Dr Zayba Ghazali-Mohammed

Research Associate

Zayba is a Research Associate on the Move2Learn project at the Centre for Research in Digital Education.
She completed her PhD in Developmental Psychology at University College London. Her main research interests include cognitive development of young children’s scientific understanding, the role of executive functions and other domain-general capabilities on conceptual progression, naïve theories of learning, and how developing language can influence scientific understanding.
Currently, she is working on the Move2Learn project investigating the role of embodied cognition and immersive technologies on science learning within museum contexts. Email: z.ghazali@ed.ac.uk

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Bursary awarded: Dr Zayba Ghazali-Mohammed

26 Aug 2019
Zayba presenting

Zayba Ghazali-Mohammed has been awarded a bursary to attend the Interact 2019 conference to host a workshop about academic-practitioner partnerships for evaluating engagement.  The event will take place on the 4th September at the University of Central Lancashire in Preston.  Zayba's workshop will focus on her research-informed practice and collaboration with Glasgow Science Centre developing a tool to evaluate adult-child interactions.  The workshop will include video clips and attendees will have a chance to try out the evaluation tool devel

A balancing act: Designing an exhibit for embodied learning

3 May 2019
Image of scales

What makes a good interactive science exhibit? Is it the warm feeling of successfully completing a task? The chance for children and adults to enjoy science together? The integration of physical and digital components? The achievement in having learnt a science concept that is new to the user? Finding ways to explain your learning to peers and family after your experience?

Centre Report 2019

30 Apr 2019
Digital Education 2019 report

We are delighted to share our 2019 annual report (pdf link) setting out the extent of our activity this year.  With a particular focus on the impact of our work, this report includes a new visualisation of our work bringing together the many activities of the Centre for Research in Digital Education.

Thanks to all the many colleagues, students, schools, partners, co-researchers and friends who make our work possible!