The Centre for Reproductive Health teaching team.
Senior Lecturer - University of Edinburgh (2001-present) Institute for Academic Development – part-time secondment (2015-17) Travelling Research Fellowship - University of Newcastle, NSW, Australia (2010)
I have two main, although different interests:
I have two main, although different interests: 1/ In the pedagogy of Higher Education, exploring student autonomy and choice to co-create their own curriculum through experiential, reflective learning and using portfolios.
This includes initiatives in the undergraduate medicine curriculum, where I am Director of Student Selected Components (SSCs), and an institution-wide initiative Student-Led, Individually-Created Courses (SLICCs), where students can define their own learning outcomes, surrounding the academic content around an agreed experience the student has developed;
2/ The signalling in the placenta, fetal membranes, uterus and cervix, for the maintenance of pregnancy and control of the initiation of labour.
- Email: R.Smith@ed.ac.uk
The Queen's Medical Research Institute
The University of Edinburgh
47 Little France Crescent
- Post Code
- EH16 4TJ