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  • United Kingdom

Accepting PhD Students

20152019
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Personal profile

Personal Statement

I am a lecturer in chemistry education, with teaching and supervision responsibilities on the PGDE chemistry. I also contribute to the teaching on BA routes and MA programme, as well as supervising reserach students from BA through to PhD routes. I moved to Starthclyde University from Brunel University London. Prior to that I had been an Initial Teacher Education tutor at Keele University (Staffordshire).

I taught science in schools in various parts of England before moving to Higher Education and retain a keen interest in all aspects of school science.

My major porfessional interests, outside teacher education and educational research, are science outreach and inclusive science education.

Research Interests

My research interests cluster around science education, specifically the impact of science outreach and inclusive science teaching. Related research areas include the preparation of teachers for inclusive practice.

Academic / Professional qualifications

2001- 2005  Open University  Doctorate in Education, Can mentoring raise attainment in Science?

1997-2000   Open University  Master of Arts (Education)

1985-1986   Univ. of Newcastle-upon-Tyne  Post Graduate Certificate in Education

1982-1985   Univ. of London  Bachelor of Science (Hons), Toxicology and Pharmacology

External positions

Member of Admissions Committee, Royal Society of Chemistry

31 Dec 2001 → …

Chair, Chemical Education Research Group, Royal Society of Chemistry

30 Jun 2001 → …

Keywords

  • inclusion, additional support needs, inclusive practice, inclusive pedagogy
  • chemistry
  • Pedagogy
  • Teacher Education

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Research Output 2015 2019

Approaching acids, bases and indicators inclusively

Essex, J., 16 Jan 2019, In : Education in Chemistry. February 2019, 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Curricula
pupil
curriculum
Acids
chemistry

Experiences of educational transition: young women with ASD, and the staff supporting them, speak

Essex, J. & Melham, P., 6 Feb 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Support for Learning. 35 p.

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Prizes

Fellowship of the Royal Society of Chemistry

Jane Essex (Recipient), 1 Feb 2012

Prize: Election to learned society

Nomination for the Royal Society of Chemistry: Inclusion and Diversity Award

Jane Essex (Recipient), 31 Jan 2019

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

Activities 2015 2019

Chemical Education Research Network North 19

Jane Essex (Participant), Lynn Dennany (Participant), Pamela Allan (Participant)
4 Apr 20195 Apr 2019

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

Reviewer for Teaching and Teacher Education

Jane Essex (Consultant)
18 Dec 2018

Activity: Consultancy typesConsultancy