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Faith Tucker

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20002019

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Biography

Since completion of her PhD Faith has taught Geography at the University of Northampton, being promoted to Senior Lecturer in 2007.

Faith was a founder member of the RGS-IBG Geographies of Children, Young People and Families Research Group. She is Book Reviews Editor for the international Children’s Geographies journal.

Teaching Interests

Course Leader: Joint Honours Human Geography.

Teaching on the following modules:

  • Geographical Techniques
  • Learning for Sustainable Development
  • USA Field Module
  • Children’s Geographies
  • Geographers at Work
  • Human Geography Dissertation
  • Geography Dissertation

Research Interests

Faith’s research interests are in the areas of children’s geographies, geographies of disability, and learning and teaching in higher education.

Funded research projects include:

  • 2015-2016 Student-led accessibility developments. (Funded by University of Northampton Innovation Fund.)
  • 2007-2008 ‘Disabled’ staff and off-site activities: opportunities and challenges for students’ learning. (Funded by HEA GEES Subject Centre.)
  • 2005-2006 The learning of others: students as ‘learning facilitators’. (Funded by HEA GEES Subject Centre.)

Research student supervision:

  • Rebekah Ryder (2011-2014) Growing up sustainably? Young people and ‘sustainable’ urban development. PhD. (University studentship.)
  • Matthew Callender (2007-2011) Experiences of young Polish migrants living in Northamptonshire. PhD. (University studentship.)
  • Lee Dunkley (2008-2011) Sure Start and social capital: implications for community-building. MPhil.  (Local authority studentship.)
  • Michelle Pyer (2005-2009) The difference that difference makes: leisure, space and teenage wheelchair users. PhD.

Education/Academic qualification

PGCE, University of Northampton

20052006

PGCE, University of Northampton

20042005

PhD, University of Northampton

19982002

Bachelor, University of Reading

19951998

Keywords

  • G Geography (General)
  • Children's Geographies
  • Fieldwork
  • Disability and wellbeing
  • Human Geography

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Research Output

‘The show must go on!’ Fieldwork, mental health and wellbeing in Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences

Tucker, F. & Horton, J., 5 Feb 2019, In : Area. 51, 1, p. 84-93 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticle

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  • Children's geographies

    Kraftl, P., Horton, J. & Tucker, F., 30 Jan 2014, In : Oxford Bibliographies Online: Childhood Studies.

    Research output: Contribution to JournalArticle

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  • Supporting students' transitions from first to second year

    Horton, J., Tucker, F., Coates, S., Tate, S. (ed.) & Hopkins, P. (ed.), 1 Aug 2013, Re-thinking Undergraduate Students' Transitions To, Through and Out of University: Examples of Good Practice in GEES Disciplines. York: Higher Education Academy, p. 15-15 40 p.

    Research output: Contribution to Book/ReportChapter

  • Supporting undergraduates' transitions to year 2: banishing the "second year blues"

    Horton, J., Tucker, F., Coates, S., Clark, R. (ed.), Andrews, J. (ed.), Thomas, L. (ed.) & Aggarwal, R. (ed.), 1 Jun 2013, Compendium of Effective Practice in Higher Education: Volume 2. Birmingham and York: Aston University and the Higher Education Academy, p. 148-151 195 p.

    Research output: Contribution to Book/ReportChapter

  • Concluding reflections: what next and where next for critical geographies of youth policy and practice?

    Kraftl, P., Horton, J., Tucker, F., Kraftl, P. (ed.), Horton, J. (ed.) & Tucker, F. (ed.), 21 Mar 2012, Critical Geographies of Childhood and Youth: Contemporary Policy and Practice. Bristol: Policy Press, p. 265-270 279 p.

    Research output: Contribution to Book/ReportChapter

    Critical Geographies of Childhood and Youth: Contemporary Policy and Practice

    Kraftl, P. (ed.), Horton, J. (ed.) & Tucker, F. (ed.), 21 Mar 2012, Policy Press. 296 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportBook

  • Thesis

    A part of community or apart from community? Young people's geographies in mixed community developments

    Author: Ryder, R., 2015

    Supervisor: Tucker, F. (Supervisor) & Horton, J. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

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    Experiences of young Polish migrants living in Northamptonshire.

    Author: Callender, M., 2011

    Supervisor: Tucker, F. (Supervisor) & Horton, J. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

    Growing up sustainably? Young people and 'sustainable' urban development.

    Author: Ryder, R., 2014

    Supervisor: Tucker, F. (Supervisor) & Horton, J. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

    The difference that difference makes: leisure, space and teenage wheelchair users

    Author: Pyer, M., 2009

    Supervisor: Horton, J. (Supervisor) & Tucker, F. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

    Young girls in the countryside: growing up in South Northamptonshire

    Author: Tucker, F., 2002

    Supervisor: Matthews, H. (External person) (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis