Dr Andrew McLaren

Principal Teaching Fellow

Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Expertise

Has expertise in:

    • External examining: experience of acting as external examiner for undergraduate degree programmes.

Publications

Design automation for customised and large-scale additive manufacturing : a case study on custom kayaks
Lithgow Drew, Morrison Cara, Pexton George, Panarotto Massimo, Jakob Müller, Almefelt Lars, McLaren Andrew
Proceedings of the Design Society: International Conference on Engineering Design Vol 1, pp. 699-708 (2019)
https://doi.org/10.1017/dsi.2019.74
Promoting undergraduate student engagement through self-generated exam activity
Muñoz-Escalona Patricia, Savage Kathleen, Conway Fiona, McLaren Andrew
International Journal of Mechanical Engineering Education (2018)
https://doi.org/10.1177/0306419017743215
Online forums : a tool to enhance experimental engineering laboratories
Muñoz-Escalona Patricia, McLaren Andrew
International Journal of Mechanical Engineering Education (2017)
https://doi.org/10.1177/0306419017743213
The Engineering Academy : increasing access to engineering
Flockhart Gordon M H, Keating Barbara A, McLaren Andrew
3rd International Enhancement in Higher Education Conference (2017)
Supporting the STEM transition between school and university
Sayer Philip, Thomson Avril, McLaren Andrew, Little Derek
DS 78  16th International Conference on Engineering Design and Product Education, pp. 408-513 (2014)
Supporting the STEM transition between school and university
Sayer Philip, Thomson Avril, McLaren Andrew
Engineering Design & Production Education, EPDE (2014)

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Projects

Successful Student Transitions - Enhancing Learning from Student Placements
Thomson, Avril (Principal Investigator) McLaren, Andrew (Co-investigator) Sayer, Philip (Principal Investigator)
QAA student Enhancement Theme Funding match funded by the Faculty of Engineering (£4000.00 in total) funded an investigation in to how the learning experience of students returning from placement and internship can be enhanced.
01-Jan-2016 - 30-Jan-2017
Students as Partners in Learning Enhancement
Bonnar, Lizann (Academic) Willison, Debra (Academic) McLaren, Andrew (Academic) Thomson, Avril (Academic) Gould, Helyn (Academic) Thomson, Linda (Academic)
HEA funded workshop (£750) on working in partnership with students on a range of learning enhancement projects.
05-Jan-2014 - 05-Jan-2014
Roll-out of Student Led Peer and Community Personal Development Planning (PC PDP)
Willison, Debra (Principal Investigator) Gould, Helyn (Principal Investigator) Green, Brian (Principal Investigator) McLaren, Andrew (Principal Investigator) Sayer, Philip (Principal Investigator) Thomson, Avril (Principal Investigator)
Education Excellence funding (£19759.28) supported the engagement of student interns from across all four faculties to support the roll out of PDP.
05-Jan-2013 - 12-Jan-2013
Online development and Roll-out of PC PDP in Engineering and Science
Thomson, Avril (Principal Investigator) McLaren, Andrew (Co-investigator) Sayer, Philip (Co-investigator) Willison, Debra (Co-investigator)
Development of online tools to support Personal Development Planning for students. Funded by Educational Excellence Fund £32,000
30-Jan-2012 - 17-Jan-2012
PC PDP - online development
Sayer, Philip (Principal Investigator) Thomson, Avril (Principal Investigator) McLaren, Andrew (Principal Investigator) Willison, Debra (Principal Investigator)
Second phase of student-developed PDP: online implementation of peer and community attributes, across DMEM, MAE and NAME in the Faculty of Engineering and Pure & Applied Chemistry for the Faculty of Science.
01-Jan-2012 - 31-Jan-2013
Engineering Development Trust
Sayer, Philip (Principal Investigator) Thomson, Avril (Principal Investigator) McLaren, Andrew (Principal Investigator)
RAEng Engineering education scheme, based on schools project support and widening access.
30-Jan-2011 - 29-Jan-2012

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Address

Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
James Weir Building

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