THE SUCCESSFUL applicants for this round of the LITE Student Education Catalyst Fund have been announced.
A mixture of staff and students have won the funding to boost innovation in education across the University of Leeds.
“This new funding offer is just one way in which we are widening opportunity to both students and staff help improve student education at Leeds.
I now look forward to the evaluation and dissemination, which we hope will develop practice, pedagogy and reputation of student education at the University.
Grant holders, projects and faculties below:
|Andrew Kirby||Medicine||The ‘Germ-Bugs’: co-design of an arts-based microbiology teaching resource||Staff-led|
|Helen Durham||Geography||Faculty of Environment PedR Group||Staff-led|
|Sarah Wenham||Faculty of Social Sciences||Employability Leadership Within An Academic Setting: An Investigation Into The Influence, Areas of Responsibility and Developmental Needs of The Academic Employability Lead Role||Staff-led|
|Jenny Brady||Disability Services||Inclusive Learning and Teaching Development- SALIP Training Event||Staff-led|
|Omar Vukusic||Languages, Cultures and Societies||
|Hongkang Zang||Business||Exploring the significance of essential digital skills for business students||Student-led|
|Ross Gillespie||Medicine||Eight minutes to save a life||Student-led|
|Niamh Tooher||History||Decolonising the Curriculum||Staff-led|
|Katrina Firth||Earth and Environment||Managing the second-year slump||Staff-led|
|Rachel O’Pipes||Law||Reverse mentoring as a tool to create inclusive, international learning communities||Staff-led|
Grants can be spent on travel, research assistant time or catering, for example and project outputs will be evaluated and disseminated internally and externally by grant holders.
A further round of Catalyst Funding will be offered later this year and will be announced across the usual LITE channels.
The Leeds Institute for Teaching Excellence embodies the University‘s commitment to excellence and innovation in education, giving academic staff the opportunity to develop and implement projects and establish a culture of high quality teaching innovation, scholarship and leadership.