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Curriculum Vitae

Daniel P. Jones is an award-winning doctoral researcher, educator and creative practitioner based in Newcastle-upon-Tyne, UK. 

Previous Employment

Research Associate, University of Sheffield

(2024 - 2026)

Producing new guidelines on accessible research events and delivering a new 'Inclusive Research Methods' course to raise the capacities of taught postgraduate and postgraduate researchers, early and established career researchers. 

Addressing the problems of inaccessible research events routinely held in spaces that exclude disabled contributors, and the insufficient institutional knowledge about inclusive research methods that involve disabled people as co-researchers.

Research Associate, Advance HE

(2023 - 2024)

Employed as a contracted Research Associate for the project 'Open Doors, Narrow Corridors', the research seeks to outline global innovative practices of post-entry widening participation practices within the higher education landscape, with a key focus on community engagement. Responsibilities included but are not limited to rapid literature reviewing, conducting case studies, interviewing global EDI practitioners, and the authoring of three distinct reports with recommendations for best EDI practice. 

Teaching Assistant, Newcastle University

(2020 - 2024)

Teaching on a variety of undergraduate Human Geography and Sociology modules, including but not limited to topics such as research design (qualitative and quantitative), socil geographies, economic geographies, and migration & displacement.

Daniel was previously awarded runner up by the Newcastle University Students Union for the award of Best Postgraduate Teaching Assistant , nominated and voted for by the student vody themselves. 

Research Associate, Newcastle University

(2022 - 2023)

Conducting research for an EDI project commissioned by the Faculty for Humanities and Social Sciences at Newcastle University, under the project title 'Experiences of disabled, chronically ill and neurodivergent staff and PGRs at Newcastle University'. Responsibilities included but were not limited to the co-design of the research methodology, participant recruitment and stakeholder management, conducting interviews with participants, transcription, data analysis and co-authoring of the final evidence report. 

The report can be found here.

Visiting Scholar of Bioethics, Universiteit Antwerpen


Daniel was invited to participate in a knowledge exchange in the NeuroEpigenEthics ERC-funded research project, housed in UA's Philosophy Department. Responsibilities included, but are not limited to delivering classes on qualitative empirical research design and introductory human geography classes, offering methods workshops to a range of Belgian universities connected with the project, and the co-authoring of a published guest editorial on the value of collaboration between Bioethics and Human Geography as distinct disciplines.

The publication can be found here.

Research Assistant, Newcastle University (2022)

Conducting research commissioned by AdvanceHE, titled 'Developing a holistic approach to equality, diversity and inclusion', to understand the possible benefits of holistic approaches to EDI and EDI accreditation. Responsibilities included but are not limited to research design, facilitating consultation events with UK-based practitioners, data analysis, and the co-authoring of a final evidence report with recommendations for future EDI accreditation work.

The evidence report can be found here.

Copy Editor, Taylor & Francis Group


Contracted work to ensure that a multi-author academic book was formatted in line with the Taylor & Francis Group publication style guidelines and submission requirements. The role required working with 10+ authors and multiple editors who congtributed to the book, and liaising with relevant stakeholders.

Societies & Media Coordinator, Reading University Students' Union 

Supporting, administrating and developing 100+ societies, dance groups and student media streams (including radio, TV, and print) on a 19,000 cap campus. This included sourcing and delivering development opportunities for 700+ volunteers each year, on topics including but not limited to media law, budget management, and events planning. The role also included coordinating an annual budget of £70,000, taking the lead on UK and international student strips, and key flagship events for the Students' Union such as Varsity, Committee Election Weeks, and Freshers' Fayres.

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