Jane Medwell: PGR supervisor of the year

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 of Nottingham. You can also see our current and past doctoral students on our people page....
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Seminar: Contract cheating and assessment design @ 4pm Tuesday the 22nd of May

Phil Newton Recent media attention and guidance from the UK Quality Assurance Agency has highlighted the problem of Contract Cheating in Higher Education. In 2016 the Australian Department of Education and Training commissioned a two-year Strategic Priority Project led by the University of South Australia to investigate the problem of contract cheating and the role of assessment design. The project collected the largest dataset to date on this topic and has developed evidence-based resources to assist the sector in addressing this threat to academic integrity. This seminar will share findings and resources from the project. More details of location and timing here...
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Journal Publication Success

Congratulations to Johnathan Halls on the publication of his first journal publication written in collaboration with his PhD supervisors Shaaron Ainsworth and Mary Oliver. If you would like to know more about the factors that influence young children's teleological reasoning read more about this here - https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/09500693.2018.1451008...
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