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A thematic approach to enhance transition between levels, for students with vocational qualifications. (2024)
Presentation / Conference
Power, J., Blezard, E., Whitnall, D., Thomson, C., Dermo, J., & Grayson, N. (2024, February). A thematic approach to enhance transition between levels, for students with vocational qualifications. Presented at QAA: Quality Insights Conference 2024, Online

This workshop explores insightful practice in relation to supporting students who enter higher education having undertaken vocational qualifications. We will provide an opportunity to reflect on different factors which affect levelness and how to cha... Read More about A thematic approach to enhance transition between levels, for students with vocational qualifications..

Reaching Out and Shouting Loud: Capturing best practice in learning and teaching scholarly practice at The University of Salford. Innovative Practice in Higher Education. (2024)
Journal Article
Blezard, E., Power, J., Whitnall, D., & Taylor, W. (2024). Reaching Out and Shouting Loud: Capturing best practice in learning and teaching scholarly practice at The University of Salford. Innovative Practice in Higher Education. Innovative practice in higher education,

This paper presents a panoramic view of the Institution's engagement with learning, teaching, and scholarly activities, shedding light on the critical mass of knowledge and initiatives that define contributions to the field of pedagogy. Findings reve... Read More about Reaching Out and Shouting Loud: Capturing best practice in learning and teaching scholarly practice at The University of Salford. Innovative Practice in Higher Education..

Flipping Failure: A case study on building resilience and confidence through 'Failureship Strategies' in theory and practice at the University of Salford. (2024)
Journal Article
Whitnall, D., & Hurley, U. (2024). Flipping Failure: A case study on building resilience and confidence through 'Failureship Strategies' in theory and practice at the University of Salford. Innovative practice in higher education,

This paper presents the Flipping Failure project, which aims to challenge the negative perception of failure and promote its benefits for building resilience, insight, and action. The project involved students and staff who participated in failure-fo... Read More about Flipping Failure: A case study on building resilience and confidence through 'Failureship Strategies' in theory and practice at the University of Salford..

LTEC Post-Festival Publication: Developing Authentic Practitioners “practice”, “identity”, “community”. (2024)
Journal Article
Power, J., Whitnall, D., & Grayson, N. (in press). LTEC Post-Festival Publication: Developing Authentic Practitioners “practice”, “identity”, “community”. Innovative practice in higher education,

Our post-festival special edition publication is a collection of papers and audio poster from the University of Salford’s Learning and Teaching Festival 2023. The festival brought together Salford’s learning and teaching community with over 13... Read More about LTEC Post-Festival Publication: Developing Authentic Practitioners “practice”, “identity”, “community”..

Games, Gambling and Generation Z: Disruptive approaches to awareness of gambling harms - A practical guide to implementation (2023)
Report
Gbolagun-Suwa, V., Marshall, A., Merlusca, S., Poliah, K., Stein, A., Sykes, L., …Yaw Obeng, J. (2023). Games, Gambling and Generation Z: Disruptive approaches to awareness of gambling harms - A practical guide to implementation. University of Salford

Game On was a project that aimed to increase awareness and evaluate the impacts of gambling for communities in Salford, specifically for 16-21-year-olds who are identified as being at risk. The normalisation of gambling is leading to an increasing fr... Read More about Games, Gambling and Generation Z: Disruptive approaches to awareness of gambling harms - A practical guide to implementation.

Made to Stick: Using qualitative data analysis software to Understand the Impact of 'sticky culture' in Rapid and adaptive change in Higher Education. (2023)
Presentation / Conference
Blezard, E., Power, J., & Whitnall, D. (2023, September). Made to Stick: Using qualitative data analysis software to Understand the Impact of 'sticky culture' in Rapid and adaptive change in Higher Education. Presented at Lumivero Virtual Conference 2023, Online

Purpose: This paper appraises the role of NVivo and an analytical framework to understand the lived experience of cultural change within a UK Higher Education institution and its connection to ‘sticky’ organisational culture. Methods: As part of... Read More about Made to Stick: Using qualitative data analysis software to Understand the Impact of 'sticky culture' in Rapid and adaptive change in Higher Education..

A gathering of creative outputs as a case study for transformational change (2023)
Presentation / Conference
Whitnall, D., Blezard, E., & Power, J. (2023, September). A gathering of creative outputs as a case study for transformational change. Presented at GLAD Symposium 2023 : Gathering Ourselves, UAL : Central St Martins London

The Inclusive structures driving transformational change project (AdvanceHE 2021-22) Collaborative Development Funded), generated a series of creative outputs to illustrate the project outcomes and support the sector-specific reflections that could b... Read More about A gathering of creative outputs as a case study for transformational change.

