At the nexus of learning and innovation

A 2018 Strategic Education Grant for Neuroscience and Education

Neuroscience and Education wins a grant for a seminar series which will highlight the importance of empathy for professionals in education and medical settings.

It is with great pleasure that the Centre’s Neuroscience and Education SIG is able to announce a successful 2018 Strategic Education Grant application.  The grant of $12,000 will support a project Investigating the social and neurobiological comodulators of learning and wellbeing. The Project Leader is Dr. Minkang Kim, with co-investigators Professor Ian Hickie and Professor Adam Guastella of the Brain and Mind Centre and Professor Philip Poronnik of the Sydney Medical School.

CRLI Seminar Series

Seminar recording: Design for Computer Assisted Language learning with Susan Sun

This exploratory review brings together research that investigates computer-assisted language learning (CALL), and research in the field of learning design, paying particular attention to the theoretical frameworks and approaches of design for learning.

Fellowships and Distinctions

Congratulations to Judith Kay, Philip Poronnik and Irena Koprinska on their recent awards.



CRLI would like to commend Professor Judith Kay and Professor Philip Poronnik on being honoured with a Payne-Scott Professorial Distinction for their contributions to the University across all areas of leadership, teaching and research. The inaugural Payne-Scott Professorial Distinctions are a key component of the University's 2016-20 Strategic Plan and Culture strategy.

Shaffer and Littlejohn Workshop slides: Professional knowledge, skills and identity

International visitors David Shaffer and Allison Littlejohn ran a fantastic workshop with us earlier this month called 'Professional knowledge, skills and identity'. Slides from their presentations are now provided.

Discuss your research with Bill Penuel

Bill Penuel is available for some 1:1 meetings from 13-17 November

1:1 meetings with Bill Penuel

Bill Penuel, Professor of Educational Psychology & Learning Sciences at the University of Colorado Boulder, will be visiting the University of Sydney from the 13th to 17th of November 2017. He has some time available for 1:1 meetings. If you would like to schedule a time with Bill to chat about your research, or teaching or educational leadership, please contact Celina McEwan ( before noon Monday 13th.