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Rachel Maunder

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Biography

Rachel Maunder studied Psychology at Liverpool John Moores University. After obtaining a first class degree, she went on to study for a Phd whilst working in the Psychology department as a teaching assistant. After obtaining a PG Cert in Learning and Teaching in Higher Education, and completing her Phd research, Rachel then moved to the University of Warwick. She worked initially for the National Academy for Gifted and Talented Youth, and then moved to the Centre for Academic Practice, where she supported staff development for learning and teaching. She joined the University of Northampton in 2008.

Rachel specialises in the psychology of education. Her main research interests are in the field of children’s peer relationships, bullying, and transitions. She also conducts research on students as partners in higher education. She coordinates the institutional URB@N scheme (Undergraduate Research Bursaries at Northampton) and is the Learning and Teaching Lead for Psychology.

Rachel is a chartered member of the British Psychological Society (BPS) (including being a member of the Division of Educational and Child Psychology and the Psychology of Education Section) and is a senior fellow of the Higher Education Academy (SFHEA).

Research Interests

Her research areas focus on the psychology of education, with specific interest in children's peer relationships, bullyimg, transitions, and students as partners. 

Supervision

Andrew Chitty; Psychology

Self Belief factors affecting the resilience and well-being of UK school teachers.

 

Chris Jackson; Psychology 

An investigation into the lived experiences of people with drug-related issues; how they understand their lives and identities in relation to wider societal perceptions and a new recover agenda.

 

Honest Lugube; Psychology 

Ethnicity and Inequality in foster care: To what extent does the current mental health provision address the needs of Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) children in foster care? 

 

Jacqueline Stone; Psychology

Uptake, efficacy and implementation of mindfulness based activities and interventions in schools in the South Midlands region of the UK.

Teaching Interests

Rachel coordinates three modules in the Psychology subject area:

  • PSY1008 Investigating Developmental Psychology
  • PSY2017 Independent Research in Developmental and Educational Psychology
  • PSY3023 Educational Psychology

Rachel also teaches on the MSc in Child and Adolescent Mental Health.

She supervises dissertations at undergraduate and postgraduate level.

Education/Academic qualification

Bachelor, Liverpool John Moores University

PhD, Liverpool John Moores University

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Research Output 2003 2019

Developmental transitions: Exploring stability and change through the lifespan

Crafter, S., Maunder, R. & Soulsby, L., 1 Apr 2019, Routledge. 196 p. (International Texts in Developmental Psychology)

Research output: Book/Report typesBookResearchpeer-review

life-span
cultural psychology
developmental psychology
present
friendship

Transitions

Crafter, S. & Maunder, R., 23 Feb 2019, (Accepted/In press) The SAGE Encyclopedia of Children and Childhood Studies. Cook, D. T. (ed.). Sage

Research output: Contribution to Book/Report typesChapterResearchpeer-review

Open Access
reciprocity
friendship
childhood
school
well-being
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School bullying from a sociocultural perspective

Maunder, R. & Crafter, S., 4 Nov 2017, In : Aggression and Violent Behavior. 38

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
File
exclusion
school
interpretation

Activities 2009 2019

Blurred lines: Bullying, friendship and the peer group in primary school

Rachel Maunder (Speaker)
24 Apr 2019

Activity: Academic Talks or PresentationsInvited talkResearch

Being friends with a bully: Friendship, aggression and the peer group

Rachel Maunder (Speaker), Claire Monks (Speaker)
4 Jun 2019

Activity: Academic Talks or PresentationsOral presentationResearch

ABL: are students ready?

Rachel Maunder (Speaker), Roz Collings (Speaker), Katere Pourseied (Speaker)
15 May 2018

Activity: Academic Talks or PresentationsWorkshopResearch

Student engagement with active blended learning (ABL): How to ensure the dog doesn’t eat their homework

Rachel Maunder (Speaker), Roz Collings (Speaker), Katere Pourseied (Speaker)
4 Jul 2018

Activity: Academic Talks or PresentationsWorkshopResearch

Bullying and cyberbullying; risks for involvement and potentials for intervention

Claire Monks (Speaker), Rachel Maunder (Speaker)
11 Sep 2015

Activity: Academic Talks or PresentationsSeminarResearch

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