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The University has won a number of national and international awards to funded projects related to teaching and supporting learning:

HEART: Higher Education for Human Rights Teaching - HEART is an EU Tempus Funded project to develop courses and programmes in Human Rights at Universities in five countries in the Western Balkans in cooperation with EU Universities. The project, led by Roehampton’s Crucible Centre for Human Rights Research, is uniquely focused on human rights education in universities – aiming to integrate human rights across the academic curriculum in each University, as well as develop undergraduate and graduate programmes in human rights. (Principal Investigator: Michele Lamb, Department of Academic Enhancement contact: Bridget Middlemas)

Re-imagining Attainment For All (RAFA): enabling the success of Black and Minority Ethnic students – a one year project 2012-13 funded by the Higher Education Academy to work with Black and Minority Ethnic students to more fully understand how academic staff can ensure students reach their potential through university assessment. (Principal Leaders: Jo Peat and Julie Hall)

Embedding Learning Technologies through staff development – a one year JISC project that has just been completed to explore the use of specific JISC tools to help staff respond to new technologies and changing roles. (Principal Investigator: Julie Hall)

Formations of Gender and Higher Education Pedagogies – a two year HEA NTFS project 2010-12 that explores the ways that gender and other social identities shape teaching and learning experiences in higher education. (Principal Investogator: Professor Penny Jane Burke)

Journeys to Success – a one year project 2010-11 funded by HEA to explore those factors which ensure that Black and Minority Ethnic students improve their degree attainment and reach their academic potential. (Principal Investigators: Julie Hall and Jo Peat)