Miss Katherine Gulliver

Miss Katherine Gulliver

Research Assistant

Plymouth Institute of Education (Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Business)

Research Assistant


BA Education Combined 

MA Special Inclusive Education, Erasmus Mundus


Professional membership

BERA - The British Educational Research Association

Roles on external bodies

Regional coordinator for Williams Syndrome Foundation, Devon and Cornwall 

Research interests

Williams Syndrome, special educational needs and/or disabilities, inclusion, participatory research methods, 

Other research

BERA’s 2019–2020 research commission on the Early YearsCompeting Discourses of Early Childhood Education and Care (ECEC): Tensions, Impacts and Democratic Alternatives across the UK’s four jurisdictions

HEIF/KEEP (Knowledge Exchange and Enrichment Programme): Plymouth Institute of Education

PACEY (Professional Association for Childcare and Early Years) – Childminder Sustainability in England and Wales: May 2019-February 2020

Nuffield Foundation – A Systematic Review of Early Years Degrees and Employment Pathways: July 2019-June 2020

Grants & contracts

£750 from Williams Syndrome Foundation for travel expenses approved by the Professional Advisory Panel

£300 from University of Plymouth’s Roland Levinsky Memorial Fund Award through a competitive application process for extracurricular charity work