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Research Profile

Dr Richard Watermeyer 


Selected Publicatons

Peer-reviewed articles


Watermeyer, R. (2013) Science engagement at the museum school: The contribution of museum pedagogy to STEM. Cultural Studies of Science Education. (accepted with revisions)

Watermeyer, R. (2013) Impact in the REF: A history of academic resistance. Studies in Higher Education. (accepted with revisions)

Watermeyer, R. (2013) The presentation of science in everyday life: The science show. Cultural Studies of Science Education, 8(3), 737-751

Watermeyer, R. (2012) From engagement to impact? Articulating the public value of academic research. Tertiary Education and Management, 18(2), 115-130

Watermeyer, R. (2012) Confirming the legitimacy of female participation in STEM: Evaluation of a UK STEM initiative for girls. British Journal of Sociology of Education, 33(5), 679-700

Watermeyer, R. (2012) Issues in the articulation of 'impact': UK academics' response to 'impact' as a new measure of research assessment. Studies in Higher Education DOI: 10.1080/03075079.2012.709490

Watermeyer, R. (2012) Measuring the impact values of public engagement in medical contexts. Science Communication 34(6), 753 – 776.

Atkinson, P., Watermeyer, R. & Delamont, S. (2012) Expertise, authority and embodied pedagogy: Operatic masterclasses. British Journal of Sociology of Education 34(4), 487-503

Watermeyer, R. (2012) A conceptualisation of the post-museum as pedagogical space. Jcom 11(01) (2012) A02.

Watermeyer, R. (2011) Challenges for engagement: Toward a public academe? Higher Education Quarterly, 65(4), 386-410.

Watermeyer, R. (2010) Social network science: Pedagogy, dialogue and deliberation. Jcom, 09 (01) (2010) A04.

Watermeyer, R. & Stevenson, V. (2010) Discover!ng women in STEM: Girls into science, technology, engineering and maths. International Journal of Gender, Science and Technology, 2(1), 26-46

 

Under review

Watermeyer, R. (2013) Performing the promissory: Academic conceptualizations of pathways to economic and societal impact. Higher Education Quarterly.

Ellis, L., Grandison, S. & Watermeyer, R. (2013) Empathic understanding through creative interactions: making meaning of mental health in public art galleries. Arts and Health.

 

Book chapters

Watermeyer, R. (2013) Communication and the new media in R. Chadwick, M. Levitt, & D. Shinckle, (Eds.) The right to know and the right not to know: 15 years on. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. (Forthcoming)

Watermeyer, R. (2012) The museum as public laboratory in A. Boddington, C. Speight & J.Boys (Eds.) Museums and higher education: Learning at the interface. London: Ashgate.

Watermeyer, R. (2012) Social network media in R. Chadwick (Ed.) Encyclopedia of applied ethics. Second Edition, Volume 4. San Diego: Academic Press.

 

Monograph

Watermeyer, R.  IMPACT: Conceptualising, performing and adjudicating the economic and societal contribution of academic research. Book proposal submitted to Society for Research into Higher Education (SRHE)/Routledge Book Series.

Reports 

Watermeyer, R. & Chadwick, R. Women in STEM. Evidence submitted to House of Commons Science and Technology Committee, UK Parliament. Rowe, G. & 

Watermeyer, R. (2013) Evaluation of VOICES: Views, Opinions and Ideas of Citizens in Europe on Science. Ecsite/European Commission. 

Watermeyer, R. (2013) Evidence review for impact case-study: Social DNA: Shaping a communities-based ethical framework for genetic technology. (submitted as a component of REF2014 Impact Submission) 

Watermeyer, R. (2013) ‘Impact’ evaluation: Changing How Campaigns Tackle Environmental Degradation. School of Psychology, Cardiff University. (submitted as a component of REF2014 Impact Submission) 

Watermeyer, R. & Rowe, G. (2013) Evaluation of Public Input to Sciencewise Horizon Scanning. Department of Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) 

Watermeyer, R. & Bartlett, A. (2013) Evaluation of Health Research Authority (HRA) in conjunction with Sciencewise: Public and Patient Engagement Project. 

Watermeyer, R. & Rowe, G. (2013) Evaluation of Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority (HFEA)/Sciencewise: Avoidance of Mitochondrial Disease – Public Dialogue. 

Watermeyer, R. & Chadwick, R. (2013) Public engagement in policy-making: Issues and questions paper. Evidence submitted to the Public Administration Select Committee (PASC) UK Parliament. 

Watermeyer, R. (2012) National HE STEM: Careers module. Final evaluation. 

Watermeyer, R. (2012) Beacon for Wales – Beacons for Public Engagement. Final evaluation: Research Councils UK (RCUK). 

Watermeyer, R., Rowe, G., Paddock, J., Murcott, A. & Horlick-Jones, T. (2011) Science, trust and public engagement: Exploring future pathways to good governance - Evaluation. London: Sciencewise-ERC and UK Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS). 

Watermeyer, R. (2011) Curriculum alignment, articulation and the formative development of the learner. International Baccalaureate Organisation (IBO). 

Watermeyer, R. & Sims, L. (2011) Investigation of alumni perceptions of and attitudes to the extended essay with particular reference to world studies. International Baccalaureate Organisation (IBO). 

Watermeyer, R. & Sims, L. (2011) Investigation into the attitudes to and the status of the extended essay as an entry qualification for tertiary education with particular reference to World Studies. International Baccalaureate Organisation (IBO). 

Watermeyer, R. (2010) Interpreting public engagement: An audit of senior academics’ attitudes towards public engagement. Cardiff: Beacon for Wales. 

Watermeyer, R. (2009) Interpretations of public engagement: An audit of medical researchers’ attitudes towards public engagement. Cardiff: Beacon for Wales. 

Watermeyer, R. (2009) Impact: An evaluation strategy for Higher Education. Cardiff: Beacon for Wales. 

Online articles

Watermeyer, R. (2012) The elicitation of research impact through engagement. Higher Education Development Association (HEDDA), Faculty of Education, University of Oslo (August 23) @ http://uv-net.uio.no/wpmu/hedda/2012/08/23/guest-blogger-the-elicitation-of-research-impact-through-engagement/

Watermeyer, R. (2012) Ideas of public engagement in medical science remain little more than a public relations apparatus deployed to neutralise risk. London School of Economics (LSE) Impact of Social Sciences Blog (May 25) @ http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/impactofsocialsciences/2012/05/25/public-engagement-little-more-than-pr/