Anwar is interested in issues of equality and diversity in UK museums and science centres, in formal and informal education, and in social and cultural policies.
Other research interests include current changes in museums as organisational and professional settings, museum ethics, philosophy of science, science in society and science and democracy.
He is a member of the School's Centre for Public Policy Research.
Anwar is a Programme Director and Admissions Tutor for MA Education in Arts & Cultural Settings.
In addition to the supervision of doctoral and MA/MSc students, Anwar is course organiser for Foundations of Professionalism, part of the Doctorate in Education and Professional Studies (EdD/DrPS), and he teaches sociology of education and/or qualitative research methodology in the context of the Modular Masters’ programme, the Foundation Degree in Education Studies, the EdD/DrPS, the MSc in Health Promotion, the MSc in Health & Society and the MPhil/PhD research training programme.
For further details, please see Anwar's research Staff Profile.