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Biography

Sheila Riddell is Director of the Centre for Research in Education Inclusion and Diversity at the Moray House School of Education, University of Edinburgh.  She previously worked as Director of the Strathclyde Centre for Disability Research, University of Glasgow.

Research Interests

Her research interests are in the broad field of equality and social inclusion, with particular reference to gender, social class and disability in the fields of education, training, employment and social care.  Sheila is currently working on projects investigating higher education, lifelong learning policy, and special and inclusive education across Europe.

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Research activities & awards

  1. Embedding equal opportunities in education: unrealistic dream or achievable vision?

    Activity: Participation in conference, seminar or training courseParticipation in workshop, seminar, course

  2. Meeting with Professor Peter Scott, Fair Acccess Commissioner of the Scottish Government

    Activity: Business and communityHosting of external visitor (non-academic)

  3. Riddell gave evidence on ASN to Scottish Government's Education & Skills Committee

    Activity: Business and communityProviding oral or written evidence for non-academic board, committee, working group or advisory panel

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