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Mr. Nick Cartwright

  • Job title: Senior Lecturer in Law
  • Department: Law

General information

Nick was awarded his MPhil by thesis in law which considers the judgment in Bland v Airedale NHS Trust from a philosophical by Keele University in 2009. He also has a Postgraduate Certificate in Higher Education and an LLB (Dual Hons) in Law and Philosophy. Nick is also a Senior Fellow of the Higher education Academy. Nick is currently studying for his PhD which explores the relationship between equality and pedagogy.


Nick teaches on the following modules on the LLB Programme:

  • English Legal System
  • Introduction to Public Law
  • Research Methods
  • Terrorism

He also contributes to the ‘How to…’ extra-curricular skills session and runs the ‘law and film’ events. On the Masters’ Programmes Nick teaches:

  • European Crime and Security
  • National Security, Terrorism and the Rule of Law


Nick’s research focuses on the relationship between equality and pedagogy and he is currently focusing on his PhD thesis.


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  1. Cartwright, N. (2017) Development of study programs, with a special focus on the measurement of learning outcomes. Invited Keynote presented to: Bosnia and Herzegovina Qualification Framework for Higher Education (BHQFHE) Workshops, University of Split, Croatia, 21-24 February 2017.
  2. Cartwright, N. (2017) English Qualifications Framework: practical experience of the University of Northampton. Invited Keynote presented to: Bosnia and Herzegovina Qualification Framework for Higher Education (BHQFHE) Workshops, University of Sarajevo, 22-25 January 2017.
  3. Cartwright, N. (2017) Identity and (Dis)empowerment in Higher Education. Paper presented to: The Future of Education, Florence, Italy, 08-09 June 2017.
  4. Cartwright, N. (2017) Identity and (dis)empowerment in team-based learning. In: Conference Proceedings. The Future of Education. 7th ed. Italy:
  5. Cartwright, N. and Brazier, R. (2017) On-line resources and the enhancement of face-to-face contact. Paper presented to: Association for Learning Technology (ALT) 24th Annual Conference, Liverpool, 05-07 September 2017.
  6. Cartwright, N. (2017) Qualification Framework in England. In: Schafer, W. I., Sloane, P. F. E., Mindt, I., Gossling, B. and Mehic, A. (eds.) Proceedings of the BHQFHE Projects: Basis, Analysis, Development, Impact and Prospects of the BHQFHE Tempus Project. Sarajevo: Fondacija za visoko obrazovanje - Svetskiuniverzitetski servis Bosnia i Hercegovine. pp. 61-64.
  7. Cartwright, N. (2017) Students as co-creators of content. Poster presented to: Teaching and Learning Conference, Liverpool John Moores University, Liverpool, 14-15 June 2017.
  8. Cartwright, N. (2017) This election could still end as ‘King Arthur: Legend of the Sword’ predicted. Huffington Post blog. 13/06/17
  9. Cartwright, N. (2017) We need critical scholarship - we need to fund critical research. Huffington Post UK blog. 02/01/2017
  10. Cartwright, N. (2017) You can smell bullshit too. Invited Presentation presented to: Fake News, The University of Northampton Students' Union, 15 May 2017.


