Accessibility statement

Diana (Dee) Fields
Research Associate, Qualitative Data Analyses



Dee is a Research Associate at the Martin House Research Centre within the University of York's Department of Health Sciences. She completed a MSc Psychology in Education at York and is currently completing a PhD in the department of Education, York.  Prior roles have included working as a primary school teacher, Assistant Headteacher for Early Years, SENDCo and CPO, in various schools across Hull and the East Riding of Yorkshire.


  • BA (Hons) Educational Studies and Childhood Studies, University of Hull
  • QTS (Primary)
  • Postgraduate Certificate Inclusive Education, University of Hull
  • National Award for SEN Coordination (NASENCO)
  • MSC Psychology in Education, University of York
  • PhD Psychology in Education, Department of Education, University of York (to be completed September 2021)




  • What does good palliative care look like for children and young people? A qualitative study of parent experiences and perspectives.

Research group(s)


Selected publications

External activities


  • Graduate member of The British Psychological Society (MBPsS)

Invited talks and conferences

  • 10-minute Talk at the BSPID Annual Conference 2021 (online): Individual differences in childhood and across the lifespan, June 2021 hosted by The University of Winchester
  • Poster presentation at the Psychology of Education Section Annual Conference 2018: Enhancing Wellbeing in Education, September 2018 at Wolfson College, University of Oxford
  • Poster presentation at British Psychological Society Annual Conference 2019: Harrogate
  • Paper accepted at SELF Conference, ‘Who Am I?: Using Philosophy 4 Children to explore young children’s views of the identity implications of educational Labelling’, Quebec 2020 – postponed to 2021 due to Covid19 and then cancelled
  • YESS 2 – Year 12 Student Residential – Facilitating Philosophy Enquiry session July 2019
  • Masters Taster Day MSc PiE - Ambassador and 10-minute Talk, February 2019
  • MSc PiE New Starter Induction, 5 Minute Talk, January 2019


Contact details

Diana (Dee) Fields
Research Associate

Tel: 01904 325108