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The expertise and talents of more than 4,000 academic and research staff working at the highest levels in their fields have enabled UCL to flourish as a world-class university, producing 21 Nobel prize-winners and countless inventions that have changed the world.

All academic staff are expected to inspire and motivate students through their teaching. This portal provides UCL staff with the latest guidance, resources and case studies showcasing real work going on around the university.

Staff can access support and advice on course development and teaching from CALT and on e-learning from ELE.

Latest Guides & Case Studies

Can first-year undergraduates become researchers?

From designing experiments to writing papers, Dr Hazel Smith explains how first-year Biology students took on the challenge of completing an intensive research project.

Published: Sep 18, 2014 3:32:00 PM

How to improve students' writing

Dr Adam Smith's new essay-writing course received 100 per cent positive feedback and led to big improvements. Just don’t call it a skills course.

Published: Sep 3, 2014 11:45:00 AM

What I wish I knew before I flipped my lecture

Lecture flipping helped Dr Helen Wilson, UCL Maths, generate a seven per cent boost in student marks. She offers advice to others keen to try the technique.

Published: Aug 22, 2014 11:38:00 AM

5 Things

UCL Night

Useful (but underused) online teaching tools available to all staff at UCL, as selected by E-Learning Environments.

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