postgraduate

Contributions to level 7programme in Sport Leadership and Management module:
Research and reflexivity and
 Experiential learning day : teambuilding in the out doors

Current supervision

Completions

Huw Crimmins

MPhil

2004

DoS

Bernadette Elias

MPhil

2006

Supervisor

Sue Sanders

PhD

2006

Supervisor

Mark Lowther

PhD

2010

Luciana Dasilva Martin

PHD

2011

Supervisor

Completions


Carwyn Jones

PhD

1994

Supervisor

Martin Lindley

PhD

1995

DoS

Mikel Mellik

PhD

1999

DoS

Cerys Humphreys

MPhil

2000

DoS

Jason Williams

PhD

2002

Supervsor

Kevin Morgan

PhD

2002

DoS

David Wasely

PhD

2003

DoS

Jeremy Moody

PhD

2006

DoS

Lisa Edwards

PhD

2000

Supervisor

David Fletcher

PhD

2003

SUpervisopr

Ian Mitchell

PhD

2002

Supervisor

Declan Connaughton

PhD

1998

Supervisor

Andrea Faull

PhD

2003

DoS

Melissa Anderson

Mphil

2005

Supervisor

Peter Treadwell

PhD

2006

Supervisor

Adrian Mccann

PhD

2005

Supervisor

DAvid Thomas

Ed D

2009

DOS

Heather Duncan

Ed D

2009

DOS

Maria Galdes

PhD

2004

Supervisor

Catherine O'Hara

Ed D

2011

DOS

Paul Renton

PhD

2014

DOS

 

External Links

Induction and employability: the outdoor activity residential contribution

£5000

Higher Education Academy

(2010)

External examiners from non academic Backgrounds

£5000

Higher Education Academy

2006

Freeswim Evaluation

£160,000

Welsh Assembly Government

2005

Developing Joint training in Leisure and Disability Awareness

£10,000

Cardiff Social Services and Health Authority

1995

Leisure opportunities for Adults with Learning disability

£4,000

Welsh office

1994

Evaluation of multidisciplinary post qualifying courses in Wales

£ 3,500

CCETSW

1993

Lord, R., Rowlands, C., Haworth, C., and Davies, G. (2013). Experiences of Students with Dyslexia in Cardiff Metropolitan University: Identifying good practice & recommendations for change. A Cardiff Met Learning Teaching and Development Unit funded project (£3000).

Additional Projects

I have been awarded a £3,000 research project funded by the Cardiff School of Education, Cardiff Metropolitan University: Project team: Fiona Diffey, Dr Kevin Morgan and Dr Anna Bryant. Project title: Physical Literacy Primary School Research Project, Summer 2012. I am a member of the ‘Physical Education Welsh and Bilingual Resources Panel’, Department of Education and Skills.

Qualifications and Awards

BA Hons

Geography

UCW Aberystwyth

1975

MAEd

Psychology & Special needs

Cardiff University

1976

PGCE

Geography

Exeter University

1976

PhD

Psychology

Cardiff University

1981

Adv Dip Research Supervision

Research Supervision

Leeds Metropolitan University

2002

 

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