Posts By: Martyn Polkinghorne

Journal: Studies in Higher Education

  Along with my colleagues Dr Geli Roushan (FLIE/MSI) and Helen O’Sullivan (MSI), and Dr Julia Taylor (Doctoral College), I am delighted to have our paper entitled “An Innovative Framework for Higher Education to Evaluate Learning Gain: A Case Study Based Upon the Discipline of Marketing” accepted for publication in the 3 Star journal “Studies… Read more »

‘Excellence in Teaching and Learning’ Symposium – Achieving Balance in Project Management Education

This is a joint event between BU and Boston University, and will consider some of the new ideas and concepts being used to teach Project Management. The event will be held @ 2-5pm on 1st July 2019 and will be both a ‘physical’ event on BU’s Talbot Campus, and also ‘virtual’ presentations live streamed between… Read more »

1st BU Department to have 100% of its staff with a Recognised Teaching Qualification!

At BU, we have been storming ahead to ensure that our academic staff have a recognised teaching qualification relevant to HE (typically HEA Fellowship or PGCert). I am therefore delighted to announce that the very first department to have 100% of its staff with a Recognised Teaching Qualification is…Sport and Physical Activity in the Faculty… Read more »

BU Academic’s Success Acknowledged by Chartered Professional Body for Project Management at Awards Night

Posted on behalf of CEL Learning and Teaching Fellow Dr Karen Thompson. Well done Karen, this is a fantastic achievement!   Last night I attended the annual Awards Ceremony of the Chartered Body for the Project Profession, the Association for Project Management.   TV icon and renowned editor John Pienaar was our host for the evening. … Read more »

The HEA Surveys Conference 2017 was a Great Success!

This year’s HEA Surveys Conference was a great success with academics and professional support staff from a wide range of UK universities mixing to discuss experiences and to share top tips. Survey discussions were not just limited to the Undergraduate NSS/DLHE and the Postgraduate PTES/PRES surveys of which most of us are familiar, but also incorporated the… Read more »