Ms Patricia Curran

Patricia Curran

Lecturer in Education, Early Years and Early Childhood Studies

Faculty and Department

  • Faculty of Arts Cultures and Education
  • School of Education


  • BA (University of Hull)
  • MA (University of Hull)

Trish has many years experience working with babies, children and their families in a range of contexts and has been teaching in Further and Higher Education since 2005, joining Hull University in 2017.

Trish strongly believes the early years provide the critical foundations to successful learning and development across the lifespan and has particular interests in research topics around children's literacies, inclusion, the importance of inter-generational familial relationships and the health & wellbeing of children, families and communities.

Trish currently teaches across a range of education and early years programmes and is Recruitment Lead for Education Studies.

Research interests

Relationships between babies, young children and their grandparents; Maintained Nursery Schools; Special Educational Needs and Disabilities; Inclusion; Health & Wellbeing.