Helen Marwick


  • United Kingdom

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Helen Marwick is a developmental psychologist in the School of Education, who lectures on child development and on autism, and has researched extensively on social interactions, communicative development and interpersonal understanding. She is currently involved in research on intersubjectivity and social engagement, and on conceptual development within autism spectrum disorders, and has developed the Joint-Play Intersubjectivity Assessment Method (JPIAM), also known as  ‘Playboxes’, which promotes and assesses active interpersonal engagement and communication, and which is being used in a number of school settings across Scotland and internationally. Helen is a member of international research groups investigating neurodevelopmental disorders and social communication, and is a regular invited addressee and keynote speaker at international conferences.

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Projects 2008 2015

Research Output 2003 2018

8 Downloads (Pure)

Eliciting student teachers' views on educational research to support practice in the modern diverse classroom: a workshop approach

McCartney, E., Marwick, H., Hendry, G. & Ferguson, E. C., 13 Sep 2018, In : Higher Education Pedagogies. 3, 1, p. 342-372 31 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
educational research
student teacher
work research
primary sector
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Tensions and challenges concerning ethics on video research with young children - experiences from an international collaboration among seven countries

Rutanen, N., Amorim, K. D. S., Marwick, H. & White, J., 13 Jul 2018, In : Video Journal of Education and Pedagogy. 3, 14 p., 7.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
moral philosophy

Activities 2013 2014

  • 3 Key-note speaker and plenary lectures at conferences
  • 3 Organiser of special symposia
  • 2 Organiser of major conference

International Conference: Action on Autism Research in Scotland

Anna Robinson (Organiser), Helen Marwick (Organiser), Aline-Wendy Dunlop (Organiser)
7 Nov 2014

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesOrganiser of major conference

Action on Autism Seminar 4

Anna Robinson (Organiser), Helen Marwick (Organiser), Aline-Wendy Dunlop (Organiser)
9 Jul 201410 Jul 2014

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesOrganiser of special symposia