Emeritus Professor Bob Conway served as Dean of the School of Education from 2007 to 2012. His background is as a teacher in both mainstream and special education. His main research and teaching is in the area of students with behaviour problems in both mainstream and specialist settings. He works with education systems to improve the management of students with behaviour problems, particularly in the ways in which student management, learning and teaching can be addressed concurrently. He also has a strong interest in the inclusion of students with a range of special needs in mainstream education and the ways in which education systems adapt learning and teaching strategies to meet the needs of all students.
Bob's research is related to students with behaviour problems and the ways in which educational systems assist and exacerbate behaviour problems.
His current research projects are: