Dr Alex Elwick joined Middlesex University in 2016. Previously he was the research officer at Education Development Trust, an education charity and consultancy based in Reading. He has an AHRC-funded PhD in Museum and Gallery Studies (completed in 2013) and has been a British Research Council Fellow at the Kluge Center, Library of Congress, Washington DC.
As well as being a Lecturer at Middlesex University, Alex is also a Lecturer in Education at UCL Institute of Education.
Alex is interested in supervising doctoral candidates in the following areas
Alex is particularly interested in education policy and the use of research evidence in education. His previous work has focused on education system reform (both in the UK and internationally); school effectiveness and school improvement; higher education policy; and learning in museums and art galleries.
Scopus Author ID: 57193603792
Taylor, Becky and Mills, Martin and Elwick, Alex and Pillinger, C and Gronland, G and Hayward, Jeremy and Hextall, I and Panjwani, Farid (2021) Addressing extremism through the classroom. A research report from the Centre for Teachers & Teaching Research. UCL Institute of Education, London, UK.
Svennevig, Hans and Jerome, Lee and Elwick, Alex (2021) Countering violent extremism in education: a human rights analysis. Human Rights Education Review , 4 (1). pp. 91-110. ISSN 2535-5406
Elwick, Alex (2021) Alternative universities: speculative design for innovation in higher education [Book review]. Educational Review , 73 (1). pp. 129-130. ISSN 0013-1911
Elwick, Alex and Jerome, Lee and Svennevig, Hans (2020) Student perspectives on Teaching and the Prevent policy. In: The Prevent Duty in Education: Impact, Enactment and Implications. Busher, Joel and Jerome, Lee , eds. Palgrave Macmillan, Chams, Switzerland, pp. 55-75. ISBN 9783030455583
Jerome, Lee and Busher, Joel and Armstrong, Megan and Choudhury, Tufyal and da Silva, Raquel and Elwick, Alex and Fontana, Giuditta and James, Natalie and Lewis, James and Robson, Jenny and Svennevig, Hans and Thomas, Paul (2020) Conclusion: reflections on the first five years of the Prevent duty in early years, primary, secondary and further education. In: The Prevent Duty in Education: Impact, Enactment and Implications. Busher, Joel and Jerome, Lee , eds. Palgrave Macmillan, Chams, Switzerland, pp. 159-169. ISBN 9783030455583
Alex has worked on the following externally funded projects and events: