Projects overview

Here is a list of current research projects being undertaken in The School of Education. You can find further details about each project by visiting the project webpages: 

Current projects

Project

Lead staff member

Research Cluster

Funder

Start date

End date

Multilingual Streets: Translating and Curating the Linguistic Landscape

Webpage

Jessica Bradley Literacy Research AHRC April 2019 March 2020

Communities' languages, identities and belonging in participatory health care interventions

Webpage

Dr Sabine Little Early Childhood Research Global Challenges Research Fund July 2019 July 2020

Heritage Language Families – Identity and Well-being

Webpage

Dr Sabine Little Early Childhood Research BA/Leverhulme Small Research Grant SRG 2018 May 2018 January 2019

Cross-Language Dynamics: Reshaping Community 

Webpage

Dr Sabine Little Centre for Research in Early Childhood Education AHRC-Funded OWRI Programme August 2018 July 2019

Life, Death, Disability and the Human: Living Life to the Fullest

Webpage

Prof Dan Goodley Centre for Critical Psychology and Education ESRC April 2017 March 2020

Makerspaces in the early years: Enhancing digital literacy and creativity’ (MakEY)

Webpage

Prof. Jackie Marsh Centre for the Study of Literacies European Commission, Research and Innovation Staff Exchange (RISE) Jan 2017 June 2019

The digital literacy and multimodal practices of young children (DigiLitEY)

Webpage    Blog

Prof. Jackie Marsh Centre for the Study of Literacies COST Oct 2015 Oct 2019

Nurturing Slovak Roma Children at Secondary School: A Longitudinal Study

Webpage

Dr Mark Payne Centre for the Study of Literacies Academies Enterprise Trust Sept 2015 Oct 2020

iHuman Research Centre

Webpage

Prof. Dan Goodley and Dr Kirsty Liddiard Centre for Critical Psychology and Education TUOS Jan 2015 Ongoing

Childhoods and Play British Academy

Website

Prof. Jackie Marsh Centre for Research in Early Childhood Education The British Academy April 2012

March 2022


Recent Projects

Project Lead staff member Research Centre Funder Start date End date

Creating Living Knowledge: Impact Bid (Taking yourself Seriously)

Prof. Kate Pahl

Centre for the Study of Literacies

AHRC

Jan 2017

Jan 2018

Imagine: The social, historical, cultural and democratic context of civic engagement: imagining different communities and making them happen

Website

Prof. Kate Pahl Centre for the Study of Literacies ESRC Jan 2013 Dec 2017

Understanding the motivations and barriers to shared reading with young children

Webpage

Dr Rachael Levy Centre for Research in Early Childhood Education Economic and Social Research Council March 2015 July 2018

Making in the Community: Engaging Children in STEM through STEAM

Website

Prof. Jackie Marsh Centre for Research in Early Childhood Education Oct 2018

ORIM

Website

Prof Cathy Nutbrown Centre for Research in Early Childhood Education ESRC/IIKE June 2017 Dec 2018

Cooking, Nutrition and Healthy Eating in Schools in England

Webpage

Dr Caroline Hart Centre for Research in Early Childhood Education SSPIKE May 2017 Dec 2018

Brexit, trade, migration and higher education

Webpage

Dr Vassiliki Papatsiba Centre for the Study of Higher Education ESRC June 2017 November 2018
Evaluation of the Sheffield Healthy Minds Framework Prof Tom Billington Centre for Critical Psychology and Education Sheffield City Council April 2017 July 2018

Changing Behaviour through technology: therapeutic culture and the digital revolution

Webpage

Dr China Mills Centre for Critical Psychology and Education British Academy March 2017 April 2018

Taking Around the Toilet to New Spaces

Website Blog

Dr Kirsty Liddiard Centre for Critical Psychology and Education AHRC Feb 2017 Jan 2018