Professor Andrew Stables: Design Matters? The effects of new schools on students', teachers' and parents' actions and perceptions AHRC 2012-15 £423,000 (Joint director with H. Daniels, University of Oxford). This collaboration with Oxford University and a leading architectural practice aims to understand how design impacts on student experience and thus to inform future policy. It is a unique collaboration between educationalists and architects.
Professor Andrew Stables: Semiotics as Philosophy for Education (Seminar Series; Philosophy of Education Great Britain, 2011-12, £10k). Series included speakers from Norway, Finland, Germany, Australia, Austria, Belgium, France and Switzerland). The Series has resulted in three publishing contracts.