Our participation in the NCTL National Research Themes 2 Project: What makes great professional development that leads consistently to great pedagogy? supported the exploration and definition of the role of SLE as a research mentor. This development has been pivotal in shaping the nature and character of our strategy for research engagement.
Our over-arching research question was:
‘What is the role of the Practice Development Partner (SLE and aspirant SLE) in effecting change through research engagement?’