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Ross Goldstone

Research student, School of Social Sciences

Ross Goldstone is a PhD candidate in the School of Social Sciences researching the relationship between social class and further education (FE) participation and experience in England. He is currently in his second year and is conducting data collection in collaboration with colleges across England. His research will draw upon primary (survey and interviews) and secondary (National Pupil Database) data.

Other Roles

Advisor (ESRC PhD Steering Group): October 2019 - Present

Student Representative (Wales DTP): October 2019 - Present

Postgraduate Student Representative (School of Social Sciences): October 2018 - Present

Research interests

Conferences & Presentations

'The life course of state education in England: the persistence of socials class'. UCL (Institute of Education), History of Education Society Annual Conference, 8-10 November 2019.

'Participation and experience in further education (FE): a methodological discussion'. Cardiff University (School of Social Sciences), MSc Education Policy and Society Research Seminar, 5 November 2019.


  • Key Ideas in Social Science
  • An Introduction to Education 



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