Dr Moira Peelo
Centre for the Enhancement of Learning & Teaching
Doctoral Students' Experience & PGR Supervision
Moira Peelo is co-ordinator of the Student Learning Development Centre and Honorary Senior Research Fellow, Dept of Applied Social Science. Her NTF was awarded in 2004 for innovations and publications over twenty years in learning support and development work with both staff and students.
The fellowship has supported her research into doctoral students' experience and PGR supervision, enabling Moira to revamp supervisor development courses at Lancaster. Since the award, Moira has further developed her work in the areas of Maths education in HE and, through co-directing a national TLRP project, to extend her understanding of disabled students' experience of higher education.
Recent publications and presentations have included:
Francis, B., Abram, B. & Peelo, M. (2006) ‘The Lancaster Postgraduate Statistics Centre CETL: building trust and statistical skills across disciplines'. CETL-MSOR Conference, Loughborough and in: D. Green (Ed.) CETL-MSOR Conference Proceedings 2006. Birmingham: The Maths, Stats & OR Network, pp. 60-62.
Peelo, M. & Whitehead, R. (2006) ‘Undergraduates Difficulties' with Maths & Quantitative Work'. CETL-MSOR Conference, Loughborough and in: D. Green (Ed.) CETL-MSOR Conference Proceedings 2006. Birmingham: The Maths, Stats & OR Network, pp 126-129.
Peelo, M. (2007) ‘Hiding difference: emotions, mental health and learning'. Keynote address, Learning Enhancement Conference, Sunderland University, 2007
Peelo, M. & Luxon, T. (2007) ‘Designing embedded courses to support international students' cultural & academic adjustment in the UK.' Journal of Further and Higher Education, 31, 1, Feb. 65-76.
Luxon, T. & Peelo, M. (2006) ‘A case study of collaboration among the diversity of communities of practice in UK higher education'. 11th SEDA Conference, Mapping Educational Development: locations, boundaries and bridges. November.
Luxon, T. & Peelo, M. (2006) Working with international staff in UK higher education. British Council, Going Global2 on internationalisation and HE. December.
Dr Moira Peelo