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Education

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Professor Chris King

Public Policy and Professional Practice

Tel: 01782 734437

Mobile: Held by press office

Research Institute: Public Policy and Management

Homepage: http://www.keele.ac.uk/education/staff/chrisking/

Specialist Areas: Director of the Earth Science Education Unit, offering Earth science teaching workshops to science teachers across the UK. Research interests: the development and impact of Earth science teaching in the UK and overseas; the development of science education to include Earth science components.

Jane Essex

Public Policy and Professional Practice

Tel: 01782 737441

Mobile: Held by press office

Research Institute: Public Policy and Management

Homepage: http://www.keele.ac.uk/education/staff/janeessex/

Specialist Areas: Mentoring; the development of subject knowledge in trainee teachers; the history, philosophy and ethics of Science.

Jean Robson

Public Policy and Professional Practice

Tel: 01782 733192

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Research Institute: Public Policy and Management

Homepage: http://www.keele.ac.uk/depts/hm/Staff/robson.htm

Specialist Areas: International health programme appraisal, planning, management & evaluation with particular expertise in SRH and PHC programmes ; curriculum design and educational innovation for health professions in developing countries; educational audit in health training institutions ; tools and approaches for health training needs assessment; work-related learning and conventional management learning for health programme managers in developing countries; capacity building for human resources for health (HRH).

Dr Russell Crawford

Medicine

Tel: 01782 734640

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Homepage: http://www.keelebasicbites.com

Specialist Areas: Metabolic biochemistry; use of video in student learning

Ms Mari Connal

Science Learning Centre West Midlands

Tel: 01782 734429

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Homepage: http://www.slcs.ac.uk/wm

Specialist Areas: Teacher Continuing Professional Development ; Schools Continuing Professional Development

Professor Robert McKinley

Medicine

Tel: 01782 734667

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Research Institute: Primary Care & Health Sciences

Homepage: http://www.keele.ac.uk/health/schoolofmedicine/staffinformation/profiles/bobmckinley/#d.en.14735

Specialist Areas: Educational expertise: • General practice and community based education • Assessment and development of skills • Faculty development Research expertise: • Assessment and enhancement of the skills of health professionals • Development of reliable and valid measures of skills • Development of reliable and valid patient report measures • Evaluation of educational and training • Randomised controlled trials in primary care

Dr Emma Dawson

Public Policy and Professional Practice

Tel: 01782 733978

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Homepage: http://www.worldlits.com

Specialist Areas: Multiculturalism and policy; multicultural literature and diaspora literature; National Curriculum and its reference to teach ‘literature from different cultures and traditions’.(Read Around published in April 2008); world literature in English including writing from Africa, India, Sri Lanka, Malaysia, Caribbean (Anthologies of world literature to be published over 2008-2010 by CCC Press, Notts. UK); world Englishes (literature); postcolonial Literature; travel to Iraq in 2005, 2007 – the question of the Kurds.

Dr Farzana Shain

Public Policy and Professional Practice

Tel: 01782 733118

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Research Institute: Public Policy and Management

Homepage: http://www.keele.ac.uk/education/staff/shainfarzana/

Specialist Areas: Sociology of education; raced, classed and gendered identities and inequalities; youth, social policy and education; professionalism and managerialism in education

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Dr Jonathan Parker

Politics, International Relations and Philosophy

Tel: 01782 733547

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Research Institute: Social Sciences

Homepage: http://www.keele.ac.uk/spire/staff/parker/

Specialist Areas: Higher education; education policy; curriculum; governance of education; internationalisation of higher education; comparative education; study abroad; American politics

Dr Alexandra Lamont

Psychology

Tel: 01782 733323

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Research Institute: Social Sciences

Homepage: http://www.keele.ac.uk/psychology/people/alamont/

Specialist Areas: Music psychology: Why and how people choose to engage with music. The effects music has on the listener. Musical development across the lifespan from infancy to adulthood. Consequences of musical engagement for musical, social and intellectual development. Music education: children\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\'s motivations and attitudes towards music at school; the effects of the music curriculum on how music is taught in schools; evaluations of extra music programmes on children\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\'s learning and development.

Dr Sally Findlow

Public Policy and Professional Practice

Tel: 01782 733913

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Research Institute: Public Policy and Management

Homepage: http://www.keele.ac.uk/education/staff/sallyfindlow/

Specialist Areas: Higher education and social and political change; The interplay of culture and cognition in higher education, and in the differential effects diverse cultures have on learning; Higher education in the Middle East / the Arab Gulf

Professor Nick Foskett

Vice-Chancellor

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Homepage: http://www.keele.ac.uk/vco/vice-chancellor/

Specialist Areas: The marketisation of education; educational and career choice processes by young people, including the nature and impact of the funding of students in higher education; widening participation; the management and leadership of schools, colleges and universities; the interface of government policy and the management of educational institutions; the internationalisation of higher education; capacity building in universities in the developing world; student recruitment

Professor Andy Garner

Faculty of Health

Tel: 01782 733901

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Specialist Areas: Health education policy; National Health Service; drug development; gastrointestinal tract; ulcer disease

Professor Patricia Black

Pharmacy

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Homepage: http://www.keele.ac.uk/pharmacy/staff/blackpatricia/

Specialist Areas: Postgraduate pharmacy education and professional development