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Prof Paul Jones

Professor

Department: Architecture and Built Environment

EE Pauljones Staffprofile 255Paul’s research expertise is in: teaching, design, design process and creativity- contributing to the university’s Research Assessment Framework (2008) and Research Excellence Framework (2014). He has had outstanding success in international design competitions, winning- or being placed- in 12 out of the 18 he has entered. This success has led to important building commissions and exhibitions. He has had his design work exhibited in prestigious venues around the world, including the Lincoln Centre New York, and the Palazzo Isimbardi in Milan. He has directed his students to numerous awards and commendations, both at Northumbria and at his previous institution.

Paul was awarded a National Teaching Fellowship in 2011 for his contribution to architectural education; this accolade is the most prestigious in Higher Education, given for teaching excellence. Only 50 out of 180000 academics receive this fellowship each year. As well as being a National Teaching Fellow, Paul is Principal Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (HEA); an academic member of the RIBA Education Committee; a Chair of RIBA Visiting Boards; a member of SCHOSA (Standing Council of Heads of Schools of Architecture); and a Reviewer for the HEA. He is also the external examiner at Kingston and Portsmouth Schools of Architecture.

In his spare time Paul enjoys watching football and also likes to paint and draw. He regularly visits his brother, who lives in Barcelona; he designed his brother’s house and regularly visits him with the family to take advantage of the sunshine, the great architecture and the nightlife

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Qualifications

  • Nursing Related Studies PhD January 07 2016
  • Architecture BA (Hons) September 01 1990
  • Principal Fellow (PFHEA) Higher Education Academy (HEA) 2015
  • National Teaching Fellow (NTF) Higher Education Academy (HEA) 2011
  • Fellow (FHEA) Higher Education Academy (HEA) 2002

Key Publications

  • Please visit the Pure Research Information Portal for further information
  • Comparing University Design Students’ and Tutors’ Perceptions of Creativity, Rodgers, P., Jones, P. 2017, In: The Design Journal
  • Organicity, Jones, P., Dobereiner, D. 2017, In: Construction Research and Innovation
  • Strategic sustainable development in the UK construction industry, through the Framework of Strategic Sustainable Development, using Building Information Modelling, Alwan, Z., Jones, P., Holgate, P. 12 Jan 2016, In: Journal of Cleaner Production
  • Applying BIM to sustainable performance evaluation in design projects: An educational approach for architecture programmes, Alwan, Z., Holgate, P., Jones, P. 10 Sep 2015
  • A study of university design tutors' perceptions of creativity, Jones, P., Rodgers, P., Nicholl, B. 2014, In: International Journal of Design Creativity and Innovation
  • The importance of embodied energy in carbon footprint assessment, Alwan, Z., Jones, P. 2014, In: Structural Survey
  • An evaluation tool as a means of improving architectural design quality: the results, Giddings, B., Sharma, M., Jones, P., Jensen, P. May 2013
  • An evaluation tool for design quality: PFI sheltered housing, Giddings, B., Sharma, M., Jones, P., Jensen, P. 3 May 2013, In: Building Research and Information
  • Perceptions of creativity amongst university design tutors, Jones, P., Rodgers, P., Nicholl, B. 18 Sep 2012
  • Care of the Self: embedding well-being in architectural education at Northumbria University, Holgate, P., Jones, P. 2011

PGR Supervision

  • David Morton Start: 01/11/2018
  • Shaun Young Start: 01/02/2016


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