Tracy Scurry, Professor of Work and Employment and Sarah Carnegie, Senior Lecturer in HRM from Newcastle University Business School, discuss the Get Sust! project, working in partnership with students to develop a game-based learning approach to engage Business School students with sustainable development, to facilitate a social and developmental learning experience, and support the personal development of students by enhancing their teamworking skills and global and cultural awareness.
Dr Sarah Ganassin oversaw a highly successful Virtual Summer School, bringing together students and staff from Newcastle University and the University of Nicosia in Cyprus to explore a wide range of issues, including decolonising theoretical perspectives, intercultural communication and collaboration, with the aim of equipping doctoral students with the research skills needed to progress their academic career.
A collaboration with four other Universities provided students with a unique opportunity to showcase research related to UN Sustainable Development Goal 10: Reduce inequalities within and among countries.
It became clear that the laboratory-based projects for stage 4 Pharmacy students would be undeliverable this year, so the type of project provided had to change. Building on their successful use in other areas, Rapid Reviews were introduced. Find out more about how they worked.
With Mark Jackson School of History, Classics & Archaeology Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences What did you do? Used student generated content to focus seminars; negotiated essay questions with students and offered a choice of format for a creative project. Who is involved? Dr Mark Jackson, Senior Lecturer Archaeology. For my 20 credit final Read more about Students as partners in learning[…]
Students studying HIS3212 : Reconstruction and the New South, 1865-1914 are asked to find their own primary resources resulting in a variety of resources and a number of new insights.
Find out how staff are engaging students with their research through a short series of lectures.
Dr SarahJayne Boulton, Teaching Fellow School of Biomedical Sciences Medical Sciences What did you do? Encouraged Biomedical Science students to use blogs to discuss issues in the field. Who is involved? Sarah Jayne Boulton and third year students in Biomedical sciences. How do you do it? Sarah Jayne runs a module for third years which Read more about Biomedical Science students use blogs to develop their public engagement and communication skills[…]