Activity: exploring staff and student experiences 

This page provides PDF versions of the posters displayed at the 2012 Symposium. Posters were discussed in an interactive session titled Exploring staff and student experiences of creative honours projects and dissertations’. It was an opportunity for delegates to to talk to staff and students about their experiences of a range of different kinds of dissertation and final year projects

Poster: Students as Co-Researchers: The SCoRe Project

Katrina Bannigan
York St John University

Poster: Contemporary Issues In Arts Management

Maria Barrett
Liverpool Institute for the Performing Arts

Poster: Independent Studies in Combined Honours Programmes

Colin Bryson
Newcastle University

Poster: Encouraging Students’ Critical Engagement with Community-based Publics and Issues at Birmingham City University, UK (Case Study)

Dr Matt Badcock and Professor Joyce Canaan
Birmingham City University       

Poster: The establishment of an Undergraduate Research Academy

Dr Mandy Dillon
University of Central Lancashire

Poster: Staff Engaged in Action Research at the University Centre Yeovil

Brian Doidge / Susan Bray
The University Centre Yeovil / University of Gloucestershire

Poster: Research into Practice: An alternative format for final year Bioscience honours project

Dr Karen A. Gresty
University of Plymouth

Poster: Practicing The Art of Management. The Coventry Business School Masters Internship Module 

Marie Hardie / Dr Steve Jewell
Coventry Business School

Poster: Developments in Programme-Focussed Assessment

Professor Peter Hartley
The University of Bradford

Poster: Developing authentic undergraduate research in Art & Design at Nottingham Trent University, UK (Case Study)

Matt Hawthorn
Nottingham Trent University 

Poster: Academically equivalent alternatives to traditional wet, laboratory-based final year undergraduate research projects in the Biomedical Sciences

Dr Dave Lewis
University of Leeds

Poster: Work Based Projects in the Humanities at Sheffield Hallam University: Student profiles

Alison McHale
Sheffield Hallam University

Poster: The Science Shop

Dr Emma McKenna
Queen’s University Belfast

Poster: Employability and  The Apprentice: The Graduate Employment and Development Module

Dr. Peter Morgan
University of Bradford

Poster: Taking on big, real world projects - what do we really learn?

Dr Duncan Reavey
University of Chichester

Poster: Student Voices on Final Year Projects

Claire Simmons
University of Gloucestershire


a. Giving Added Value to Microbiology Projects

b. Enhancing Employability for Microbiology Students

Professor Joanna Verran
Manchester Metropolitan University

Two Students in front of a red background

Students talking at a conference

Female students playing Hockey

Large group sitting in a park under a tree

Four students by a fair ground ride

Two stduents outside a halls of residence

A science student at work

Two students creating colourful artwork



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