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Research-led teaching

About this topic

As a research intensive institution, we actively contributes to new knowledge that underpins teaching both here and across the world.

Whilst there is considerable debate about the relationship between research and teaching in higher education there is some agreement that the what, why and how of teaching and learning is informed by the concepts, evidence and outputs of academics.

We use 'Research-led teaching' to describe our teaching approach. This topic provides examples of how these three broad areas often considered under the term research-led teaching can be applied in teaching practice:

  • presenting discipline based research to students
  • teachers undertaking pedagogic research and scholarship activities to enable better teaching
  • students learning through engagement in a range of research activities.

Increasingly the latter is being utilised across all disciplines through problem-based learning, group collaborative projects and formal research undertakings.


Case Studies

Cardiff Undergraduate Research Opportunities Programme: Production of GM plants resistant to aphid infection

Dr Geraint Parry, Ryan Coates, Emily Heath, Hannah Elliott and Sophie Thomas

Published 13 May 2020 • 8 mins read

This video features Dr Geraint Parry and undergraduate Bioscience students discussing their experiences undertaking a Cardiff Undergraduate Research Opportunities Programme (CUROP) summer placement in 2018.


Topics

Ways of learning | Enterprise & Employability | Research-led teaching | Supporting Placement Learning |

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This video features Andrea Drobna, a first year undergraduate talking about her experience on a Cardiff Undergraduate Research Opportunities Programme (CUROP) summer placement in 2018.


Topics

Ways of learning | Enterprise & Employability | Research-led teaching | Supporting Placement Learning |

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This video features Kerry Leyton, a first year undergraduate talking about her experience on a Cardiff Undergraduate Research Opportunities Programme (CUROP) summer placement in 2018.


Topics

Ways of learning | Enterprise & Employability | Research-led teaching | Supporting Placement Learning |

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