• 4 Citations
  • 1 h-Index

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Personal profile


I am a Senior Lecturer in Developmental Psychology. My approach is socio-cultural, I think we can not separate individuals and their emotions and actions from the contexts in which they live. This means my research has typically been ethnographic, combining observations, interviews and document analysis to understand the lives of children and young people. I am interested in the ways in which community membership shapes identities.

Research Expertise and Interests

  • Socio-cultural explanations for human behaviour with a particular focus on learning and development
  • Student transition into Higher Education
  • Communities of Practice theory to understand the relationship between identities and community participation
  • Care leavers' transition

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Research Output

  • 4 Citations
  • 1 h-Index
  • 2 Article
  • 1 Commissioned report
  • 1 Other chapter contribution
  • Open Access
  • 4 Citations (Scopus)

    Exploring care leavers’ journeys through care

    Golding, B., Turner, L., Percy-Smith, B., Raikes, B., Gallagher, B., Molloy, J. & Bluff, B., 2017

    Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

  • Researching educational transition using ethnography

    Turner, L. & Tobbell, J., 2017, SAGE Research Methods Cases. SAGE Publications

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingOther chapter contribution

    Open Access