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John Goldring Manchester Metropolitan University

Dr John E. Goldring is the Co-Director of the Q-Step Centre at Manchester Metropolitan University, one of 15 centres across the UK to receive funding to promote the development of quantitative methods teaching across the HE sector. Joining Manchester Metropolitan University in 2004, his initial research and teaching focus was on men, masculinity and health. He started teaching statistical analysis in 2012 where he developed a narrative approach to working with numbers based on a Freirean principles of raising critical consciousness and challenging social injustice. Teaching on research methods units at both undergraduate and postgraduate level, he has also successfully supervised a number of PhD students through to completion. In addition to co-authoring of a number of journal articles on pedagogic approaches to teaching statistics, he has written on ethnographies of men’s health.