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Dr Jane Andrews 

Dr Jane Andrews

ASEC Director, Senior Lecturer


Phone Number: 0121 204 3363
Email: j.e.andrews@aston.ac.uk  


Interests:

My research interests focus primarily on STEM Education. I am committed to the ethos of applied research, and make sure that all of my work makes a positive difference to students’ lived experiences. I am particularly interested in the following: PG Taught Experience: Gender & Engineering: Disabled Students’ Experiences: The role of the Voluntary Sector in promoting STEM Education in general and Engineering Education in particular. I teach Research Methods, Ethics in Engineering, CSR & Study Skills.


Selected Publications:

  • Andrews J. (2013). “Editorial: Breaking down the Barriers”. Guest Editor for What Works? Special Edition of the Journal of Widening Participation and Lifelong Learning. 14. pp. 1-3.
  • Clark, R., Andrews, J., Thomas, L. & Aggarwal, R. (2013). Compendium of Effective Practice in Higher Education Retention & Success: Vol II. York. Higher Education Academy. ISB: 978 1 85449 447 4
  • Clark R. & Andrews, J. (2014). ‘Relationships, Variety & Synergy: The Secret to Success in Engineering Education?’. European Journal of Engineering Education. 39. 6. pp 585-600.
  • Andrews, J., & Higson, H. (2014). Is Bologna working? Employer and graduate reflections of the quality, value and relevance of business and management education in four European Union countries. Higher Education Quarterly, 68. 3. pp. 267-287.
  • Clark R & Andrews, J. (2015) It’s About Bits of Machines & Stuff”: Why Girls Don’t ‘Do’ Engineering. Accepted for publication in ‘REES Special Issue’ of International Journal of Engineering. Awaiting Publication details