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Research Assistant and PhD Researcher in Energy and Environment, University of Hull

Katie is a part time research assistant and part time PhD researcher at the University of Hull. Her work integrates Outdoor Learning, Environmental Education, Climate Change, Social Action, Children and Youth voice, Citizen Science and Creative Metholdogies on a local and international stage.

Katie has over 20 years experience as a practitioner working with children and young people in a variety of social care and educational settings, focusing on children with emotional and behavioural difficulties. Here she developed skills in creative and play therapies that she is now transferring over to participatory methodologies that she uses to foster and promote the child's voice in her research.


  • 2017–2018
    PhD Researcher in Human Geography , University of Hull
  • 2013–2016
    BEd Education and Early Years, University of Hull