Researching the origins, foundation and legacy of the Liverpool Nautical College, with specific reference to the period 1892-1900 when the college was under the direction of James Gill (1836-1900).
Turnbull W. 2020. A Brief History of Credit in UK Higher Education Laying Siege to the Ivory Tower Emerald Publishing Limited 9781839821714
Turnbull W, Atlay M. 2017. Aspects of credit practice in English and Welsh universities. ISBN 978-1-5272-1299-2
Turnbull W, Atlay M, Bridges P, Cameron M, Flinn M, Johnson B, Jurica J, Turjansky A. 2012. A Survey of Higher Education Credit Practice in the United Kingdom 2012.
Turnbull W. 2016. Mining institutional data for hidden truths. Innovations in Practice, 10 :88-92
Turnbull W, Burton D, Mullins P. 2008. 'Strategic repositioning of institutional frameworks': Balancing competing demands within the modular UK higher education environment Quality in Higher Education, 14 :15-28 DOI
Turnbull W, Yorke M, Woolf H, Stowell M, Allen R, Haines C, Redding M, Scurry D, Taylor-Russell G, Walker L. 2008. Enigmatic variations: Honours degree assessment regulations in the UK. Higher Education Quarterly, 3 :157-180
Turnbull W, Mullins P. 2007. Socratic dialogue as personal reflection. Reflective Practice, 8 :93-108
Yorke M, Hoekstra P, Turnbull W. 2014. Maximising the use of institutional data. Stepping up to the Second Year at University Academic, psychological and social dimensions Routledge 9781317564980