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Dr Sheila L Amici-Dargan


  • BS8 1TQ


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Personal profile

Research interests

  • Developing effective and sustainable student-led ‘communities of practice’ within, across and beyond Higher Education Institutions
  • Use of Web 2.0 collaborative technologies in learning and teaching 
  • Student-led collaborative and social learning beyond the classroom 
  • Working with students as ‘co-creators’ in curriculum development
  • Innovative approaches to assessment and feedback
  • Physiology 

External positions


1 Aug 201931 Dec 2019

Senior Lecturer

1 Aug 20131 Aug 2019

Lecturer , School of Biosciences, Cardiff University, Museum Avenue, Cardiff CF10 3AX, UK.

1 Sep 20091 Aug 2013

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Research Output

  • 16 Article (Academic Journal)
  • 1 Conference Contribution (Conference Proceeding)

Using web 2.0 technologies to facilitate scaffolding of student-led, collaborative learning outside of the classroom

Rutherford, S. M., Moorcroft, A. M. & Amici-Dargan, S. L., 1 Jan 2018, ICLS. 2018-June ed. Vol. 3. p. 1733-1734 2 p. (Proceedings of International Conference of the Learning Sciences, ICLS).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference Contribution (Conference Proceeding)

  • The impact of attaining the Welsh Baccalaureate Advanced Diploma on academic performance in bioscience higher education

    Yhnell, E., Wood, H., Baker, M., Amici-Dargan, S., Taylor, C., Randerson, P. & Shore, A., 2 Jan 2016, In : International Journal of Science Education. 38, 1, p. 156-169 14 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

    Open Access
  • 3 Citations (Scopus)

    Differences in kainate receptor involvement in hippocampal mossy fibre long-term potentiation depending on slice orientation

    Sherwood, J. L., Amici, M., Dargan, S. L., Culley, G. R., Fitzjohn, S. M., Jane, D. E., Collingridge, G. L., Lodge, D. & Bortolotto, Z. A., Sep 2012, In : Neurochemistry International. 61, 4, p. 482-489 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

  • 13 Citations (Scopus)


    • 1 Participation in conference
    • 1 Participation in workshop, seminar, course
    • 1 Membership of external research organisation

    CEI Learning & Teaching Conference 2017

    Sheila L Amici-Dargan (Participant)

    4 Jul 2017

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conference

    Physiological Society: H3 Symposium:

    Sheila L Amici-Dargan (Participant), Nick Freestone (Participant), Derek Scott (Participant) & Sarah Hall (Participant)

    27 Apr 201728 Apr 2017

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in workshop, seminar, course

    The Physiological Society (External organisation)

    Sheila L Amici-Dargan (Advisor)

    1 Jun 2012

    Activity: Membership typesMembership of external research organisation