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Dr Richard Davies

Higher Education Research and Development Lead

Richard is an academic, educationalist and informal educator.. His research is primarily in philosophical approaches to educational policy and practice. At the moment, Richard is working on what we mean by upbringing and, in particular, what it means to be a mature, educated adult. He also works on the development of hybridised curricula - especially drawing together STEM and the arts.

Richard is primarily concerned with helping other academics develop their research in teaching and learning in higher education.

Richard spent 15 years in youth and community work. He began teaching youth work, but moved progressively into developing work-based and online learning. He as worked with a range of educational practitioners in formal and informal settings.