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Discussing atypical sexual harassment as a controversial issue in bystander programmes: One UK campus study (2019)
Journal Article
Bovill, H., Waller, R., & McCartan, K. (2019). Discussing atypical sexual harassment as a controversial issue in bystander programmes: One UK campus study. Sexuality and Culture, 1-19. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12119-019-09682-8

This research emanates from an anti-sexual violence bystander programme delivered at an English university. Fifteen students were identified through purposive and convenience sampling to take part in focus groups. Discussions emerged regarding atypic... Read More about Discussing atypical sexual harassment as a controversial issue in bystander programmes: One UK campus study.

Report of research exploring first-year undergraduates’ awareness, confidence to intervene, and intervention behaviours with regard to sexual and domestic abuse on campus and evaluation of an optional 2 hour bystander programme (2019)
Report
Bovill, H. (2019). Report of research exploring first-year undergraduates’ awareness, confidence to intervene, and intervention behaviours with regard to sexual and domestic abuse on campus and evaluation of an optional 2 hour bystander programme. UWE

From 2010 national research clarified that sexual and domestic abuse was an issue for university students (e.g. National Union of Students 2011 ‘Hidden Marks’ and 2012 ‘That’s what she said’). Me too, Time’s Up and Everyday sexism project demonstrate... Read More about Report of research exploring first-year undergraduates’ awareness, confidence to intervene, and intervention behaviours with regard to sexual and domestic abuse on campus and evaluation of an optional 2 hour bystander programme.

Further Exploring Sexual and Domestic Abuse on Undergraduates: Correlations between Awareness/Confidence/Positive Action (2019)
Presentation / Conference
Bovill, H. (2019, July). Further Exploring Sexual and Domestic Abuse on Undergraduates: Correlations between Awareness/Confidence/Positive Action

Further exploring sexual and domestic violence on male and female undergraduates. This paper presents findings from ongoing research exploring sexual/domestic violence on male/female undergraduates. Closed questionnaires were sent to all first year... Read More about Further Exploring Sexual and Domestic Abuse on Undergraduates: Correlations between Awareness/Confidence/Positive Action.

Mature female learners activating agency after completion of an education foundation degree: professional progression and the teacher shortage crisis (2019)
Journal Article
Bovill, H., Harrison, N., Smith, H., Bennett, V., & McKenzie, L. (in press). Mature female learners activating agency after completion of an education foundation degree: professional progression and the teacher shortage crisis. Research Papers in Education, https://doi.org/10.1080/02671522.2019.1633565

© 2019, © 2019 Informa UK Limited, trading as Taylor & Francis Group. This paper draws upon questionnaire data from 126 mature, female alumni students and interviews with a subset of 20 participants who completed education foundation degrees in thr... Read More about Mature female learners activating agency after completion of an education foundation degree: professional progression and the teacher shortage crisis.

Exploring Sexual Violence Prevention Work through Quantitative Analysis (2019)
Presentation / Conference
Bovill, H. (2019, April). Exploring Sexual Violence Prevention Work through Quantitative Analysis

Exploring sexual violence prevention work on university campus. In 2018 three focus groups were carried out (Bovill, Waller and McCartan) with 15 first year students. These focus groups lasted up to three hours producing data contributing to UWE S... Read More about Exploring Sexual Violence Prevention Work through Quantitative Analysis.

Theoretical Insights into Gender and Sexual Violence for University Students in the UK; Playing it Safe to Stay Safe. (2018)
Presentation / Conference
Bovill, H. (2018, December). Theoretical Insights into Gender and Sexual Violence for University Students in the UK; Playing it Safe to Stay Safe

Whilst US universities can be seen to lead in researching sexual violence on campus, UK response from 2010 has followed. Mixed method studies emerged highlighting prevalence of sexual violence mirroring national and international trends. Though this... Read More about Theoretical Insights into Gender and Sexual Violence for University Students in the UK; Playing it Safe to Stay Safe..

