Senior Research Fellow
Pomponi, F., Medina Campos, L., Moncaster, A. & Smith, S. (2017). Bringing pupils into building energy performance: school design, construction and operation. In PLEA Conference Proceedings Volume IIIISBN N/A
Colegio Rochester is school in Colombia with a strong vision for sustainability. This vision permeates the new school building which was the first school in Latin America to b...
Binyamin, S., Rutter, M. J. & Smith, S. (2017). Factors Influencing the Students’ Use of Learning Management Systems: A Case Study of King Abdulaziz University. In n/a, 289 - 297. ISBN n/a
Abstract: The Technology Acceptance Model (TAM) has been one of the most popular models in explaining the acceptance of technologies and employed empirically in various studie...
Ennis, L. (2017). The Digital Library. Teaching fellows journal. ISSN 2050-9987
The meteoric rise of the internet has meant that we have access to more information than ever. Our informational lives, and those of our students are complex – fraught with is...
Economic and Social Research Council
Integration of health and social care services is happening across the United Kingdom. Integrating services is important as it puts more focus on supporting the lives – not just the health – of indivi...
Society for Research into Higher Education
Teaching-focused academics in UK Life Science departments may experience anxiety about their continued ability to teach undergraduates at Honours level, and postgraduates at Masters and doctoral level...
British Council "Mobility Grant for Leadership Development Project". Funds visit by 6 persons from Ukraine to Edinburgh to seek potential collaborations in education and work based learning.
21 April 2016
Announcement of resultsEmerald and the Indian Academy of Management (IAM) are delighted to offer a research grant for an Indian project in the field of management research.
24 February 2016
24 February 2016
The Articulation Best Practice Event is a good practice sharing and networking event. The format of the day includes keynote addresses from SFC, the Commission on Widening Acc...
Assistant Principal, Student Experience
Lecturer/BSc Programme leader
Senior Lecturer, Teaching Fellow, Head of Life Sciences
Pilcher, N. & Richards, K. (2017). We need to talk about IELTS, and the case for testing English 'in-subject'
No abstract available - read the full article here - http://wonkhe.com/blogs/we-need-to-talk-about-ielts-and-the-case-for-testing-english-in-subject/
Rutter, M. J., Smith, S. & Binyamin, S. (2017). The students acceptance of learning management systems in Saudi Arabia: a case study of King Abdulaziz University. In INTED2017 Proceedings, 9324-9333. doi:10.21125/inted.2017.2205. ISBN 978-84-617-8491-2
The Technology Acceptance Model (TAM) has become one of the most widely-used models in understanding user acceptance of technologies and has been employed in many empirical st...
Robertson, P. (2017). Career Guidance, Health and Well-being. Not applicable
This is a brief article for practitioners in the Career Development Institute's magazine: Career Matters. It explores the links between work, health and well-being, and cons...
Binyamin, S., Rutter, M. J. & Smith, S. (2016). The utiliation of system usability scale in learning managment systems: a case study of Jeddah Community College. In ICERI2016 Proceedings, 5314-5323. doi:10.21125/iceri.2016.2290. ISBN 978-84-617-5895-1
Learning Management Systems (LMS) have been widely adopted in many higher educational institutions to support teaching and learning activities. The study was conducte...
Binyamin, S., Smith, S. & Rutter, M. (2016). Evaluating the Usability of Learning Management Systems from Students' Perception: A Case Study of King Abdulaziz University. In 15th European Conference on eLearning (ECEL 2016), 112 - 113. ISBN 978-1-911218-18-0
Abstract: Due to the rapid improvement in Information and Communication Technology (ICT), adopting technologies has become a major focus of interest in the field of education....
Smith, K., Fernie, S. & Pilcher, N. (2016). Balancing rigour and relevance: Higher education researchers and policymakers need to be more open to each other
No abstract available.
Craig, N., Tennant, S., Murray, M., Forster, A. & Pilcher, N. (2016). The Role of Experienced Practitioners in Engineering Education: the End of an Era?. In 6th International Symposium for Engineering Education 2016, 271-278. ISBN ISBN 978-0-9930611-1-0
Delivering excellence in higher engineering education is dependent on many variables. This includes programme design, delivery and content, university support and the knowledg...
Pomponi, F., Medina Campos, L. & Moncaster, A. (2016). The cultural dimension of industrial ecology education: success story of a sustainable integrated curriculum in Chía, Colombia
Industrial ecology higher education courses and degrees are gaining momentum across the world. However, much can also be done at earlier educational stages to create future ge...
Huber, F., Peisl, T., Gedeon, S., Brodie, J. & Sailer, K. (2016). Design Thinking-Based Entrepreneurship Education. In Proceedings of 3E - ECSB Entrepreneurship Education Conference, 42-43
Questions we care about
In recent years, more and more people have started to look to the field of design for inspiring new ways of dealing with innovation challenges. Based o...
James, K. & Fortheringham, J. (2016). Higher Education Sector Engagement with Higher Education Academy Fellowship. In Converging Concepts in Global Higher Education Research: Local, national and international Perspectives
Considering a historical perspective that looks briefly at higher education changes influenced by government ideological direction is useful for understanding higher education...
Tierney, A. (2016). The Role of SoTL in Classroom Innovation. In Conference Proceedings 2015
The Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL) is being promoted as an activity for teaching-focused academics in the UK. However, support for SoTL is not a priority for most...
Cooper, B. & Smith, D. (2015). Veterinary Nurse training in the UK
Veterinary Nursing in the UK is still a relatively young profession. Whilst it is known that there were animal nurses in existence in the late 1800’s the role and title ‘Veter...
Royal Society of Edinburgh
Academic research into the use of video content for public art projects involving archival research, content preparation & knowledge transfer in preparation for a groundbreaking collaboration between ...
Scottish Funding Council
The company are planning to launch a new division of their business called ‘Leith.TV’. This will be a video-on-demand hyper local news service which will have a focus on Leith centric news. They are a...
The project aims to create 1500 paid placement opportunities for computing students studying in any Scottish university or college over the 5 year project.
The crisis in the numbers of donated organs has featu...
At present the Information Technology profession appears to be dogged by high profile project failure, high...
This research will investigate the nature of interactions between people and experience-oriented technologies such as new-media artw...
This study focuses on three albums of original music performed and recorded by...
Participation Space Studies explore eParticipation ...
This thesis examines the meaning, origin and influence of Edgar Allan Poe’s...
This thesis explores participation in adult learning and focuses upon three key areas of interest: reasons for participation, the challenges of par...