Falling Walls nomination for Berlin Science Week

Falling Walls nomination for Berlin Science Week

I was very happy to be nominated for one of the Edinburgh University ‘breakthroughs of the year’ for the Falling Walls competition 2020. I didn’t win but was happy with my pitch, which used the Near Future Teaching project to make the point that...
Manifesto seminar videos

Manifesto seminar videos

Those of us in the author team of the Manifesto for Teaching Online gave a series of short seminars during September 2020 to launch our new book of the manifesto. This is my talk on the concept of ‘campus envy’, and you can catch up with the whole series...
Our Centre report 2020 is out

Our Centre report 2020 is out

We have just published our research centre report for the last year. It celebrates our collective output (more than 50 publications!), our projects and our amazing people. A new visualisation from our graphic designer, peakfifteen, details our global reach over the...
Edinburgh University learning and teaching conference keynote 2020

Edinburgh University learning and teaching conference keynote 2020

My talk discussed the Near Future Teaching project we ran here at Edinburgh between 2017-19. The project pushed back on some of the imperatives for the future of teaching we are often confronted with. These often assume a highly technologised context driven by...