Dr Gordon Weller


NameDr Gordon Weller
Job titleAssociate Professor in Work Based Learning
Research institute
Primary appointmentMental Health & Social Work
Email addressg.weller@mdx.ac.uk
ORCIDhttps://orcid.org/0000-0002-7495-489X
Contact categoryResearcher

Biography

Biography

I lead on the Specialist Pathways Masters and Doctorate in Professional Studies in the Faculty of Health, Social Care & Education, I have experience of teaching & learning at Undergraduate, Postgraduate and Research degree levels in work based learning. My background is in teaching behaviour in organisations, management and leadership. I have examined a range of doctoral projects both in the UK and overseas.

Teaching

I am involved in teaching the core modules for the M/DProf Specialist Pathways Framework; Review of Learning and Planning a Practitioner Research Programme. I am involved in doctoral supervision across many of the specialist pathways offered within our M/DProf Framework.

Education and qualifications

Grants

Prizes and Awards

Research outputs

What does recovery mean to Jordanian mental health service users and their families? A descriptive qualitative study

Abu-Mahfouz, M., Weller, G., Clarke, L. and Thom, B. 2024. What does recovery mean to Jordanian mental health service users and their families? A descriptive qualitative study. Journal of Mental Health. https://doi.org/10.1080/09638237.2024.2332800

The role of practice in doctoral degrees. Research in Post-Compulsory Education, 26:3, 257-273, ISSN 1359-6748

Armsby, P., Costley, C. and Weller, G. 2021. The role of practice in doctoral degrees. Research in Post-Compulsory Education, 26:3, 257-273, ISSN 1359-6748. Taylor & Francis (Routledge).

Impacts of service user involvement in mental health nurse training on management of aggression: a qualitative description research

Obi-Udeaja, J., Kerr, C. and Weller, G. 2020. Impacts of service user involvement in mental health nurse training on management of aggression: a qualitative description research. Work Based Learning e-Journal International. 9 (2), pp. 105-136.

The power of research: exploring active older people participating in Creative Dance – challenging perceptions

Richards, J. and Weller, G. 2019. The power of research: exploring active older people participating in Creative Dance – challenging perceptions. Work Based Learning e-Journal International. 8 (2), pp. 28-58.

Reflections on the identity and contribution of doctoral graduates. A work in progress

Weller, G., Milburn, G., Dolfi, J. and Parsons, R. 2018. Reflections on the identity and contribution of doctoral graduates. A work in progress. 21st Annual Dilemmas for Human Services International Research Conference. University of Northampton, UK 10 - 11 Sep 2018

Towards the classification of fireground cues: a qualitative analysis of expert reports

Okoli, J., Watt, J. and Weller, G. 2017. Towards the classification of fireground cues: a qualitative analysis of expert reports. Journal of Contingencies and Crisis Management. 25 (4), pp. 197-208. https://doi.org/10.1111/1468-5973.12129

Evaluating lay perceptions of maternal mortality to improve risk communication: a case study in Rivers State, Nigeria

Oyibo, N., Weller, G. and Watt, J. 2017. Evaluating lay perceptions of maternal mortality to improve risk communication: a case study in Rivers State, Nigeria. Global Public Health. 12 (6), pp. 666-679. https://doi.org/10.1080/17441692.2016.1211165

Managing complex fires in urban environments: a tale of two cultures

Okoli, J., Watt, J. and Weller, G. 2016. Managing complex fires in urban environments: a tale of two cultures. International Conference on Urban Risks (ICUR 2016). Lisbon, Portugal 30 Jun - 02 Jul 2016 CERU - European Centre of Urban Risks. pp. 531-538

The role of expertise in dynamic risk assessment: a reflection of the problem-solving strategies used by experienced fireground commanders

Okoli, J., Watt, J., Weller, G. and Wong, B. 2016. The role of expertise in dynamic risk assessment: a reflection of the problem-solving strategies used by experienced fireground commanders. Risk Management. 18 (1), pp. 4-25. https://doi.org/10.1057/rm.2015.20

Information processing and intuitive decision-making on the fireground: towards a model of expert intuition

Okoli, J., Weller, G. and Watt, J. 2016. Information processing and intuitive decision-making on the fireground: towards a model of expert intuition. Cognition, Technology and Work. 18 (1), pp. 89-103. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10111-015-0348-9

Eliciting experts’ knowledge in emergency response organizations

Okoli, J., Weller, G. and Watt, J. 2014. Eliciting experts’ knowledge in emergency response organizations. International Journal of Emergency Services. 3 (2), pp. 118-130. https://doi.org/10.1108/IJES-06-2014-0009

Power, participation and partnership: methodological reflection on researching professional doctorate candidates' experiences of researching in the workplace

Weller, G., Volante, M. and Garelick, H. 2011. Power, participation and partnership: methodological reflection on researching professional doctorate candidates' experiences of researching in the workplace. Work Based Learning e-Journal International. 2 (1), pp. 155-174.

Organisational involvement in supporting the learned professional

Weller, G., Garelick, H., Naylor, D. and Sherry, R. 2010. Organisational involvement in supporting the learned professional. Work Based Learning e-Journal International. 1 (1), pp. 106-124.

An action research study of clinical leadership, engagement and team effectiveness in working across NHS boundaries

Woodard, F. and Weller, G. 2011. An action research study of clinical leadership, engagement and team effectiveness in working across NHS boundaries. Work Based Learning e-Journal International. 1 (2), pp. 80-119.

Work based learning for the development of the chemistry professional.

Garelick, H., Page, A. and Weller, G. 2008. Work based learning for the development of the chemistry professional. 2nd International IUPAC Conference on Green Chemistry. 14 - 19 September 2008

Evaluation study of the IHM project on the evaluation of the accreditation of health and social care managers: a pilot.

Weller, G. and Garelick, H. 2010. Evaluation study of the IHM project on the evaluation of the accreditation of health and social care managers: a pilot. London Middlesex University.
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