On impact….

On impact….

 We spent many months writing and refining an impact case study as part of the University’s submission to the current Research Excellence Framework. These things are generally a pretty dry meal, but our colleagues in Communications wrote a nice piece...
Our new Masters programmes at EFI are recruiting!

Our new Masters programmes at EFI are recruiting!

 Our first tranche of new Masters programmes with the Edinburgh Futures Institute have opened for recruitment! This is an exciting moment, and something we have been preparing for for over three years. From September 2022 we will be welcoming students to Edinburgh to...
The activist university – new paper

The activist university – new paper

Rikke Toft Nørgård and Søren S. E. Bengtsen have put together a great Special Issue of Policy Futures in Education, on the theme of the ‘activist university’. The opening of their editorial suggests that ‘There is a note of activism hanging in the...
Manifesto keynote at DT&L

Manifesto keynote at DT&L

Jeremy Knox and I gave the opening keynote at this year’s DT&L conference, hosted by the University of Wisconsin-Madison. We talked about why we developed the Manifesto for Teaching Online and what it set out to achieve, then drilled down into a couple of...
Our 2021 Centre report

Our 2021 Centre report

Our annual report covering our work during 2020-2021, a very hard and immensely strange year, is out and we are proud of all we’ve done through the pandemic time. The report opens with a poem from Jim Carruth looking ahead to better times post-COVID. It includes...
The European University of the Future: bold, integrated, open

The European University of the Future: bold, integrated, open

Michael Gallagher and I have been working with the UNA Europa partnership of European universities to co-write a position paper for the future university. This is part of our work with the UNA Future UniLab. Europe’s universities have shaped and influenced the world...