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Research Associate and Impact Officer: Joseph Ward

As Research Associate and Impact Officer in the Centre, Joseph provides dedicated research support to the Centre Director, and also works with the Centre’s research team to support the delivery of Centre strategies for impact, influence and communication activities.

Whilst completing his M.A in Political Science, Joseph worked as a Research Assistant in the Centre for Learning and Academic Development where he contributed to a number of projects focused on assessment and feedback practices and innovative teaching methods at the university. His experience in this role helped him to develop skills in primary educational research, as well as a broader knowledge and awareness of the research context in the School of Education at Birmingham.

Contact details

Telephone: +44 (0)121 414 3967


Room 1234
12th Floor (West) Muirhead Tower
University of Birmingham
Edgbaston, Birmingham
B15 2TT, United Kingdom

  • M.A. Political Science (w/Distinction), University of Birmingham
  • B.A. English Literature and American Studies (2:1), University of Birmingham

Arthur, J., Wartnaby, D., Ward, J. & Thompson, A. (2017) Shaping the Future. Birmingham: University of Birmingham.

Arthur, J., Thompson, A., Kristjánsson, K., Moller, F., Ward, J. and Rogerson, L. (2017) Flourishing from the Margins: Living a Good Life and Developing Purpose in Marginalised Young People, University of Birmingham: Jubilee Centre for Character and Virtues.

Ward, J. (2017) Jubilee Centre for Character and Virtues, University of Birmingham – written evidence (CCE0078),, [Online], Available at: [Accessed 26/01/2018].

Ward, J. & Harrison, T. (2017) The Casey Review: British Values and the Common Language of Virtues, Unversity of Birmingham: Jubilee Centre for Character and Virtues.