About Rachel Spacey
Rachel Spacey is Research Fellow (part time) in LHERI where she leads the Access and Participation Plan Evaluation Project (APPEP).
Within LHERI Rachel leads on the Access and Participation Plan Evaluation Project and is Reviewer: the Lincoln Higher Education Research Awards 2017 and Reviewer: IMPact: The University of Lincoln journal of Higher Education Research. Rachel has worked at the University of Lincoln since June 2014. Her first post was as Research Fellow in the School of Education where she was the Institutional Researcher on the Postgraduate Experience Project (PEP) funded by HEFCE and she also taught on the EdD programme. Rachel moved to the Vice Chancellor’s Office in January 2016 where she was researching the student experience with Prof. Mary Stuart and moved to LHERI in September 2017.
Higher Education; University Students; Widening Participation; Student Experience; Lifelong Learning; Adult Learning; Public Libraries; Libraries and Information
PhD Information Science
— Loughborough University, 2004
MA Library and Information Studies
— Loughborough University, 2000
MA Women’s Studies
— Nottingham Trent University, 1998
BA (Hons) Politics and History
— Newcastle University, 1995
— Higher Education Academy,
MCLIP - revalidated
— Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals,