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“Doing” a Doctorate – week three

Random thought that requires further pondering: the doctorate graduation cap resembles a mushroom –  I can’t help wondering if there is some hidden irony on the part of whoever was in charge of allocating cap shapes. What say you all? Week 3: read week two by clicking here Publishable doctorate words …

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“Doing” a Doctorate – week two

I’ve spent this week waiting to be able to access the learning content of my EdD programme, but until my references come through admin won’t give me access. This is the acceptable consequence of applying more than a month after the doctoral programme began. What is utterly ridiculous however, is …

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Mixed reality

I had such a cool day at work recently – I got to play with the first of my VR healthcare education environments using Occulus Rift. It’s also available for our students to use on their laptop, Google Cardboard, on their phones etc. So amazing to see my project becoming …

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Introducing the NoObesity apps!

Yesterday I had the privilege of introducing the NoObesity apps for the first time. Those of you who have been following the progress of this project will know that it has taken a while to reach this stage! My preliminary research showed that there was a need for tools to support …

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Name these apps!

The time has come to find a name for the nearly finished apps that I have been writing content for over the past several months. These apps will help families to lead healthier lives, and a competition has been launched to ask children and schools to use all their creativity to …

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