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

Snapshots of leadership

It's a busy time of year (at work, at the kids' schools and at home) with little time for blogging. Here's a snapshot of what I have been up to — with a teaching, employability and leadership theme. 1. I chaired a panel on employability for higher degree research students with Professor Vito Mollica, Head … Continue reading Snapshots of leadership

Claiming leadership to advance gender equity

Last week I was fortunate to co-present a webinar with Gail Crimmins and Marina Harvey for the Council of Australasian University Leaders of Learning and Teaching (CAULLT) - Gender equity is everybody's business. Gail Crimmins shared her research in progress about work experiences and career trajectories in universities across the UK which received an Athena … Continue reading Claiming leadership to advance gender equity