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Joint Physics & Psychology PhD

Physics social identity, the gender gap and approaches to learning A team of researchers in Physics and Psychology were delighted to get approval for St Leonard’s College Interdisciplinary Doctoral Scholarship to support this project. Vivienne Wild and Antje Kohnle (Physics) have been collaborating with Paula Miles and Ken Mavor (Psychology) on a project examining reasons…

23 April 2019News

Review of PURE records

Higher education research often only represents a portion of an investigators research activity. Unfortunately the default behaviour in the PURE record system is to attribute any new research output or activity to ALL associated organisations. This meant that many research outputs were associated with CHER, but were not about higher education research. For example, at…

29 March 2019News

Review of Membership

During 2019 we are conducting a review of the membership of the Centre to ensure that we are an effective network of active researchers in higher education, and that the centre accurately represents all research outputs pertaining to higher education themes. In March, we emailed all of the existing members to identify members who remain…

13 March 2019News

Connected Curriculum

Prof. Dilly Fung gave a fascinating talk on her work on the Connected Curriculum as part of the launch of the new St Andrews Teaching and Learning Initiative (SALTI) on the 11th October, 2018. Prof. Fung is currently the Pro-Director for Education at LSE, but did much of her work on the Connected Curriculum at…

11 October 2018Events News

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