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Some of our publications

Our aim here is to engage with you as prospective research students and researching professionals prior to submission of your proposal and/or enquiries directed to potential supervisors as well as the A&C Convenor: Professor Pam Burnard at

Burnard, P., Dragovic, T., Heaton, R., and Rogers, B. (2019) Why Policy Matters Particularly in Professional Doctorates.  Methodologies for Practice Research, Sense.

Burke, C. (2018) Feet, footwork, footwear and “being alive” in the modern school. Paedagogica Historica International Journal of the History of Education
Issue 1-2: Special Issue: Education and the Body, 54(1-2)

Burke, C. (2018) Humanism, modernism and designing education. Journal of the History of Education Society 47 (2).  

Burke, C, 'Poetry, materialities and montage: towards new histories of 20th century school architecture' in Kelly, J. and Hegarty, S. (eds) (2017) Schools and Schooling. 1650-2000. New perspectives on the history of education - the eighth Seamus Heaney lectures.

Burke, C. and Konings, K. (2016) Recovering lost histories of educational design: A case study in contemporary participatory strategies. Oxford Review of Education, 42.

Burke, C. (2016) ‘Quiet Stories of Educational Design’ in Darian-Smith, K. and Willis, J (eds) Designing Schools: Space, Place and Pedagogy. London. Routledge.

Barfield, J., Burke, C. and Peacock, A. 'Creating a space for irresistible learning' in Biddulph, J. and Gronn, P. (2016) A University's Challenge. Cambridge's primary school for the nation. Cambridge University Press.

Burke, C. (2015) ‘Hidden Internationalisms: Tradition and Modernism in Post-war Primary School Design 1948-1972’ in Breward, C., Fisher, F. and Wood, G. (eds) British Design. Tradition and Modernity after 1948. London. Bloomsbury Academic.

Burke, C. and Grosvenor I (2015) The School I’d Like Revisited. London Routledge (revised second edition of 2003 volume).

Burke, C., Grosvenor, I. and Norlin, B. (eds.) (2015) Engaging with Educational Spaces Umea: University of Umea, e-book.

de Bruin, L., Burnard, P. and Davies, S. (Eds) (2018) Creativities in Arts Education, Research and Practice: International Perspectives for the Future of Learning and Teaching. The Netherlands: SensePublishers.

Burnard, P., Cook, P., Jasilek, S., and Bauer-Nilsen, B. (2018) Performing arts activism: Conceptualising an intercultural choreographic practice and dance performance called ‘Melting Ice’. Choreographic Practices: Special Issue Performing Ecologies in a World in Crisis, 9(1).

Burnard, P. (2016) Musical Creativities in Practice. Translated into Chinese. Shanghai, China: Shanghai Music Press.

Burnard, P. Mackinlay, E. and Powell, K. (2016) (Eds) The Routledge International Handbook of Intercultural Arts Research. London: Routledge. 

Denmead, T. (2018) Creative Underclass: Youth, Labor, and the 21st Century City: Durham, North Carolina: Duke University Press.

Denmead, T. (2018) The aesthetic labor of creativity. Educational Theory. (forthcoming)

Denmead, T (2018). On the Concept of Youth in Art Education: A Review of the Literature. Studies in Art Education 59 (1), 55-67.

Denmead, T (2015). For the lust of not knowing: Lessons from artists for educational ethnography In. L. Bresler (ed). Lessons from the Arts for Research . Dordrecht, Netherlands: Springer.

Denmead, T and Brown, R. N. (2014). Ride or Die: An Instructional Resource.< Art Education, 67(6), 47-53 .

Denmead , T. (2013) Artists against despotic nations? The muddle of creative workforce policy. International Journal of Education Through Art, Special Issue: Creative Industries. 13(9), 1-18.

Hickman, R. (2018, 4th edition). An Art Miscellany for the Weary & Perplex'd. Corsham: NSEAD/Barking publications [ISBN: 978-0-904684-34-6]

Sinha. P. and Hickman, R. (2018). The Sabar ways of knowing: Sustainable ideas towards educational ecology. International Journal of Art & design Education, 37(1), 113-124.

Hickman, R. and Sinha, P. (2017). Adivasi aesthetic knowing: A duographic account. Visual Inquiry 5(3), 317-328.

Hickman, R. (2011). The Art & Craft of Pedagogy: Portraits of Effective Teachers. London: Continuum. [ISBN: 9781847062901]

Hickman, R. (2010, 2nd ed.). Why We Make Art - and why it is taught. Bristol: Intellect. [ISBN: 1841503789]

Morrison, M.  (2013) Hearts and Minds - Teacher development through Embodied Learning.  International Drama in Education (IDEA) Conference Paris.

Morrison.M, Lepp.M ( 2012) Bringing the personal to the professional: Pre-service teaching students explore conflict through an applied drama approach.  Applied Theatre Research, 14(1), 63-76.

