2017-2018: OPEN-Scotland.com – I am currently developing website and events series, OPEN-Scotland.com, which will form the basis of an Online Philosophy and Education Network for Scotland. The network aims to provide resources, events, and an online community for anyone interested in the philosophy of education or teaching philosophy in Scottish schools. The network is currently supported by a generous Knowledge Exchange and Impact Grant from the University of Edinburgh.
2017: Curiosity Forest – Public presentation as part of the European Commission’s Explorathon Night.
2016: ‘How are the children’ and ‘What is Justice’ engagement events – Participated as a postdoctoral fellow in outreach events organised by the Institute for the Study of Human Flourishing, in collaboration with Oklahoma City based organisations SALLT and Thriving Cities.
2016: Philosophy in Schools – Philosophy sessions with 11-13 year-olds, conducted at Firrhill Secondary School, Edinburgh.
2014: Philosophy ThinkTank – A philosophical public engagement event hosted by the University of Edinburgh. Watch the presentation here:
2014: Children’s University – A workshop introducing primary school children to philosophical ideas and methods, held in collaboration with the Children’s University Trust at Stoneyhill Primary School in Edinburgh.
2014: Philosophy in the Playground – An interactive philosophy workshop for parents with young children, run by the University of Edinburgh’s Eidyn Research Centre at Summerhall Arts Centre in Edinburgh.
2013: Three-Minute Thesis Competition – An international public engagement competition for PhD students in all disciplines in which I was the University of Edinburgh’s second place finalist. Watch the presentation here:
2013: ‘Create a Philosophy TimeTree’ – An interactive philosophy workshop for undergraduates, designed and run for Innovative Learning Week at the University of Edinburgh.
2013. Contributing author for 1001 Ideas That Changed The Way We Think. Quintessence Publishing.
2012: Philosophy in Schools Training – Stage 1 of the Philosophy Foundation’s philosophy in schools training.
2012: ‘Timelining Session’ – An interactive philosophy workshop for undergraduates, designed and run for Innovative Learning Week at the University of Edinburgh.