Professor Beauchamp’s research is focused on how digital technologies are used for learning and teaching across various educational settings. He has led major national and international research projects in this domain, as well as extensive contributions to national-level policy, for example, his work on developing the ground-breaking Digital Competence Framework as part of the new Curriculum for Wales.
Professor Tales brings a unique interdisciplinary perspective to the understanding of dementia. She leads several major research initiatives focused on ageing and dementia, and has mentored the next generation of academics and practitioners in this area. Her pioneering work on vascular cognitive impairment, and the functional integrity of attentional and sensory processing in dementia made an original contribution to the field, and her collaborations with clinical and social scientists have helped to improve the lives of people living with dementia.
Professor Thompson’s expertise is internationally recognised in the fields of social work, social care, sociology, education, and thanatology. He has made significant contributions to these disciplines through his extensive and varied publications, which span both academic and clinical spheres. As a result, his work has been translated into several languages, including Welsh, Turkish, Polish, Italian, Spanish, Chinese, and Japanese.