"This award for using Moodle to create interactive lessons gives me the impetus to continue innovating my teaching."

Dr Chris Blackman, Department of Chemistry


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Teaching Innovations Grants

What are Teaching Innovations Grants?

If your department has identified a way in which teaching, learning or assessment could be improved, a Teaching Innovation Grant will help you to create and develop your idea.

How are they awarded?

Grants of up to £5,000* are split into two categories:

  • Start-up grants to help departments formulate a new idea
  • Extension grants to help departments build on an existing, successful approach

Applications must demonstrate how the project will contribute to your department's work to align itself with UCL's institutional priorities for teaching and learning. These are:

*£5,000 is the usual limit, but applications for larger amounts are invited where a case can be made.

How to apply

Before applying, it's important that you download and read the Teaching Innovations Grant 2013-2014 guidelines.

You can then submit a Teaching Innovations Grant 2013-2014 application form.

Applications must be emailed to christopher.cullen@ucl.ac.uk by Friday 29 November 2013.

Previous uses of the Teaching Innovations Grant

Here's a selection of case studies of previous success stories:


If you wish to discuss your proposal before submitting an application, or if you have any questions about the process, contact Chris Cullen in the Vice-Provost (Education)'s office by emailing christopher.cullen@ucl.ac.uk.

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