Richard Phillips - Brief CV

RICHARD PHILLIPS works as a freelance educational writer, photographer and multimedia designer. Until 1998 he was a Reader in the School of Education at the University of Nottingham. He has also worked at the Department of Psychology, University College London, and at The Royal College of Art. Recent activities include overseas work in South Africa and Sri Lanka. He wrote and edited the award-winning Population and Development Database CD-ROM for Population Concern. Some while ago he did some work on memory for faces and the readability of maps. Classroom materials developed include the book Numbers: Facts, Figures and Fiction and activities with jumping mats.

 

Name: Richard Julian PHILLIPS, BSc, PhD
Date of Birth: 1947
Address: 4 High Street, Badsey, Evesham WR11 7EW, England; 01386 831112
Email: Phillips@badsey.net
1966 - 1969: Undergraduate at Sussex University studying Experimental Psychology B.Sc. grade 2-1.
1969 - 1972: Ph.D. student in the Department of Psychology, University College London researching memory for faces.
1972 - 1979: At University College London, Research Fellow and joint applicant on two SSRC Projects concerned with understanding the perceptual and cognitive processes used in reading maps.
1978 - 1979: For one year, half time, School Tutor at the Royal College of Art with responsibility for the college Perception Laboratory.
1980 - 1983: Research Fellow at the Shell Centre, University of Nottingham on a SERC project concerned with the use of computers in education.
1983 - 1998: Lecturer, and from 1996 Reader, in the School of Education, University of Nottingham, working in the Shell Centre for Mathematical Education.
1998 -: Freelance educational writer, photographer and multimedia designer.

About 100 publications, the majority in refereed academic journals and books. Examples include -

Other recent publications include three posters for Tarquin Publications (2000), calendars and posters for AAMT (2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007), units written for the Open University TeachandLearn.net service (2003), and a fully revised second edition of Numbers: Facts, Figures and Fiction (Badsey Publication, 2004).

Here is Richard Phillips's homepage.

Contact: Richard Phillips, 4 High Street, Badsey, Evesham WR11 7EW, England.
Phone/fax +44 (0) 1386 831112. Email Phillips@badsey.net

Updated 21 May 2008.