Research Output per year
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
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.
Research output: Contribution to journal › Article
Bridging the gap: an exploration of the experiences and perceptions of the Muslim community in Scotland, following the Christchurch massacre in New ZealandRiaz, N. N., 3 Jul 2019.
Research output: Contribution to conference › Abstract
Research output: Contribution to conference › Presentation
Research output: Contribution to conference › Paper
Activities per year
Activity: Talk or presentation › Invited talk