Publications

2022

Reforming the UCAS personal statement: Making the case for a series of short questions, Higher Education Policy Institute, https://www.hepi.ac.uk/wp-content/uploads/2022/11/Reforming-the-UCAS-personal-statement-Making-the-case-for-a-series-of-short-questions.pdf. Written with Steve Westlake and Steven Jones.

Do the political attitudes of students change during their time in higher education?, Higher Education, doi.org/10.1007/s10734-022-00915-8. (Open Access)

A critical realist approach to thematic analysis: producing causal explanations, Journal of Critical Realism, doi.org/10.1080/14767430.2022.2076776. The author manuscript is available open access below:

Let’s stop talking about the three domains of reality, Critical Realism Network, https://criticalrealismnetwork.org/2022/04/26/stop-talking-about-the-three-domains/. Written with Cristián Navarrete.

2021

Conceptualising Graduate Outcomes with Critical Realism, Higher Education Policy, http://doi.org/10.1057/s41307-021-00232-2. The author manuscript is also available open access below.

‘Can we assess ‘job quality’ using the Graduate Outcome Survey?’, HEPI, https://www.hepi.ac.uk/2021/07/06/can-we-assess-job-quality-using-the-graduate-outcome-survey

‘What is a graduate outcome?’, HEPI, https://www.hepi.ac.uk/2021/05/28/what-is-a-graduate-outcome/

2020

Value, Graduate Outcomes and the Post-Pandemic University: A scoping review and alternative way forward, The Post-Pandemic University: Building the Post-Pandemic University, https://postpandemicuniversity.net/2020/09/13/value-graduate-outcomes-and-the-post-pandemic-university-a-scoping-review-and-alternative-way-forward/

A short guide to ontology and epistemology: Why everyone should be a critical realist, Tom Fryer, https://tfryer.com/ontology-guide/ 

Naff: Universities and how to change them, Tom Fryer, https://tfryer.com/naff/ 

We should be talking about a comprehensive university system, Higher Education Policy Institute, https://www.hepi.ac.uk/2020/08/24/we-should-be-talking-about-a-comprehensive-university-system/

The key lesson from the Ofqual debacle, Private School Policy Reform, https://www.privateschoolreform.co.uk/opinion/tom-fryer

Three things all teachers should know about universities, MIE Building Evidence into Education Blog, http://blogging2.humanities.manchester.ac.uk/miebee/three-things-all-teachers-should-know-about-universities/

Older

Why we need to change the whole rules of the university game, Brightside, https://brightside.org.uk/news/need-change-whole-rules-university-game/

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