Developing Bystander Intervention in a UK/English context.’ (2018)
Presentation / Conference
Bovill, H. (2018, July). Developing Bystander Intervention in a UK/English context.’

Developing Bystander Intervention in a UK/English context. Campus sexual violence has been under-researched in the UK. British Crime Survey Statistics demonstrating the prevalence of violence towards women changed this landscape. The British Governm... Read More about Developing Bystander Intervention in a UK/English context.’.

Foundation Degrees and Their Impact on Mature Female Learners and Their Communities (2017)
Presentation / Conference
Bovill, H. (2017, July). Foundation Degrees and Their Impact on Mature Female Learners and Their Communities

Foundation Degrees (FDs) were introduced in 2000 as part of the Government’s drive to widen participation in higher education to groups that are (and continue to be) under-represented. Taking two years of full-time study, they were designed for those... Read More about Foundation Degrees and Their Impact on Mature Female Learners and Their Communities.

Teaching assistants’ conditions of employment and workload: Reliance upon goodwill and ad hoc systems of preparation time (2017)
Journal Article
Bovill, H. (2017). Teaching assistants’ conditions of employment and workload: Reliance upon goodwill and ad hoc systems of preparation time. Teacher Education Advancement Network, 9(2), 24-34

This paper draws upon research with a group of work-based students studying for a Foundation Degree in Educational Support. It highlights levels of goodwill evident within their day to day planning and preparation and the ad hoc nature of opportuniti... Read More about Teaching assistants’ conditions of employment and workload: Reliance upon goodwill and ad hoc systems of preparation time.

After a Foundation Degree (2016)
Presentation / Conference
Bovill, H. (2016, December). After a Foundation Degree. Paper presented at SRHE International Conference on Research into Higher Education, Newport, Wales, UK

A case study of teaching assistants’ conditions of employment and workload: Reliance upon teaching assistants’ goodwill and ad hoc systems of preparation time. (2015)
Journal Article
Bovill, H. A case study of teaching assistants’ conditions of employment and workload: Reliance upon teaching assistants’ goodwill and ad hoc systems of preparation time. Manuscript submitted for publication

This paper will draw upon research with a group of work-based students studying for a Foundation Degree in Educational Support. Case studies of these work-based students highlight levels of goodwill evident within their day to day planning and prepar... Read More about A case study of teaching assistants’ conditions of employment and workload: Reliance upon teaching assistants’ goodwill and ad hoc systems of preparation time..

The importance of internal conversations and reflexivity for work-based students in higher education: Valuing contextual continuity and 'giving something back' (2012)
Journal Article
Bovill, H. (2012). The importance of internal conversations and reflexivity for work-based students in higher education: Valuing contextual continuity and 'giving something back'. International Journal of Lifelong Education, 31(6), 687-703. https://doi.org/10.1080/02601370.2012.723049

This paper utilises the theories of Archer to explore the impact of student 'internal conversations' upon the development of reflexive approaches employed by work-based students (WBS). The study informing this paper draws on the voices of a range of... Read More about The importance of internal conversations and reflexivity for work-based students in higher education: Valuing contextual continuity and 'giving something back'.

Parents, partners and peers: Bearing the hidden costs of lifelong learning (2011)
Journal Article
Waller, R., Bovill, H., & Pitt, B. (2011). Parents, partners and peers: Bearing the hidden costs of lifelong learning. International Journal of Lifelong Education, 30(4), 509-526. https://doi.org/10.1080/02601370.2011.588464

This paper examines data from three projects to explore the 'hidden costs' of participating in lifelong learning. Whilst other potential risks (financial for instance) are anticipated, those around family and friendship ties are usually not. Adult re... Read More about Parents, partners and peers: Bearing the hidden costs of lifelong learning.

Constructions of childhood, youth and families (2011)
Book Chapter
Bovill, H. (2011). Constructions of childhood, youth and families. In B. Oliver, & B. Pitt (Eds.), Working with Children, Young People and Families, 12-27. Learning Matters