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RA6a: Additional observations, Evidence of esteem

Editorial work
Staff are engaged in a wide range of activities that indicate the esteem in which they are held in professional and academic communities. For example, they are editorial board members of the following journals: British Journal of Sociology of Education (Fuller); Emotional and Behavioural Difficulties, (Charlton), Health Education (Rolls), International Journal of Early Childhood (Catherwood) and New Therapist (Charlton). Catherwood, Collinson, Evans, Fuller, Hockey, Littledyke, and Terrell undertake reviewing for academic journals and proceedings of international conferences, act as publisher's readers and referee Research Council proposals. Staff have acted as external examiner for 10 PhDs: Catherwood (La Trobe, 2000); Charlton (de Los Andes, 1997); Fuller (Nottingham, 1996, 1998, Reading, 1997, 1999, Queensland University of Technology, 2000); Woodward (Leeds Metropolitan, 1999, University of Wales Institute, Cardiff, 2000, Lancaster, 2000).

Activity in Learned Societies
In recognition of Catherwood’s contribution to its work, the Australasian Human Development Association created her a lifetime member in 1996. From 1997-2000 Fuller was an Executive member of the British Educational Research Association; Lakin chaired the Environmental Education Task Group of the Association for Science Education (1994-97); while Woodward was an Executive member (1997-99) and, from 2000, Chair of the Through the Glass Ceiling Network of Women in Higher Education Management. She has been an Executive member of the UK Council for Graduate Education since 1997.

International Visits
During 1999 Terrell gave keynote addresses on dyslexia and dyspraxia to Zimbabwe Remedial Teachers’ Association and at Cape Town College, University of the Western Cape. In the same year Woodward made a British Council sponsored visit to the University of Marmara, Istanbul, with which the College has a formal academic link, making presentations to university staff and students and to senior HRM staff from a regional health services network. Fuller was a visiting scholar at OISE, University of Toronto, in 2000.

International Conference Papers
Researchers from Identities and Inequalities gave the following papers:
Collinson: XIV World Congress of Sociology, Montreal, Canada (1998), CEDAR ‘Case Study Research in Education’, Warwick (1998), 'The Culture Society', International Sociological Association, Barcelona, Spain (2000).
Evans: International Sociological Association Biography and Society Conference, London, (2000).
Fuller: International Sociology of Education, Sheffield (1997), CEDAR ‘Case Study Research in Education’, Warwick (1998), Gender and Education, Warwick (1999), International Interdisciplinary Congress on Women, Tromso, Norway (2 papers, 1999); International Study Association on Teacher Thinking, Kiel (1997), Dublin (1999); International Congress for School Effectiveness and Improvement, San Antonio, USA (1999); Australian Society for Educational Technology/Higher Education Research and Development Society of Australasia International Conference, Queensland University of Technology, Toowoomba, Australia (2000).
Hockey: XIV World Congress of Sociology, Montreal, Canada (1998), CEDAR ‘Case Study Research in Education’, Warwick (1998), Social Theory, Politics and the Arts conference, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, USA (1999), 'The Culture Society', International Sociological Association, Barcelona, Spain (2000).
Woodward: International Conference of Leisure Studies Association, Leeds (1998); International Interdisciplinary Congress on Women, Tromso, Norway (1998).

Ross from the Science and Environmental Education group gave two papers at the Information Technology for Teacher Education conference, Amsterdam in 1998.
Researchers from Developing Learning gave the following papers:
Catherwood: International Conference on Infant Studies, Brighton (2000); European Developmental Conference, Spetses, Greece (1999); International Society for the Study of Behavioural Development, Berne, Switzerland (2 papers, 1998); Annual Conference of the Association for the Study of Play, Washington, D.C., USA (1997); Australasian Human Development Conference, Adelaide, Australia (1997).
Charlton: International Communications Association, Jerusalem, Israel (1998) and San Francisco, USA (2 papers, one with Coles, (1999); World Summit on Television for Children, London, (1998); International Conference on Cinema for Children and Promoting Interest in Cinema among Children, Lake Como, Italy (1996).
Evans: European Conference on the Quality of Early Childhood Education, Munich, Germany (1997) and Lisbon, Portugal (1996); International Early Years Conference, Warwick (1996).
Fulcher: 9th World Congress of the International Organization of Psychophysiology, Taormina, Sicily (1998).

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