These theses were written as part of the
Postgraduate Programme in Action Research
Centre for Action Research in Professional Practice
University of Bath
(2011) Graham John van Tuyl: From engineer to co-creative catalyst; an inclusional and transformational journey.
(2011) David Martin Adams: When being professional means becoming myself: towards integrity and presence in practice
(2009) James Robert Traeger: An Inquiry into the Practice of Being a Good Man
(2009) Margaret Gearty: Exploring Carbon Reduction through Tales of Vision, chance and Determination: Developing Learning Histories in an Inter-organisational Context
(2009) Patta Scott-Villiers: A Question of Understanding: Hermeneutics and the play of history, distance and dialogue in development practice in East Africa
(2008) Jocelyn Jones: Ph.D. Thesis, Thinking with stories of suffering: towards a living theory of response-ability. Graduated 9th December 2008, University of Bath.
(2008) Joan Walton's: Ph.D. Thesis, Ways of Knowing: Can I find a way of knowing that satisfies my search for meaning? Graduated 9th December 2008, University of Bath.
(2007) Robert Miles Farrands: Excitement, bewilderment and emergence: exploring a life world through writing as first person inquiry.
(2007) Eden Charles: How Can I Bring Ubuntu As A Living Standard of Judgement Into The Academy? Moving Beyond Decolonisation Through Societal Reidentification And Guiltless Recognition
(2007) Chris Seeley: Wild Margins playing at work and life
(2006) Patricia Carolina Gayá Wicks: Repose: a personal and relational foundation for responding to ecological challenges
(2006) Alan George: The Aesthetic in Practice with particular reference to play and poetics
(2006) Eleanor Lohr: Love at Work: What is my Lived Experience of Love and How May I Become an Instrument of Love's Purpose?
(2005) Elizabeth Capewell: Working with Disaster: Transforming Experience into a Useful Practice
(2004) Kate Louise McArdle: In-powering spaces: a co-operative inquiry with young women in management
(2004) Susan Porter: Learning to Listen: developing a mindful and crafty facilitation practice
(2005) Judy Ryde: Exploring White Racial Identity and it's Impact on Psychotherapy and Psychotherapy Organisations
(2004) Mary Hartog: A Self Study of a Higher Education Tutor: How Can I Improve my Practice?
(2004) Kathleen King: Relational Practice in Organization Consulting
(2004) Madeline Church: Creating an Uncompromised Place To Belong: Why do I find myself in networks?
(2003) Paul Roberts: Emerging Selves in Practice: How do I and others create my practice and how does my practice shape me and influence others?
(2003) Jacqui Scholes Rhodes: From the Inside Out: Learning to presence my aesthetic and spiritual being through the emergent form of a creative art of inquiry
(2001) David Skrbina: Participation, Organization, and Mind: Toward a Participatory Worldview
(2001) Gill Coleman: An inquiry into Gender and Business education: in pursuit of mother-consciousness
(2001) Margaret Page: Feminist Collaboration: Relationships between Women across Political, Business and Intersubjective Worlds
(2001) Rupesh Shah: Relational Praxis in Transition Towards Sustainability: Business-NGO Collaboration and Participatory Action Research
(2001) Geoff Mead: Unlatching the Gate: Realising my scholarship of living inquiry
(2000) Agnes Bryan: Exploring the Experiences of Black Professionals in Welfare Agencies and Black Students in Social Work Education
(1998) Carlis Douglas: From Surviving to Thriving: Black Woman Managers in Britain
(1998) Diana Francis: Respect in cross-cultural conflict resolution training
(1996) David Quinlan: Towards the Re-Construction of a Clinical Psychologist and a Reflexive Body of Practice.
(1996) Janet Quinlan: Co-Creating Personal and Professional Knowledge through Peer Support and Peer Appraisal in Nursing