What environmental sciences can tell us about teaching in higher education

This is the third post in a series which looks at higher education learning and teaching through a disciplinary lens. What can the knowledges, theories, methods and practices of particular disciplines tell us about learning and teaching at a university level? In each post, I will be speaking to disciplinary experts from my university and … Continue reading What environmental sciences can tell us about teaching in higher education

Things that are making me happy

Happy new year! As always, the holidays are coming to an end too quickly so I am reminding myself to hold on to that holiday feeling. I've borrowed the title of this post from a regular blog series by Kate at booksaremyfavouriteandmybest which often features swimming, gin, walking and chocolate. (Another thing I love about … Continue reading Things that are making me happy

Winding up, winding down

It's three days until Christmas and the forecast for the day in Sydney is a slightly cloudy 28 degrees Celsius. I have finished work for the year — although a few tasks continue to niggle and I will be wrapping those up today, along with the pile of Christmas presents hidden in the wardrobe. I … Continue reading Winding up, winding down