Keynote: "Inclusive co-creation: building a more flexible and authentic first year experience" HUBS Learning and Teaching Workshop Series, University of Warwick (online). July 16th 2021.
Keynote: “Bringing UDL to life across a University: from paper to people”
INIP Inclusive teaching and learning in Higher Education conference: theory and practice. June 22nd 2021.
Keynote: "UDL-ifying an institution: providing staff with the tools to dismantle walls and build inclusive curricula." UDL and Inclusive Practice Symposium: Reaching out to all. Athlone Institute of Technology, Ireland. June 9th 2021
Invited talk: "Creating student-centric, flipped assessment and feed-in for a remote future". Rushworth JV, Spibey F and Cassambai S. HUBS and HUCBMS Joint Workshop: Co-creating assessments for the remote world. June 4th 2021.
Invited Biochemical Society Teaching Award Lecture: “Covid-directed evolution of molecular bioscience education: let’s analyse the mutations together!”
April 3rd 2021.
Interactive workshop: “Student lecturers are the future of Higher Education” Rushworth JV, de Gusmao Araujo P, Bridge H, Cornish R, Ganatra N, Gulati H, Patel M, Shobaloju S and Wan K. Advance HE Teaching and Learning Conference 2021: Teaching in the spotlight: What is the future for HE curricula? July 7th 2021.
Workshop: "Summary Sheets: a scaffold for more effective, active note-taking and cognitive processing of (remote) lectures." Rushworth JV, Cornish R, Gulati H and Patel M. Horizons in STEM Higher Education Conference. June 29th 2021.
Poster: “The STAR approach: re-thinking undergraduate science teaching with notes from the Suzuki Method of music education” Sherwood L, Clemson H, Hamilton A, Oakley T, Daly N, Spathaky F and Rushworth JV. Horizons in STEM Higher Education Conference. June 29th 2021.
Workshop: “Student lecturers are the future: Come and meet us to find out why!”
de Gusmao Araujo P, Bridge H, Cornish R, Gulati H, Kumaraguru V, Patel M, Shobaloju S, Wan K and Rushworth JV. DMU’s Learning and Teaching Conference “The University of Tomorrow”, February 5th 2021.
Talk: “Let’s tune up our remote learning: five transformational ideas from the Sherwood-Suzuki approach.” Sherwood L and Rushworth JV. Teaching, learning and mentoring: a virtual mini-conference. DMU; September 11th 2020.
Talk: “Lecturing, learning, and labs online.” Rogoyski B, Moore T and Rushworth JV. Teaching, learning and mentoring: a virtual mini-conference. DMU; September 11th 2020.
Hands-on workshop: “Gamification of cell biology using the PlayStation game Little Big Planet” Charlesworth S and Rushworth JV. Playful Learning Conference, July 10th 2019. Press release here.
Poster for staff and the public: “A lecturer’s feedback box: enhancing learning and teaching, staff confidence and the student experience.” DMU’s Learning and Teaching Festival 2018.
Workshop: “What happened to Ashley Tailor? An interactive, problem-based capstone assessment based on the principles of Universal Design for Learning (UDL).” Active Learning Conference 2017, Anglia Ruskin, UK.
Round-table discussion: “Translating UDL into tangible guidelines for academic staff.” UDL: It’s Time to Talk About the Why? (AHEAD Conference; Dublin, Ireland)
Talk: “The cellular prion protein as a receptor for amyloid-beta oligomers” Prion Chemical Biology (PCB) Net Meeting 2012, Sheffield.
Talk: “Conformation-dependent neurotoxic properties of Alzheimer’s amyloid-β oligomers” FASEB summer conference: The Basic Origins and Medical Consequences of Protein Aggregation 2011, Colorado, USA.
Lay-person's talk: “Alzheimer’s disease: does a brain bodyguard backstab the brain?” Postgraduate Researcher Conference 2010, University of Leeds, UK (First prize)
Talk: “The shape of Alzheimer’s disease: is a fibrillar conformation key to amyloid-beta oligomers binding the cellular prion protein?” Alzheimer’s Research Trust Annual Scientific Meeting 2010, Sheffield, UK