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LITE is committed to supporting the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning community at the University and providing new opportunities for colleagues. Please visit the links below to discover some of the key activities that LITE facilitates.


Find out about the fellowships and the focus of current and past research.

LITE Community

Join our LITE community MS Team to find out about all of our activity and events.

Student Education Conference 2023

Catch up on all of the sessions at the 2023 conference with out SEC rewind.

Student Research Experience Placements

Find out more about the student summer placements.


Student Education Conference 2024 - Call for Abstracts

#SEC2024 will take place on Thursday 11th and Friday 12th January 2024. We are not having a set theme for the conference this year but want to showcase the breadth of the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning research activity across our institution, from academic and professional service colleagues.   About the sessions: Sessions will include...

LITE Fellowships: Applications Open

Applications are open for the LITE fellowships starting in September 2023! ​​​​​​​LITE fellowships provide the opportunity for colleagues across the university to carry out a student education-related project based on innovative teaching, service development, scholarship or pedagogy. We offer three types of fellowships: Professional Services Fellowship An opportunity for colleagues to explore a project over...

Student research placements - open for applications

Applications are now open for student placements taking place in the summer of 2023. We have two different placement opportunities available. Research Experience Placements Leeds Institute for Teaching Excellence (LITE), in collaboration with the Educational Engagement team, is offering 13 students the chance to take part in a supervised research experience placement (REP) throughout the...

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Academic Integrity Masterclass led by Kane Murdoch

    Artificial intelligence is on everyone’s lips at the moment and Kane, like many others, is pushing for universities...

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VR as a vehicle for experiential learning: A physics case study

Hello readers! My name is Benjamin Hanson and I’m a researcher at the University of Leeds. I’m supported by the Leeds Institute of Teaching Excellence...

Diverging and Converging for Team-Based Learning

Diverging and Converging for Team-Based Learning  Working on team-based activities can be challenging for many students. For example, some students feel uncomfortable or not sufficiently...

Reflections on Global Citizenship

In 2021, we started a Leeds Institute for Teaching Excellence (LITE) fellowship that aims to help academics embed Global Citizenship (GC) in the curriculum. ‘Global...

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Contact Us

For information about the LITE team please visit the people pages. Alternatively, please email with your enquiry.