BILT Briefings, News

BILT Friday Briefing Issue 51


BILT are recruiting – Lecturer (Academic Development) role. Internal applicants only.

We are seeking to appoint a fixed-term Lecturer in Learning and Teaching. This role will actively contribute to the enhancement of teaching, learning and assessment across the University. The position offers an exciting opportunity to contribute to the delivery of to a new Postgraduate Certificate in Academic Practice and a new internal HEA Fellowship Scheme. Activities include planning and delivering sessions, mentoring and assessment. Find out more and apply, deadline for applications is midnight on Tuesday 9th February.

Temple Quarter Engagement Fund

The  Temple  Quarter Engagement  Fund is now open for application with a deadline of  26th March 2021. Proposals are encouraged that focus on the city’s aspirations to build back better from COVID-19.  However, proposals are welcomed that meet civic criteria even if they do not focus on this area. Grants are available between £3,000 and £10,000. Please discuss your ideas with the Public Engagement team before applying.

Meet the NTF nominees – Professor Paul Wyatt

Today we bring you the final blog in our series profiling our National Teaching Fellowship nominees, Professor Paul Wyatt recounts how a chance encounter in Marks and Spencers led to a dynamic teaching career…


Study Lounge Toolkit

This DEO toolkit is based on the Study Skills team’s experience of running Study Lounges since March 2020. It contains everything you need to get started from guidance on hosting platforms to poster templates and activity ideas.

In case you missed our last briefing, you can find out more about online study lounges in Dr Lewis Coyne’s post Online Study Lounges: What they are, and how Study Skills have run them.

Student Fellow reflections on equality, diversity and inclusion

This blog by Student Fellows Jonny Barnes and Rhona Wilkinson reflects on the University’s strategy for Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) and how it relates to the 2021 Student Fellow project themes.


National Teaching Fellowship Roadshow event – ‘Aspiring NTF: New Year, New Network’

Advance HE are hosting a webinar on the 25th February, for anyone interested in applying to the National Teaching Fellowships Scheme in 2022 or beyond. The webinar will focus on building your NTF profile and will include insights on using your existing networks and reaching out to new ones.


If there is anything you would like to share via this briefing, please get in touch with the BILT Team at

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