Safeguarding Students: Addressing Mental Health Needs
- 08:30 - 16:25
- The Bridgewater Hall, Manchester
Richard Hall is Professor of Education and Technology, based in the Division of Education in the School of Applied Social Sciences. Richard contributes to teaching on evidence-based education and educational leadership, as well as supervising Masters and PhD students. His research focuses on higher education policy and pedagogy, co-operative and alternative forms of higher education, academic labour and alienation, and neoliberalism and education.
Richard is an HEA National Teaching Fellow, awarded in 2009, and a fellow of the HEA.
He is also a member of the Centre for Urban Research on Austerity and a Research Associate in the Centre for Computing and Social Responsibility at DMU.
Richard has been involved in a range of voluntary, educational activities. He is an original member of the Social Science Centre in Lincoln, an unincorporated co-operative of scholars developing a new form of higher education based upon the social sciences. He is also a Board Member of Leicester Vaughan College, a community interest company developing cooperative adult education, and a trustee of the Open Library of Humanities. He has been involved in discussions about a UK Co-operatives Free University.
Richard holds PRINCE2 and Managing Successful Programmes Practitioner status. He has worked extensively on research projects and with MA/PhD research students.
Professor Hall is a regular writer and contributor on mental health in HE, political economies and activism - all published on his blog:
Richard's article for the Workplace journal 'Re-engineering Higher Education: The Subsumption of Academic Labour and the Exploitation of Anxiety' is available to read in PDF format here: