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Bridging the gap between research and practice | Research for the Real World
In this podcast we learn about the concept of ‘translational research’ and hear examples of projects where it has supported the successful move from research to practice.
Our presenter Emily MacLeod is joined by Dr Sinéad Harmey to discuss what translational research looks like in action.
Full show notes and links: https://www.ucl.ac.uk/ioe/news/2022/jun/bridging-gap-between-research-and-practice-rftrw-s16e01
Shaping education and society through culture | IOE120
This roundtable discusses major themes at the intersection of culture, education and society. It variously covers the changing status of language, art and other cultural subjects in education, the rise of digital making, the impact of technology on learning and society, and inequality in cultural representation.
(0:00:00) - Introduction
(0:02:29) - Language learning and language use (Professor Andrea Révész)
(0:12:33) - Communication and health (Professor Jeff Bezemer)
(0:27:48) - Learning and technology (Professor Kaska Porayska-Pomsta)
(0:48:36) - Technology and music (Professor Evangelos Himonides)
(1:05:58)- Digital media (Professor John Potter)
(1:23:22) - Teacher education and classroom research (Professor Caroline Daly)
(1:47:53) - Outro
Full show notes and links: https://www.ucl.ac.uk/ioe/ioe120/ioe120-shaping-education-and-society-through-culture
Preview: How research can help educate educators | Research for the Real World
Season 16 of Research for the Real World is focusing on how IOE research is addressing very important current issues related to teacher education, teachers and teaching itself.
In this preview you'll hear from:
Dr Sinéad Harmey on the research to practice gap
Dr Alison Kitson on responding to the climate crisis through education
Dr Meghna Nag Chowdhuri on how science education benefits from a social justice approach
Professor Mary Richardson on improving and evolving educational assessment.
Hear more episodes of Research for the Real World: https://bit.ly/researchfortherealworld
Here’s the situation with doctoral education... | Research for the Real World
In this podcast we’ve got doctors in the house! Specifically, a medical general practitioner with a Doctorate in Education (EdD) and an IOE academic who’s also got an EdD - we’ll hear how they’ve been able to turn the research experience into real-world practice.
Full show notes and links: https://www.ucl.ac.uk/ioe/news/2022/may/heres-situation-doctoral-education-rftrw-s15e04
How poetry plays a part in reconnecting refugees with education | Research for the Real World
Many people find themselves in difficult situations where they have to flee and seek sanctuary in new and unfamiliar places. When settling in, one challenge refugees face is seeking higher education - we hear about research and words working to bring down barriers.
Full show notes and links: https://www.ucl.ac.uk/ioe/news/2022/may/how-poetry-plays-part-reconnecting-refugees-education-rftrw-s15e03
Unlocking the potential of communities through participatory research | Research for the Real World
We hear from an IOE researcher about her passion for prioritising participatory and co-produced research, and how she made things possible throughout the pandemic.
With 20 years of experience working with autistic people and their families in education and healthcare settings, Dr Georgia Pavlopoulou looks to co-produce research with community members to ensure that its impact reaches beyond academia.
Our presenter Emily McLeod also asks Dr Pavlopoulou about her work developing digital material with input from mental health clinicians and autistic young people to improve sleep routines, and an artistic project to explore autistic adults' relationships and wellbeing.
Full show notes and links: https://www.ucl.ac.uk/ioe/news/2022/may/unlocking-potential-communities-through-participatory-research-rftrw-s15302