Research

UoA25 call for internal projects (3 x £3000)

The Centre for Excellence in Learning and the Centre for Excellence in Media Practice invite new applications for funding (up to £3000) to develop research outputs and impact and to enhance the research environment in relation to the Research Excellence Framework Unit of Assessment: Education. Up to three proposals will be funded in this round…. Read more » about UoA25 call for internal projects (3 x £3000)

Leading technology-enhanced learning online toolkit

Thank you to Chris Fowler for sharing We’re pleased to share with you the latest addition to our Research and Development series which focuses on examining how strategic change initiatives and the embedding of technological developments in institutions may enhance students’ experience of higher education. One specific strategic change-focused initiative was central to our examination… Read more » about Leading technology-enhanced learning online toolkit

New OECD guidelines on research ethics and new forms of data

Thank you to the UK data service for the orginal post New kinds of data are rapidly becoming available in massive quantities, providing a record of the transactions we carry out, the communications we make and other social and economic activities. These data offer significant potential for research, with the possibility of new insights and… Read more » about New OECD guidelines on research ethics and new forms of data

Reminder: Call for bids for the student-led co-creation fund

The Centre for Excellence in Learning is currently receiving bids from final year undergraduate students for the student-led co-creation funding award. The co-creation scheme funds collaborative projects delivering co-created outputs between  a student and an academic. Anticipated project output (s) should be clearly stated in the bid and this could be a paper, presentation or product. Projects do not have to… Read more » about Reminder: Call for bids for the student-led co-creation fund

Policy update:

===Colleagues, please see below the recent policy update from Jane Forster, OVC, note short survey for any staff who are Governors/ work with schools=== Dear all Schools that work for everyone consultation In addition to the consultation workshop (second one on 17th November) we have set up a short survey for staff members who have… Read more » about Policy update:

ESRC Festival of Social Science: Fair Access Research

Festival of Social Science Date: Monday 7 November Time: 10am-1pm Location: F105, Fusion, Talbot Campus Register Here What does it mean to be a student in the 21st century? As part of ESRC’s Festival of Social Science BU researchers Dr Vanessa Heaslip, Dr Clive Hunt, Dr Maggie Hutchings and Dr Alex Wardrop  will be leading a… Read more » about ESRC Festival of Social Science: Fair Access Research

NVivo workshop and surgery – 4 November

As part of the Graduate School’s Research Development Programme 2016/17, Jacqueline Priego from CEL will be delivering an NVivo workshop. Details below: Date: 4 November 2016 Time: 9.00-11.00 Venue: S103 Bookings via myBU * Audience: This workshop is suitable for PGRs with some knowledge of qualitative analysis approaches. Intended learning outcomes. By the end of… Read more » about NVivo workshop and surgery – 4 November

Reminder: Drop in sessions and stalls for the student-led co-creation funding scheme

In view of the next round of call for the student-led co-creation fund, the Centre for Excellence in Learning and SUBU are setting up stalls and drop in sessions to provide interested final year undergraduate students and academics with relevant information about the funding scheme. The stalls and drop in sessions shall take place as per the following schedules:   Stalls: Monday… Read more » about Reminder: Drop in sessions and stalls for the student-led co-creation funding scheme

Presentation by Dr Sandra Goldsworthy, (Associate) Research Professor in Simulation Education, University of Calgary

12-1pm, Wednesday 19th October in EB702 Sandra Goldsworthy has kindly agreed to visit BU when she is visiting England next month. Sandra is a nurse academic from the University of Calgary, and her specialism is simulation education which I know is an area of great interest to many of us in BU. She has kindly agreed to… Read more » about Presentation by Dr Sandra Goldsworthy, (Associate) Research Professor in Simulation Education, University of Calgary

Drop in sessions and stalls for the student-led co-creation funding scheme

In view of the next round of call for the student-led co-creation fund, the Centre for Excellence in Learning and SUBU are setting up stalls and drop in sessions to provide interested final year undergraduate students and academics with relevant information about the funding scheme. The stalls and drop in sessions shall take place as per the following schedules:   Stalls: Monday… Read more » about Drop in sessions and stalls for the student-led co-creation funding scheme