Ben Williamson, Senior Learning Researcher, Futurelab

Ben’s research interests include the ways in which education policy and research is translated into school practices, the role of different media in constructing and representing ideas about childhood, and student voice. At Futurelab he has worked on the three-year Enquiring Minds project, carried out research and written about citizenship education, the role of games in school, and young children's drawing. He has previously worked as an English teacher and in magazine publishing. A graduate of English Literature from Cardiff University, Ben also completed his PhD on American literature and pragmatist philosophy at the University of the West of England.