Christine Smith is a lecturer and professional practice co-ordinator in the School of Education at the University of Hull. Christine is an experienced youth and community work practitioner and worked in different community education roles before taking up a role in higher education. Christine has been a committed trade unionist and is currently active in different networks that advocate for advancement of youth and community education and research including the Professional Association of Lecturers in Youth and Community Work.


Critically chatting about messy approaches to peer research enquiry

Day 1, 23 March, 01.30pm

This session is c0-delivered by Charlee Bewsher and Christine Smith.


The University of Hull is a public research university in Kingston upon Hull, a city in the East Riding of Yorkshire, England. It was founded in 1927 as University College Hull. Driven by the belief that education is capable of challenging inequalities and injustices in society, the School of Education is committed to connect, engage and impact across local, regional, national and international contexts.


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