Research

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The Education Innovation Centre is the hub of a research community in education innovation at UWE which extends across international boundaries. We undertake funded and unfunded research projects and support a growing community of doctoral students, investigating a broad diet of technological enhancement topics.

We also provide resources to support research students around the world through our Research Observatory website, which is openly available for anyone to use. We run short courses in research methods in virtual environments (for availability see our courses page) and the team is actively involved in the dissemination of research through international conferences, journals and networking events.

Meet some of our research students

Read about some of our past and current students’ fascinating research.

Metaxis – or learning in two places at once

View and read more about the inaugural professorial lecture of Professor Liz Falconer, Director of the Education Innovation Centre at UWE Bristol. Entitled Metaxis – or learning in two places at once, it looks at teaching and learning in virtual worlds.

Augmented Reality 

AR is a technology that superimposes a computer-generated image on a user’s view of the real world. We are researching its impact on education at UWE and beyond.

Intuitive Learning Objects (ILO)

ILO is a project researching the creation and application of learning objects where content remains the focus, not the interface.