  1. Cartwright, N. (2016) 5k for Equal Pay Day. Huffington Post UK blog. 19/10/16
  2. Cartwright, N. (2016) Blaming Blair for Gove’s educational policies. Huffington Post UK blog. 27/07/16
  3. Cartwright, N. (2016) English law on euthanasia needs clarifying. Huffington Post UK blog. 26/09/16
  4. Cartwright, N. (2016) Gove’s re-whiting of knowledge. Huffington Post UK blog. 03/08/16
  5. Cartwright, N. (2016) If you want change, voting leave is not enough. Huffington Post UK blog. 04/07/16
  6. Cartwright, N. (2016) My poppy is political, get over it! Huffington Post UK blog. 03/11/16
  7. Cartwright, N. (2016) The Church has alienated the left-wing: reflections on Wellingborough Diggers Festival. Huffington Post UK blog. 14/03/16
  8. Crofts, M. and Cartwright, N. (2016) The impact of empowerment in teaching and learning and innovative assessment. Poster presented to: Society for Research into Higher Education (SRHE) Annual Conference 2016, Newport, Wales, 07-09 December 2016.
  9. Sneddon, S., Exall, K. and Cartwright, N. (2016) The impact on students of online and blended learning methods. Paper presented to: Socio-Legal Studies Association (SLSA) Annual Conference 2016, Lancaster University Law School, 05-07 April 2016. (Unpublished)
  10. Cartwright, N. (2016) United to defend education: why socialism is not the answer. Huffington Post UK blog. 22/11/16
  11. Cartwright, N. (2016) Universities should be dangerous places, but not yet. Huffington Post UK blog. 21/01/16
  12. Cartwright, N. (2016) We are striking in defence of Higher Education. Huffington Post UK blog. 19/05/16
  13. Cartwright, N. (2016) Whose knowledge counts and what counts as knowledge? Educational policy and student identities. Paper presented to: Society for Research into Higher Education (SRHE) Annual Conference 2016, Newport, Wales, 07-09 December 2016.
  14. Cartwright, N. (2016) Why I’ve decided to teach instead of just lecturing. Huffington Post UK blog. 03/10/16


  1. Cartwright, N. (2015) Discussion with Michael Ellis MP on military intervention against IS in Iraq and Syria. Northampton: BBC Radio Northampton.
  2. Cartwright, N. (2015) If you can’t win the game, change the rules. Thoughts from the Staff of The University of Northampton blog. 09/10/2015
  3. Cartwright, N. (2015) In defense of the Liverpool Care Pathway. Huffington Post blog. 17/12/15
  4. Cartwright, N. (2015) Interview on Terry Pratchett's contribution to the assisted dying debate. Northampton: BBC Radio Northampton.
  5. Cartwright, N. (2015) Interview on social exclusion and Changemaker. Northampton: BBC Radio Northampton.
  6. Cartwright, N. (2015) Interview on the Assisted Dying Bill. Northampton: BBC Radio Northampton.
  7. Cartwright, N. (2015) Pacifist, agnostic, Republican showed respect for the fallen and the person who is Queen, but not support for the Crown. Thoughts from the Staff of The University of Northampton blog. 16/09/15
  8. Cartwright, N. (2015) Panelist on BBC Radio Ulster debate on the Assisted Dying Bill. Ulster: BBC Radio Ulster.
  9. Cartwright, N. (2015) Parklife. Paper presented to: Northampton Learning and Teaching Conference 2015, The University of Northampton, 21 May 2015. (Unpublished)
  10. Cartwright, N. (2015) Pedagogy & inequality: a case-study of team-based learning & race. Paper presented to: 8th Equality, Diversity and Inclusion International Conference (EDI 2015), Tel Aviv, Israel, 06-08 July 2015. (Unpublished)
  11. Cartwright, N. (2015) Supporting refugees - a message from our Director. Online: Northamptonshire Rights & Equality Council.
  12. Cartwright, N. (2015) Team Based Learning (TBL™) works for law students. Outside the Box Assessment and Feedback Practices. 1(1), p. 8.
  13. Cartwright, N. (2015) UN Human Rights Day: why human rights matter. Huffington Post blog. 10/12/15
  14. Bieber, N. and Cartwright, N. (2015) University of Northampton lecturer pays heartfelt tribute to Right-to-die campaigner Debbie Purdy. Bedford: Northampton Herald & Post.


  1. Sneddon, S. and Cartwright, N. (2014) A first look at ILOOC. Other presented to: Association of Law Teachers (ALT) 49th Annual Conference: Responding to Change, Leeds, 13-15 April 2014. (Unpublished)
  2. Cartwright, N. (2014) Comment on assisted dying. [Radio]. Northampton: BBC Radio Northampton.
  3. Cartwright, N. (2014) Comment on the European elections. Northampton: BBC Radio Northampton.
  4. Cartwright, N. (2014) Comment on the death of 'right to die' campaigner Debbie Purdy. Northampton: BBC Radio Northampton.
  5. Brazier, R. and Cartwright, N. (2014) The lessons learnt from Willy Wonka (includes alternate ending). Paper presented to: LJMU (Liverpool John Moores University) Learning and Teaching Conference 2014, Liverpool John Moores University, 16-17 June 2014. (Unpublished)
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