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Lincoln Jews Biography #1: Ursell Levy by Dr Dean Irwin (2024)
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Irwin, D. (2024). Lincoln Jews Biography #1: Ursell Levy by Dr Dean Irwin

This post explores the career of Ursell Levy, a Lincoln Jew who held property in the town at the time of the Expulsion.

An evidence-based approach to re-engaging students by re-framing support for success (2024)
Journal Article
Power, J., Jones-Devit, S., & Griffiths, A. (2024). An evidence-based approach to re-engaging students by re-framing support for success. #Journal not on list, 6(1), 1-26

Improving student retention and engagement is a high priority for the sector. This study presents an approach adopted within a large Academic School to re-engage students who might otherwise have been withdrawn from the system. The work presented con... Read More about An evidence-based approach to re-engaging students by re-framing support for success.

(Everybody needs good) Neighbours: Jews and Christians living together in medieval Kent (2024)
Presentation / Conference
Irwin, D. (2024, April). (Everybody needs good) Neighbours: Jews and Christians living together in medieval Kent. Presented at Medieval Canterbury Weekend

This is an invited paper which will see me return to the Medieval Canterbury Weekend, where I will talk about my book project. There as a Jewish presence in medieval Kent from at least the 1180s until the general expulsion of the Jews from England... Read More about (Everybody needs good) Neighbours: Jews and Christians living together in medieval Kent.

GLAD-HE 2003 Post-Symposium Publication (2024)
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Power, J., O'Boyle, L., & whitnell, D. (in press). GLAD-HE 2003 Post-Symposium Publication. #Journal not on list,

On the back of our 2021 virtual conference ‘Responding, Reframing, Re-thinking: a new era in creative education for our sector’, GLAD (Group for Learning in Art and Design in Higher Education) launched its first post-conference special edition, publi... Read More about GLAD-HE 2003 Post-Symposium Publication.

The Queen's Man: Eleanor of Castile and Cok Hagin (2024)
Presentation / Conference
Irwin, D. (2024, April). The Queen's Man: Eleanor of Castile and Cok Hagin. Paper presented at Loyalty in the Medieval World, University of Lincoln

Eleanor of Castile’s use Jewish debts to expand and consolidate her landholdings is well known. An under explored element of her activities relates to how Eleanor worked with individual Jews. Many of these relationships were formal, routine even. In... Read More about The Queen's Man: Eleanor of Castile and Cok Hagin.

In the Shadow of Lincoln? The Jews of Stamford, c.1190-1290 (2024)
Presentation / Conference
Irwin, D. (2024, April). In the Shadow of Lincoln? The Jews of Stamford, c.1190-1290. Paper presented at Abseits großer Gemeinden: Kleine jüdische Siedlungen im Mittelalter, University of Klagenfurt

This was an invited paper to participate in a conference on Small Jewish communities, with the paper being delivered virtually. The county of Lincolnshire was home to two medieval Jewish communities. One, that of Lincoln, is incredibly well docume... Read More about In the Shadow of Lincoln? The Jews of Stamford, c.1190-1290.

Characteristics of Strong Midwifery Leaders and Enablers of Strong Midwifery Leadership: An International Appreciative Inquiry (2024)
Journal Article
Pezaro, D. S., ZARBIV, G., JONES, J., FEIKA, M. L., FITZGERALD, L., LUKHELE, S., …HARDTMAN, P. (2024). Characteristics of Strong Midwifery Leaders and Enablers of Strong Midwifery Leadership: An International Appreciative Inquiry. Midwifery, 132, 103982. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.midw.2024.103982

Objectives This research aimed to identify the characteristics of strong midwifery leaders and explore how strong midwifery leadership may be enabled from the perspective of midwives and nurse-midwives globally.... Read More about Characteristics of Strong Midwifery Leaders and Enablers of Strong Midwifery Leadership: An International Appreciative Inquiry.

Gone but not Forgotten: 'Jewish' Properties in Post-Expulsion England (2024)
Presentation / Conference
Irwin, D. (2024, March). Gone but not Forgotten: 'Jewish' Properties in Post-Expulsion England. Presented at Historical Association (Leicestershire Branch), Online

This is an invited talk which will see me return (virtually) to the Leicestershire branch of the Historical Association. Following the expulsion of the Jews from England in 1290, their properties defaulted to the Crown. Although they were subseque... Read More about Gone but not Forgotten: 'Jewish' Properties in Post-Expulsion England.

Elevating and Embedding the Student Voice Through Technology and Third Sector Interventions (2024)
Presentation / Conference
Whitnall, D., & Derbyshire, B. (2024, March). Elevating and Embedding the Student Voice Through Technology and Third Sector Interventions. Poster presented at Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Conference 2024: The future is now: Building EDI practice for the changing world of HE, Liverpool, UK

This poster presentation focuses on two case studies that demonstrate different creative approaches to elevating and embedding the student voice. Each study looks at a different platform, input or example from The University of Salford, responding... Read More about Elevating and Embedding the Student Voice Through Technology and Third Sector Interventions.

England Remembers, Jews Forget: Memory of Jews and England, 1290-1541 (2024)
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Irwin, D. (2024, March). England Remembers, Jews Forget: Memory of Jews and England, 1290-1541. Paper presented at Enterprise, Engagement, Integration: Jews of Seventeenth-Century Britain and the Empire, Oxford Centre for Hebrew and Jewish Studies

This paper was an invited presentation to at the Oxford Centre for Hebrew and Jewish Studies' conference on Jews in Britain and the Empire during the seventeenth century. Following the expulsion of the Jews from England in 1290, their properties d... Read More about England Remembers, Jews Forget: Memory of Jews and England, 1290-1541.

Taking a long view towards quality improvement: an intentional approach to solving wicked problems and improving student experience (2024)
Journal Article
Hamshire, C., Barrett, N., & Forsyth, R. (2024). Taking a long view towards quality improvement: an intentional approach to solving wicked problems and improving student experience. Quality in Higher Education, https://doi.org/10.1080/13538322.2024.2307063

Quality enhancement projects in universities frequently rely on short term, fragmented studies implemented in response to snapshot data linked to student feedback. Such projects may not address the complex interplay across stakeholder groups and do n... Read More about Taking a long view towards quality improvement: an intentional approach to solving wicked problems and improving student experience.

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”..

The Records for Lincoln’s Jews in 1290 (2024)
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Irwin, D. (2024). The Records for Lincoln’s Jews in 1290

This piece provides an overview of the processes for the Expulsion, and the records that it generated at Lincoln.

Henry III and the Jews: Rex Simplex? (2024)
Presentation / Conference
Irwin, D. (2024, February). Henry III and the Jews: Rex Simplex?. Presented at Graduate Centre for Medieval Studies Seminar, University of Reading (online)

This paper was an invited presentation at the University of Reading's Graduate Centre for Medieval Studies Seminar. This paper considers Henry III's relations with, and treatment of, the Jews of medieval England. It moves away from treating Henry... Read More about Henry III and the Jews: Rex Simplex?.