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Projects

Physio2050

What are the moral, ethical, legal, and clinical implications for physiotherapy practice when the boundaries of medical and health science are significantly shifted as a result of technological advances?

Point of view

What is it like to be a patient in the health system? This project asks students to consider the world from the point of view of a patient rather than a clinician, opening up possibilities for them to consider alternative perspectives on practice.

International Ethics Project

The International Ethics Project was a 4 year project that ran from 2015-2018 with collaborators from several countries who developed a shared blended learning module in Professional Ethics.

Physiotherapy in different international health contexts

This project is an opportunity for students to collaborate with peers from another institution in a different country in order to develop their understanding of how the role and scope of practice changes with respect to their health and social care context.

Case study assignment to develop information literacy in physiotherapy

If we want students to use evidence-informed clinical practice, we should give them opportunities to use the evidence available to them to solve the real-world problems they encounter on placement.

The Unposter

The In Beta WCPT 2019 unposter was an attempt to do something different with the traditional conference poster format as we questioned whether the traditional academic conference is an effective way of disseminating ideas and instigating change in practice.

Student Physio Twitter Conference 2020

WHO:  Students of physical therapy/physiotherapy WHAT:  Research presentations through a series of tweets WHEN:  May 1st 2020 WHERE:  Twitter, follow with our hashtag #PTTC20 WHY:  Unique and global approach to sharing ideas and research.  A great opportunity for students to share their work and for students/clinicians/academics to learn together. We would like to extend an open invitation to Physiotherapy programmes from around the world to join this project and have the opportunity for one of your students to present their research in the first Student Physio Twitter Conference on 1st May 2020! What is a Twitter Conference? Twitter conferences have been…

Learning to learn

Doing well at university is easy. All you have to do is work hard. But, don’t you already work hard? Maybe it’s time to work differently. The Learning to learn community is a project aimed at using evidence-based techniques to improve your ability to learn. There seems to be general consensus that success in the 21st century may be based on your ability to learn difficult things quickly and that learning is a skill that you can improve. I’ll be running short, monthly seminars in my own department that I’ll try to record and share with the larger community. Each…