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Nighet Nasim Riaz

20132018
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Overview

Dr Nighet Riaz is an early careers researcher at the School of Education at the University of the West of Scotland. Nighet’s research explores how young people and communities can become ‘othered’ fuelled by moral panics to tackle the perceived disaffection of young people who have been identified as ‘at risk’ of social exclusion through policy and practice.

 

Ad Hoc Manuscript Reviewer

Journal of Youth Studies

British Education Research Journal

 

Membership

Member of Interdisciplinary Research Unit on Crime, Policing and Social Justice: a cross disciplinary research centre, founded by Prof. Ross Deuchar, and encompassing colleagues from Schools of Education, Media, Culture & Society, Business & Enterprise and Science and Sport, UWS: 2016 –present.

Member of Institute for Youth and Community Research, UWS: 2012-present.

Member of the Cross Party Group ‘Tackling Islamophobia’, Holyrood.

Member of the Cross Party Group ‘Tackling Islamophobia’ Education subgroup, Holyrood.

Member of the Scottish Educational Research Association

Member of the British Educational Research Association

Member of the British Educational Research Association Special Interest Group: Early Careers Researchers Network

Member of the British Educational Research Association Special Interest Group: Race, Ethnicity and Education

Member of the British Sociological Association.

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Research Output 2013 2018

Alien conspiracy theory?: exploring ethnicity and drug supply in Scotland

McLean, R., Holligan, C. & Riaz, N. 22 Oct 2018 (Accepted/In press) In : Deviant Behavior.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Scotland
ethnicity
supply
drug
place of residence

The (non) existence of multicultural education in the Scottish curriculum

Riaz, N. N. 5 Jun 2018

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

intercultural education
Muslim
curriculum
multicultural society
community

Transitions: exploring aspirations of BME Muslim youth exiting compulsory education

Riaz, N. N. 7 Oct 2018 In : Research in Post-Compulsory Education. 23, 3, p. 368-390 23 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

compulsory education
Muslim
school
education
discrimination

Urdu, an SQA modern language: (in)visible in the 1 + 2 language approach (2012) in our Glasgow schools

Riaz, N. 25 Jul 2018 p. 90-90 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

language
school
community
national minority
policy approach

Urdu, an SQA modern language: (in)visible in our Glasgow schools

Riaz, N. 21 Nov 2018 p. 90-90 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

speaking
language
school
community
secondary school

Activities 2018 2018

  • 1 Invited talk
  • 1 Oral presentation

A Scottish Narrative: Muslim Youth & Social Mobility

Riaz, N. N. (Invited speaker)
27 Nov 2018

Activity: Invited talk

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Urdu in our Schools: Languages 1 + 2?

Riaz, N. N. (Speaker)
5 Feb 2018

Activity: Oral presentation