José Miguel Merino Armero arrives for the summer
José Miguel Merino Armero of the Universidad de Castilla-La Mancha is visiting the LSRI this summer to share his developing work on computational thinking and robotics with us. Welcome Jose.
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Learning, Technology and Education MA student Ezequiel Aleman has received national attention in Uruguay for his project Bricks and Bits. In May, over 1,200 children participated in Mr. Aleman’s Maker exhibition, in which university students design challenges for primary and secondary school students. The challenges involved squishy circuits, stop-motion animation, virtual reality games, and coding drones and robots, among many...
Congratulations to Jane Medwell who won a staff oscar at the University of Nottingham this year for her work as a PhD supervisor. Thanks too to Jinjin for nominating her. If you want to join the LSRI as a PhD student, read about approach to doctoral supervision here which also includes a link to the formal application via the University...
LSRI PhD student Bobby Whyte recently won the University’s postgraduate life photography competition with the following entry: Even the Downs has its ups #uonpglife @uongradschool pic.twitter.com/PCq4BgRNiF — Bobby Whyte (@bobbywhyteUK) May 1, 2018 Congratulations Bobby!
Freydis has joined the LSRI this month as new assistant professor on the learning sciences. She did her PhD in Ludwig Maximilian University and then has been working as a postdoc in the Technical University of Munich. You can find out more about her research here
Congratulations to Jonathan Halls who successfully defended his PhD thesis on Friday titled “Children’s use of teleological explanations about the natural world”. If you see him, I sure he would be delighted to explain why his PhD present from us was a weather station