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The shadowlands of science communication in academia — definitions, problems, and possible solutions (2023)
Presentation / Conference
Gani, S., Arnal, L., Beattie, L., Hillier, J., Illingworth, S., Lanza, T., …Zihms, S. (2023, April). The shadowlands of science communication in academia — definitions, problems, and possible solutions. Presented at EGU 2023, Vienna

Science communication is important for researchers, including those working in the geosciences. However, much of this work takes place in “shadowlands” that are neither fully seen nor understood. With the increasing expectation in academia that all r... Read More about The shadowlands of science communication in academia — definitions, problems, and possible solutions.

From Dissemination to Participation: A Creative Approach to Geoscience Communication (2023)
Presentation / Conference
Illingworth, S. (2023, April). From Dissemination to Participation: A Creative Approach to Geoscience Communication. Presented at EGU 2023, Vienna

Science communication exists on a spectrum: from dissemination to dialogue. While participation is likely to be the most effective way of helping to truly diversify science, there is still a need for geoscience communication initiatives that exist ac... Read More about From Dissemination to Participation: A Creative Approach to Geoscience Communication.

Poetry as a device to distil science (2023)
Book Chapter
Illingworth, S. (in press). Poetry as a device to distil science. In S. Rowland, & L. Kuchel (Eds.), Teaching Science Students to Communicate: A Practical Guide. Cham: Springer

“I am here because I wanted to shine”: how poetry can be used to better understand undergraduate students’ first-year chemistry or related course experiences (2023)
Journal Article
Illingworth, S., & Radhakrishnan, M. L. (in press). “I am here because I wanted to shine”: how poetry can be used to better understand undergraduate students’ first-year chemistry or related course experiences. Chemistry Education Research and Practice, https://doi.org/10.1039/d2rp00276k

In this study we investigate how first-year chemistry/biology undergraduate students’ original poetry can be used as a reflective tool for others to understand their course experiences. By inviting students from an integrated first-year chemistry/bio... Read More about “I am here because I wanted to shine”: how poetry can be used to better understand undergraduate students’ first-year chemistry or related course experiences.

How AI could undermine diversity in the curriculum (2023)
Other
Illingworth, S. (2023). How AI could undermine diversity in the curriculum. [Blog]

The biases inherent in artificial intelligence are well known – and could be coming to a classroom near you. Sam Illingworth tackles the dark side of ChatGPT

Harnessing innovation approaches to support community and belonging in Higher Education (2023)
Journal Article
Haddow, C., & Brodie, J. (in press). Harnessing innovation approaches to support community and belonging in Higher Education. Innovations in Education and Teaching International, https://doi.org/10.1080/14703297.2023.2176907

The COVID-19 Pandemic has ushered in significant challenges for supporting community and belonging in Higher Educational Institutions (HEIs). This paper seeks to provide key recommendations to strengthen such activity, through a critical evaluation o... Read More about Harnessing innovation approaches to support community and belonging in Higher Education.

Using Poetry to Actively Target the Incubation Period (2023)
Book Chapter
Illingworth, S. (2023). Using Poetry to Actively Target the Incubation Period. In O. Varsou (Ed.), Teaching, Research, Innovation and Public Engagement (109-119). Cham: Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-031-22452-2_9

The incubation period is a stage in the problem-solving process where attention is distracted from the problem in question and is instead focused on something else. Engaging with this incubation period has been shown to foster creativity in problem s... Read More about Using Poetry to Actively Target the Incubation Period.

Career guidance and meritocracy: A match made in heaven? (2023)
Digital Artefact
Robertson, P. (2023). Career guidance and meritocracy: A match made in heaven?. [Blog]

This blog post explores how meritocratic ideologies may create inequalities, and present problems for career guidance practice.

Activating and Developing Free Improvisational Creativities in Higher Education: Contesting Authority, Exploring Creativities, Stimulating Dialogue (2022)
Book Chapter
Atton, C., Cowan, M., Docherty, H., Farnish, K., Moir, Z., & Pattie, E. (2022). Activating and Developing Free Improvisational Creativities in Higher Education: Contesting Authority, Exploring Creativities, Stimulating Dialogue. In C. Randles, & P. Burnard (Eds.), The Routledge Companion to Creativities in Music Education. New York: Routledge. https://doi.org/10.4324/9781003248194-35

This chapter explores the concept of improvisational creativities in higher education and the ways in which such an approach to music education is beneficial. We report on a collaborative autoethnography, conducted by the authors, in which we explore... Read More about Activating and Developing Free Improvisational Creativities in Higher Education: Contesting Authority, Exploring Creativities, Stimulating Dialogue.

The effectiveness of flipped classroom in the hospitality education (2022)
Journal Article
Ermolaeva, P., & Barron, P. (2022). The effectiveness of flipped classroom in the hospitality education. Training, Language and Culture, 6(4), 31-49. https://doi.org/10.22363/2521-442x-2022-6-4-31-49

Focussing on a particular Swiss Hotel School, this research evaluates the student acceptance and overall effectiveness of the flipped classroom approach. The paper aims to evaluate the preference of adopting such an approach as the main teaching meth... Read More about The effectiveness of flipped classroom in the hospitality education.

Post-Enlightenment: Can We Go Beyond Occidentalist Epistemologies and Geo-Politics in Queer Studies? (2022)
Presentation / Conference
Kulpa, R. (2022, December). Post-Enlightenment: Can We Go Beyond Occidentalist Epistemologies and Geo-Politics in Queer Studies?. Presented at Go West! Conceptual Explorations of “The West” in History of Education, University of Münster, Germany

The invited lecture reflected on the contemporary queer studies and the geo-temporal ‘unsettlement’ of Central and Eastern Europe in the occidental (and occidentalist) imaginary. Dr Kulpa pointed to the uncanny possibilities for queer studies eme... Read More about Post-Enlightenment: Can We Go Beyond Occidentalist Epistemologies and Geo-Politics in Queer Studies?.

Actionable Steps to Improve Inclusivity and Diversity in the Geosciences in Higher Education (2022)
Presentation / Conference
Illingworth, S., Hall, C., Mohadjer, S., Koll, R., Otu-Larbi, F., & Poku, C. (2022, December). Actionable Steps to Improve Inclusivity and Diversity in the Geosciences in Higher Education. Poster presented at AGU Fall Meeting 2022, Chicago, IL, US

We propose six action-oriented opportunities for educators to improve diversity in the geosciences as individuals from their classroom to their institution by: Advocating for institutional change Incorporating diverse perspectives and authors in cu... Read More about Actionable Steps to Improve Inclusivity and Diversity in the Geosciences in Higher Education.

Methodological Issues and Challenges in Researching Transculturally (2022)
Book
Victoria, M. (Ed.). (2022). Methodological Issues and Challenges in Researching Transculturally. Newcastle: Cambridge Scholars Publishing

This book sheds light on the ‘unseen’ challenges encountered by qualitative researchers before, during and long after conducting their study. These issues, often shrouded in mystery, are seldom found in academic publications. They tend to remain tuck... Read More about Methodological Issues and Challenges in Researching Transculturally.