LITE Research Showcase

  • Date: Wednesday 14 June 2017
  • Time:: 13:30 to 15:30
  • Venue: : Meeting Room 1, Level 13, Edward Boyle Library

JOIN LITE as we showcase the breadth and richness of the teaching scholarship undertaken by its Teaching Excellence & Innovation Fellows and Teaching Excellence Project Leaders (TEPLs).

Research themes for the next intake of Fellows and TEPLs will also be announced, making this an important event for anyone intending to apply for LITE funding.

Find out more about the types of secondment opportunities available, along with an overview of the application process, project and output expectations, and the support available.


13:30 Opens

Registration / lunch & refreshments / networking

Poster presentations
Nimesh Mistry / Caroline Campbell and Karen Llewellyn

14:00 Introduction

Raphael Hallett (LITE Director)

David Gardner (LITE Deputy Director)

14:10 Lightning presentations

Sofia Martinho | Excellence in Speaking Skills

Alice Shepherd and Mark Sumner | Year In Industry Placements – barriers, challenges and motivations

14:20 Fellowship presentation

Bee Bond | Understanding the Significant Role Language Plays in Shaping Discipline-specific Knowledge and Understanding – smoothing international student transitions

14:30 Lightning presentations

Clair Souter and Melissa Schuessler | Re-entry and Post-experience Learning – supporting placement/study-abroad students to enhance their experience

Karen Llewellyn and Chandni Pandya | Co-discovery – a student/staff collaborative evaluation of the value of Broadening within the UG student journey

14:40 Fellowship presentation

Lydia Bleasdale | An Evidence-based Approach to Embedding Resilience Within the Curriculum

14:50 Q&A with all presenters
15:05 Introducing themes for next year’s LITE TEPL and Fellowship secondments

Raphael Hallett and David Gardner

15:15 Q&A on themes, application process, funding and support
15:25 Closes

Refreshments and a light lunch are provided.

To register, please email Rekha Parmar [LITE] on

Click the links for further information about the LITE Fellows and TEPLs and their projects.