#CelebratingTogether: Dr Antonis Giannopoulos 

Reading Time: 4 minutes Edinburgh University Students’ Association’s Student-Led Teaching Awards are back to recognise outstanding members of learning and support staff. After a challenging year for everyone, we’re celebrating our worthy nominees by shouting about their successes across our digital platforms.    What is your full name?   Antonis Giannopoulos  What is your job title?  Reader, …

#CelebratingTogether: Dr Anna Garcia-Teruel 

Reading Time: 3 minutes Edinburgh University Students’ Association’s Student-Led Teaching Awards are back to recognise outstanding members of learning and support staff. After a challenging year for everyone, we’re celebrating our worthy nominees by shouting about their successes across our digital platforms.    What is your full name?  Anna Garcia-Teruel  What is your job title?  Research …

#CelebratingTogether: Dr Ricky Carvel

Reading Time: 2 minutes Edinburgh University Students’ Association’s Student-Led Teaching Awards are back to recognise outstanding members of learning and support staff. After a challenging year for everyone, we’re celebrating our worthy nominees by shouting about their successes across our digital platforms.    What is your full name?  Ricky Carvel  What is your job title?  Senior …

#CelebratingTogether: Dr Athanasios Angeloudis

Reading Time: 3 minutes Edinburgh University Students’ Association’s Student-Led Teaching Awards are back to recognise outstanding members of learning and support staff. After a challenging year for everyone, we’re celebrating our fantastic nominees by shouting about their successes across our digital platforms. #CelebratingTogether   What is your full name?  Athanasios Angeloudis  What is your job …

The Power to Unite People in a Way That Little Else Does

Reading Time: < 1 minute We are sharing this Teaching Matters post to the Exchange to inspire conversations about the power of sport and exercise in a hybrid environment to support mental health, wellbeing, community, and belonging. In this post, Daniel Mutia a fourth year MasterCard Foundation Scholar studying BEng (Hons) Electronics and Electrical Engineering …

Projects, Peers, Passion, and Play: How Minecraft Transforms (Hybrid) Teaching

Reading Time: < 1 minute In this post, Richard Fitzpatrick a final year PhD student  working in the Centre for Discovery Brain Sciences as part of the University of Edinburgh-Zhejiang University partnership, explains how the popular sandbox videogame Minecraft can be used for teaching and how it can lead to sustained engagement, enthusiasm, and creativity. …

A change for the better?

Reading Time: < 1 minute Kate McCrae, a BEng Electrical & Electronic Engineering student, shares how from her perspective, hybrid teaching has improved her University experience. https://www.ed.ac.uk/covid-19-response/our-community/a-change-for-the-better Oct 22, 2020

Adapting to Hybrid Teaching: The Staff and Student Experience (School of Engineering)

Reading Time: < 1 minute Staff and students from the School of Engineering share their experiences of adapting to hybrid learning. https://www.ed.ac.uk/covid-19-response/our-community/adapting-to-hybrid-teaching         Image Credit: Snow pattern, Zyw, Aleksander, University of Edinburgh Collections Catalogue No. 0016500 Oct 15, 2020

Diverse and Inclusive Curricula: Where, When and How?

Reading Time: < 1 minute In this post, the authors reflect on their experience of running a 60 minute online workshop on diversity and inclusion in the curriculum with a focus on translating issues of diversity and inclusion into a Science & Engineering setting… Diverse and Inclusive Curricula: Where, When and How? Aug 27, 2020