Burton. B, Lepp. M, Morrison, M & O'Toole. J (2009) Acting to Manage Conflict and Bullying Through Evidence-Based Strategies. The Netherlands: Springer.

Lepp.M, Morrison, M & Nolbris. M  (forthcoming)   Visual Arts based methods within Health Care and Health Care Education: A systematic Literature review .  Nursing Today. Esevier.

Finney, J., Hickman, R., Nicholl, B., Morrison,  M., & Rudduck J, (2005) Rebuilding Engagement through the Arts. Cambridge: Pearson.

Nicholl, B., Flutter, J.A.E., Hosking, I.M. and Clarkson, P.J (forthcoming). Transforming practice in Design and Technology: evidence from a classroom-based research study of students’ responses to an intervention on inclusive design. The Curriculum Journal Routledge.

Nicholl, B., Hosking, I., Elton, E., Lee, Y., Bell, J. & Clarkson, P. (2012) Inclusive design in the Key Stage 3 classroom: an investigation of teachers’ understanding and implementation of user-centred design principles in design and technology,International Journal of Technology and Design Education. Springer, Netherlands.Doi: 10.1007/s10798-012-9221-9

McLellan, R., & Nicholl B(2011). 'If I was going to design a chair, the last thing I would look at is a chair'. Product analysis and the causes of fixation in students' design work 11-16 years. International Journal of Technology and Design Education21(1), 71-92.

Nicholl, B. (2009) The epistemological differences between a teacher and researcher: A Personal Journey illustrating second order action research Design and Technology: An International Journal, 14(3),  21-36

Staff and Doctoral Students' collaborations

Workshops on and performances of arts-based research methodologies and methods feature as part of the Faculty’s annual Kaleidoscope Conference, and capacity building around getting published is a feature of many of our staff-student collaborations and publications (some examples identified below with previous ACE and latterly PhD doctoral and postdoctoral students, names are italicized):

Burnard, P., Dragovic, T., Jasilek, S., Fenyvesi, K., Rolls, L., Durning, A., and Biddulph, James. (2017) 'The art of creating possibility spaces for fostering STEAM practices in primary education'. In X. Du and T. Chemi (Eds)  Innovation and Change in Education Cross-cultural Perspectives Special Issue: Arts-based Methods in Education Across the World. River Publishers.

Despres, Jean-Paul., Burnard, P., Dube, F., & S. Stevance (2017) Expert western classical music improviser's strategies. Journal of Research in Music Education, 65(2), July.

Heaton, RebeccaBurnard, P., and Nikolova, Afrodita. (in review) Exploring the affective space of artographic pedagogic practice in professional doctorate education.

Kuo, Hsu-Chan, Burnard, P., McLellan, et al. (2017) The development of indicators for creativity education and aquestionnaire to evaluate its delivery and practice. Thinking Skills and Creativity, 24, 186-198.

Burnard, P., Holliday, C., Jasilek, S., and Nikolova, Afrodita. (2017) 'Artists and arts-based method use in higher education: A living inquiry of an academic programme in a school of education'. In T. Chemi and X. Du (Eds) Arts-based Methods and Organizational Learning: Higher Education Around The World. Series Title - Palgrave Studies in Business, Arts and Humanities. Palgrave Macmillan.

Sinha. Pallawi. and Hickman, R. (2018). The Sabar ways of knowing: Sustainable ideas towards educational ecology. International Journal of Art & design Education, 37(1), 113-124.

Hickman, R. and Sinha, Pallawi. (2017). Adivasi aesthetic knowing: A duographic account. Visual Inquiry 5(3), 317-328.

Stahl, G., Burnard, P., & Burt-Perkins, R. (2017) Critical reflections on the use of Bourdieu's tools 'In Concert' to understand the practices of learning in three musical sites. Sociological Research Online, 18(4), DOI/pdf/10.1177/1360780417724073

Burnard, P., Dragovic, T., Ottewell, Karen. and Lim, Wai Mun. (2018) Voicing the professional doctorate and the researching professional’s identity: Theorising EdD's uniqueness. The London Review of Education Special Feature on Professional Doctorates, 16(1). DOI:

EdD students, Simon Dowling, Rebecca Kitchen, James Edward Knowles, Gavin Turner, Denise Whalley, Karen Ottewell, Wai Mun Lim and EdD lecturers Julia Flutter, Riikka Hofmann, Tatjana Dragovic and Pam Burnard, all of whom were contributing authors, featured in:

Burnard, P., Dragovic, T., Flutter, J., and Alderton, J. (2016) (Eds). Transformative Doctoral Research Practices for Professionals. Amsterdam: SensePublishers. 

See more doctoral student publications featured in eBook: Burnard, P., Ross, V., Dragovic, T., Powell, K., Minors, H., Mackinlay, E. (Eds) (2017) 'Building Interdisciplinary and Intercultural Bridges: Where Practice Meets Research and Theory'. eBook: BIBACC Publishing ISBN 978-0-9957727-0-0