The St Andrews Centre for Higher Education Research currently consists of staff across 17 Schools and six central University units. The Centre aims to facilitate cross-departmental collaboration in higher education research. CHER brings together staff interested in conducting evidence-based higher education research to inform local, national and international policy and practice, and to promote a reflective, analytical view of Higher Education activities.

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  • STA-20 : an ABC-6 zeotype structure prepared by co-templating and solved via a hypothetical structure database and STEM-ADF imaging 

    Turrina, Alessandro; Garcia, Raquel; Watts, Abigail E.; Greer, Heather F.; Bradley, Jonathan; Zhou, Wuzong; Cox, Paul A.; Shannon, Mervyn D.; Mayoral, Alvaro; Casci, John; Wright, Paul A. (2017-03-14) - Journal article
    A microporous silicoaluminophosphate with a novel topology type, STA-20, has been prepared via a dual templating method using hexamethylene bisdiazabicyclooctane (diDABCO-C6) and trimethylamine as co-templates. Its structure ...
  • Interactive simulations to support quantum mechanics instruction for chemistry students 

    Kohnle, Antje; Benfield, Cory; Hähner, Georg; Paetkau, Mark (2017-03-14) - Journal article
    The QuVis Quantum Mechanics Visualization Project provides freely-available research based interactive simulations with accompanying activities for the teaching and learning of quantum mechanics across a wide range of ...
  • A digital museum infrastructure for preserving community collections from climate change 

    Cassidy, Catherine Anne; Fabola, Adeola Ezekiel; Miller, Alan Henry David; Oliver, Iain Angus (Verlag der Technischen Universität Graz, 2017-07) - Conference item
    Climate change poses a real and present threat to cultural heritage. Responses to climate change have focussed on strategies for prevention and physical protection. Developments in technology have made possible a new type ...
  • A virtual museum installation for virtual time travel 

    Fabola, Adeola Ezekiel; Kennedy, Sarah Elizabeth; Miller, Alan Henry David; Oliver, Iain Angus; McCaffery, John Philip; Cassidy, Catherine Anne; Clemens, Jo; Vermehren, Anna (Springer, 2017-06-07) - Conference item
    This work discusses the methodology for the design, development and deployment of a virtual 19th-century Fish Curing Yard as an immersive museum installation. The museum building now occupies the same space where the curing ...
  • Mobile exploration of medieval St Andrews 

    Fabola, Adeola; Davies, Chris; Kennedy, Sarah; Miller, Alan; Allison, Colin (Springer, 2015) - Conference item
    Saint Andrews is a town with a rich history. It was the religious centre of Scotland for close to a millennium. The Cathedral was strongly associated with the wars of Independence and Robert the Bruce. The castle was the ...

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