Current PhD students
Recent PhD students
Masters teaching


Current PhD students

Stuart Allan: Enactments of digital pedagogy in an international online MBA

Noreen Dunnett: Re-imagining disengagement from learning: the sociomaterial practices of classrooms and digital game spaces

Christopher Hambley: Spatial theory in education

James Lamb: Meaning beyond words: multimodal assessment practices in the humanities and social sciences

Clara O’Shea: Gaming, learning and social kinds in digital education


Recent completions

Michela Clari: In the hands of the user: changing patterns of participation and learning through the digital collections of the Commission on the Ancient and Historical Museums of Scotland

Peter Evans: The impacts of social media applications on the theory and practices of work based learning

Jeremy Knox: Critical posthumanist perspectives on the open educational resources movement

Lulu Mahai: An ethnographic comparison of rural and urban students’ experiences of the Open University of Tanzania

Jen Ross: Online reflective practices and performances in Higher Education

Philippa Sheail: The ‘edgeless university’ and the ‘extensible self’: institution and identity in online distance education


Masters teaching

I teach and supervise mainly on the MSc in Digital Education at Edinburgh.