Smith, S., Sobolewska, E., Bhardwaj, J., & Fabian, K. (in press). Exploring women's motivations to study computer science. In Proceedings of the Frontiers in Education 2018 Conference
This paper presents a study exploring women's decisions, influencers and early experiences of computing to better understand how women's motivations and prior experience affec...
Rivera, E. S., & Garden, C. L. P. (in press). Theory and Games: Developing a methof for gamifying Higher Education. In EDULEARN18 Proceedings
Gamification, the use of game attributes in non-game context, is used in the private sector as well as education. Research into Gamified Learning (GL) often focuses on case...
Brodie, J., Miles, W., & Hutchinson, J. (in press). Graduating from the Classroom to the Boardroom: Supporting HE Students’ Employability. In Online Proceedings of CABS LTSE Conference
The Get on Board (GOB) extra-curriculum programme started at Edinburgh Napier University’s Business School in 2013. Its goal is to prepare students to take up board level oppo...
The Physiological Society
This project aims to inform the creation of a discipline specific physiology core curriculum that is agreed by stakeholder groups vested in nursing and physiology education to clarify relevant physiol...
Scottish Funding Council
The Associate Student Project (ASP) builds partnerships between the School of Computing and local further education colleges (FEs) to support students who study for the first two years of their degree...
Between 2010 and 2014, e-Placement Scotland worked with industry to create over 800 paid placements for students in Scotland’s universities and colleges. The project team disseminated widely to both e...
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.
13 September 2017
13 September 2017
In this talk, Jen Ross will share the thinking behind the Centre for Research in Digital Education’s “Manifesto for Teaching Online”. The manifesto is a series of statements a...
07 March 2014
07 March 2014
Most successful World Book Day art competition to date.
3,200+ entries from 36 Edinburgh primary schools
Three winners in each of two age categories...
Senior Lecturer/TBS Joint Director of Research
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...
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/
Binyamin, S., Rutter, M., & Smith, 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
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., & Smith, S. (2016). THE UTILIZATION OF SYSTEM USABILITY SCALE IN LEARNING MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS: A CASE STUDY OF JEDDAH COMMUNITY COLLEGE. In ICERI2016 Proceedings, 5314-5323. doi:10.21125/iceri.2016.2290
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...
Carnegie Trust for the Universities of Scotland
Undergrad vacation scholarship. Study includes online survey of spouses experiences of seeking help with issues arising from military service of partner, and levels of success and critique. Also a sys...
The objective of this research study is to develop a prototype model for gathering and reusing ocean plastic in-situ. The proposal is to visit a number of beachside locations along the Scottish West C...
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.
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 ...
The crisis in the numbers of donated organs has featu...
This thesis explores participation in adult learning and focuses upon three key areas of interest: reasons for participation, the challenges of par...
This study focuses on three albums of original music performed and recorded by...
At present the Information Technology profession appears to be dogged by high profile project failure, high...
Participation Space Studies explore eParticipation ...
This thesis examines the meaning, origin and influence of Edgar Allan Poe’s...
Explored the opinions of staff, patients and relatives concerning the ‘acceptability’ and ‘effectiveness’ of...
This research will investigate the nature of interactions between people and experience-oriented technologies such as new-media artw...
An investigation of perceptions of work based learning partnerships from the perspective of employers and universities. The findings will contribute to recommendations on how universities can enhance partnerships with employers in order to enhance the experiences of work placement students.
20 June 2017
20 June 2017
At this seminar Renato de Oliveira Moraes of the University of São Paulo, Brazil will be exploring Teaching & Research links between ENU & the University of São Paulo.