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Dr Elisabet Weedon

UoE Honorary staff

Willingness to take PhD students: Yes

Biography

Elisabet Weedon is the former Deputy Director and Senior Research Fellow in the Centre for Research in Education Inclusion and Diversity at the Moray House School of Education (www.creid.ed.ac.uk), University of Edinburgh. Joining CREID in May 2004, Elisabet previously worked with the Open University and at Perth College mainly on UHI Millenium Institute developments. She is now an Honorary Research Fellow in Moray House School of Education.

Research Interests

Elisabet Weedon's main research interests are in the area of further and higher education, equality and social justice in education.  She has worked on a range of projects including a large-scale 5-year European project entitled Towards a Lifelong Learning Society in Europe: the Contribution of the Education System, projects on disabled students in higher education, workplace learning and educational experiences and outcomes for Muslim pupils in England and Scotland.  She is currently working on issues relating to disability and widening access to higher education.

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Research outputs

  1. Gender and Scottish Education

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

  2. Fee regimes and widening access in the four UK nations: Are no-fees regimes necessarily more socially inclusive?

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

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Research activities & awards

  1. AQMeN International Conference

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conference

  2. Invited talk on widening access in the UK and Europe

    Activity: Academic talk or presentation typesInvited talk

  3. Transitions Across the Life Course of People with Disabilities: Experiences, Opportunities and Strategies, Off- and Online

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in workshop, seminar, course

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