Reaching out and Shouting loud: Capturing best practice in learning and teaching scholarly practice at Salford (2023)
Presentation / Conference
Blezard, E., Power, J., Whitnall, D., & Taylor, W. (2023, September). Reaching out and Shouting loud: Capturing best practice in learning and teaching scholarly practice at Salford. Presented at LTEC Learning and Teaching Festival, University of Salford

At a recent HEPI guest panel, it was acknowledged that learning and teaching scholarly practices, which are core to many university visions and critical to providing an excellent student experience, are often less visible than traditional academic re... Read More about Reaching out and Shouting loud: Capturing best practice in learning and teaching scholarly practice at Salford.

Building a community of to support learning and teaching practice. Our journey… (2023)
Presentation / Conference
Power, E., Whitnall, D., & Thomson, C. (2023, February). Building a community of to support learning and teaching practice. Our journey…. Presented at Quality Insights Conference 2023 event, Online

The Learning and Teaching Enhancement Centre (LTEC) at the University of Salford was formally launched January 2022. The Centre supports colleagues across academic schools and professional services to develop innovative learning and teaching (L&T) p... Read More about Building a community of to support learning and teaching practice. Our journey….

A case-study to promote academic citizenship within the postgraduate community: inclusive structures driving transformational change. (2022)
Presentation / Conference
Whitnall, D., West, M., Power, E., & Blezard, E. (2022, November). A case-study to promote academic citizenship within the postgraduate community: inclusive structures driving transformational change. Presented at 3rd International Conference on the Mental Health & Wellbeing of Postgraduate Researchers, Jurys Inn Waterfront Hotel, Brighton

The lived experience: driving transformational change within higher education during and beyond the pandemic (2022)
Presentation / Conference
Power, E., Whitnall, D., West, M., & Grogan, S. (2022, September). The lived experience: driving transformational change within higher education during and beyond the pandemic. Presented at IFNTF “Symposathon” REshaping Teaching Excellence: Pandemic and the New Now, Virtual

The University of Salford is on a journey of adaptive change, redefining its strategy for the next 5 years. In recent history the HE sector has experienced seismic shifts in policy, expectation, and operation as well as the world-wide adaption to lif... Read More about The lived experience: driving transformational change within higher education during and beyond the pandemic.

Developing widening engagement activities and events (2022)
Book
Whitnall, D., Ling, S., & Sutton, E. (2022). Developing widening engagement activities and events. University of Salford

This booklet is Developing Widening Engagement Activities and Events and provides further information and details about the process and a practical guide to delivering events to connect to and communicate your research. Aims of this eBook: • Spec... Read More about Developing widening engagement activities and events.

Getting started with impact (2022)
Book
Sutton, E., Ling, S., & Whitnall, D. (2022). Getting started with impact. University of Salford

This booklet is Getting Started with Impact and provides further information and details on ways in which to embed real-world impact from the outset of your research projects to ensure maximum benefit to your publics and stakeholders. Aims of this e... Read More about Getting started with impact.

Quick start guide to public & community engagement (2022)
Book
Sutton, E., Ling, S., & Whitnall, D. (2022). Quick start guide to public & community engagement. University of Salford

This booklet is Getting Started with Public & Community Engagement and provides further information and details about the process of public engagement with research. Aims of this eBook: • Specifically focuses on widening engagement (this is largely... Read More about Quick start guide to public & community engagement.

Coordinating UoS engagement events (2022)
Book
Sutton, E., Ling, S., & Whitnall, D. (2022). Coordinating UoS engagement events. University of Salford

This booklet is Coordinating UoS Engagement Events and provides further information and details on ways in which diverse teams across the University can help you to maximise the impact of your public & community engagement activities. Aims of this e... Read More about Coordinating UoS engagement events.

SPARC 2021 - Against all odds : Salford postgraduate annual research conference book of abstracts (2021)
Book
Thomas, A., Ibrahim, A., Abraham, A., Halilu, A., Adeosun, A., Court, A., …Whitehead, H. (2021). H. Bury, S. Gowda, T. Ireland, L. Mitchell, E. Oginni, T. Poppelreuter, …D. Whitnall (Eds.), SPARC 2021 - Against all odds : Salford postgraduate annual research conference book of abstracts. Salford, United Kingdom: University of Salford

Welcome to the Book of Abstracts for the 2021 SPARC conference. Our conference is called “Against All Odds” as we celebrate the achievements of our PGRs and their supervisors, who have continued to excel despite the most challenging circumstances. Fo... Read More about SPARC 2021 - Against all odds : Salford postgraduate annual research conference book of abstracts.

Digital Skills Development : Effective digital profiles for researchers (2018)
Book
Kerry, G., Whitnall, D., & Worsley, H. (2018). Digital Skills Development : Effective digital profiles for researchers. Salford, UK: University of Salford

We are living in a digital era where the majority of people spend a vast amount of time on social media. So as academics it is important that we access this digital world and use it to our advantage. Social media is a key aspect of science communicat... Read More about Digital Skills Development : Effective digital profiles for researchers.