PhD: Manchester Metropolitan University, 2019
MA Education: Manchester Metropolitan University, 2015
Fellowship of the Higher Education Academy, 2011
BA (Hons) Theatre and Performance Studies: Glyndwr University, 2009
Alternative Research Methodologies (Deleuzo-Guattrian frameworks, and New Materialist onto-epistemologies).
Language/academic language use in postgraduate and higher education.
Evans, S. (2018) Provoking Ruptures in Thought; a diffractive Deleuzo-Guattarian approach for new insights and alternative perspectives of language based research methodologies. British Education Research Association Annual Conference, 11-13 September 2018, Newcastle, UK
Evans, S. (2018) Resistance in Academic Becomings: a diffractive analysis of resistance in student language encounters in UK masters level learning. British Education Studies Association 14th Annual Conference, 28-29 June, Bolton, UK
Evans, S. (2018) Creating fissures in thought; a diffractive approach to academic language research. Manchester Metropolitan University 10th Annual Postgraduate Research Conference, 7 March 2018, Manchester, UK
Evans, S. (2017) “Why can’t they just say it in a simpler way?!” Academic language, assumptions, and accessibility in a masters level education studies classroom; a diffractive analysis of ‘becoming’ academic through language. British Education Studies Association 13th Annual Conference, 29-30 June 2017, Liverpool, UK
Gossman, P., Gorden, C., Williams, E., & Evans, S. (2015) “Student understanding, participation and engagement: a small-scale quantitative study”. Journal of Perspectives in Applied Academic Practice, 3(2)
Gossman, P., Williams, E., Gorden, C., and Evans, S. (2012). Think, Pair, Share Activity in Lectures- Student Engagement and Evaluation, 37th Annual International Improving University Teaching Conference, 24-27 July 2012, Innsbruk, Austria.
Gossman, P., Williams, E., Gorden, C., and Evans, S. (2012). Pair-work for active engagement in lectures: Students' views. Higher Education Academy Social Science Conference, 28-29 May 2012, Liverpool, UK.
Evans, S. (2016) Language assumptions and accessibility in academia. British Educational Research Association Postgraduate Forum Summer Symposia 28 June 2016
Editor of Transformations journal
British Education Studies Association Executive Committee Member