We work with policymakers, the cultural heritage sector, community groups, schools and universities, and other public and private sector organisations. Our partners value us for our distinctive approach to learning, teaching and technology in formal and informal education, and for the ways in which we combine our research with imaginative and creative practice.

Recent public engagement, consultancy, and knowledge exchange partnerships and projects are listed below. Contact us if you would like to discuss research ideas, input, partnerships or projects.

Understanding how students plan their social media presence.

Do government strategies in Europe support or hinder new modes of learning?

A six month fellowship in the Scottish Parliament on the topic of 'Distance and online learning for an innovative and inclusive Scotland'.

What does it mean to 'teach' at the scale of the Massive Open Online Course (MOOC)?

Asking how the public learn from generating their own metadata around artworks.

Researching the potential of fathers to support young children’s learning through digital technologies.