A short summary of each secondee's work area plus their contact details.
We are pleased to host secondees from across the University, working on a variety of projects and themes.
If you would like further information, or would like to enquire about a secondment with us, please read the information on secondments in our 'working with us' section. You may also contact our Director, Jon Turner.
Dr Jon Turner
Director, Institute for Academic Development
- Work: 0131 651 3585
- Email: IAD.email@example.com
Secondees and their contacts
Dr Thomas Bak
Thomas's project is: Challenges & opportunities of a global university: optimising support for staff & students
Dr Pete Evans
Pete's project is 'Teaching & Learning Future Resilience'
Professor Suzanne Ewing - Edinburgh College of Art
Suzanne's project is 'The good project: an exploration of the politics, cultures, habits and constituents of ‘the project’ and project-based learning in higher education + potential for modelling future working practice and interdisciplinary learning-doing.'
Professor Dave Laurenson
Dave's project is School of Engineering Curriculum Review
Dr Cecile Menard – School of Geosciences
Cecile’s project is “Investigating the career paths of researchers in precarious employment”
Professor Robbie Nicol
Robbie's project is: 'Residential Education Centre development proposal, and research & dissemination activities around emotional literacy'
Dr Katie Nicoll Baines - School of Chemistry
Katies's project is 'Evidence Base: Growing the Big Grant Club'
Dr Emily Porth
Emily's project is 'Evidence Base: Growing the Big Grant Club'
Dr Simon Riley – Edinburgh Medical School
Simon’s secondment project is “Every student a researcher, every researcher a teacher” – the ‘Teaching Vision’ strapline. He is also leading on the University’s Student-Led Independently Created Courses (SLICCS) work.
Amanda Singleton - Business School
Amanda's project is 'MBA Professional Development Review.
Dr Elizabeth Stevenson
Elizabeth's project is: 'Elements and Evidence of Value of Teaching'
Our former secondees become Associates of the IAD; you can find out details of our Associates at: