Dr Steven Martin Turnbull

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Research Fellow

Teaching | Current

Tutor Educ223 (Educational Psychology) - Second Semester 2017

Guest lecturer Educ204 (Philosophy and Sociology of Education), Educ 304 (Educational Philosophy and Policy)

Postgraduate supervision

Dr Kirsten Locke - Critical Studies in Education, Faculty of Education and Social Work, University of Auckland

Dr Dion O'Neale - Department of Physics, University of Auckland


University of Auckland Summer Scholarship (2014)

Te Pūnaha Matatini Summer Internship (2015)

University of Auckland Doctoral Scholarship (2017)

Areas of expertise


  • R (tidyverse, igraph, lavaan)

  • SQL

  • Python

Network analysis

Data visualisation 

Qualitative analysis

Selected publications and creative works (Research Outputs)

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  • Turnbull, S. M., Meissel, K., Locke, K., & O'Neale DRJ (2020). The Impact of Science Capital on Self-Concept in Science: A Study of University Studentsin New Zealand. Frontiers in Education, 510.3389/feduc.2020.00027
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Kane Meissel, Kirsten Locke, Dion O'Neale
  • Meissel, K., Reese, E., & Turnbull, S. (2019). Early learning environments in Aotearoa NZ: Child, parent, home and early childhood education factors that promote early literacy. Wellington, New Zealand: Ministry of Social Development. Related URL.
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Kane Meissel
  • Turnbull, S. M., Locke, K., Vanholsbeeck, F., & O'Neale DRJ (2019). Bourdieu, networks, and movements: Using the concepts of habitus, field and capital to understand a network analysis of gender differences in undergraduate physics. PloS one, 14 (9)10.1371/journal.pone.0222357
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Frederique Vanholsbeeck, Dion O'Neale, Kirsten Locke

Contact details

Primary office location

SCIENCE CENTRE 303 - Bldg 303
Level 6, Room 622
New Zealand

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