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Dr Joseph Allison


School of Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences

01752 636700


Role Summary

Post-doctoral researcher for the Student-Led Knowledge Exchange (SLKE) project, exploring the conditions for successful SLKE activities, and developing a model to help enable SLKE.


2019 - Professional Doctorate in Education (EdD.)

Thesis title: Critical thinking across the disciplines: understanding and application.

2006 - Post-graduate Certificate in Education (PGCE) in Post-Compulsory Education and Training (PCET)

2001 - MSc. Coastal and Ocean Policy, University of Plymouth

2000 - BSc. (Hons. 2:1) Marine Science, University of Southampton


Research Methods (Criminology) - second-year module introducing students to research and the research design process, with an emphasis on Crimninology. 

Education in Society - third-year module for Social Science, looking at the various roles education plays in society.


Teaching and learning in higher education

Critical thinking in higher education.

Student-Led Knowledge Exchange.


Winter, J., Barton, G., Allison, J. & Cotton, D. (2015) ‘Learning Development and Education for Sustainability: what are the links?’. Journal of Learning Development in Higher Education, 0(8).


Allison, J. & Pan, W. (2011) 'Implementing and Evaluating the Integration of Critical Thinking into Problem Based Learning in Environmental Building'. Journal for Education in the Built Environment, 6(2); 93-115.


Pan, W. & Allison, J. (2010) 'Exploring Project Based and Problem Based Learning in Environmental Building Education by Integrating Critical Thinking'. International Journal of Engineering Education, 26(3); 547-553.

Expert Membership of professional bodies

Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA)

Roles on external bodies

Open University Press - Editorial Advisory Board

Other Interests

Camping, walking, paddle-boarding, kayaking, snorkelling and biking on the Moors, beaches and sea! 

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