Brunel Academy for Transformation of Teaching – Inaugural Lecture

Transforming teaching: catalysing creativity in the curriculum
Giskin Day, Principal Teaching Fellow, Imperial College London

This inspiring lecture will reveal how you can bring creativity into your teaching. You will be introduced to creative reflection and ideas for playful twists in the classroom, and to working collaboratively with students in a way that gives them autonomy and ownership of their learning.


Giskin Day trained as a botanist in South Africa before moving to London to work in science publishing. After five years at the Science Museum she moved to Imperial College London and is currently course lead for an intercalated BSc in Medical Sciences with Humanities, Philosophy & Law. Giskin is an unofficial ambassador for the humanities in the Medical School and frequently is called upon to suggest resuscitation techniques for lifeless teaching workshops.

She has an MSc in Science Communication and an MA in Literature and Medicine, and has just embarked on a PhD on the expression and reception of gratitude in healthcare. Giskin is recipient of Imperial College’s President’s Medal for Outstanding Contribution to Excellence in Teaching, and was made a National Teaching Fellow in 2015.

The lecture will be followed by complimentary refreshments and networking. Please register your place via this Eventbrite page.

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