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Personal profile

Research interests

hypoxia signalling in neuronal and cancer 

Research interests

Extremophilic DNA photolyases in DNA repair

Teaching interests

Technology-enhanced learning, MOOCs and Open Education

Other responsibilities

Director of Studies, Masters and Integrated PhD

Willing to supervise doctoral students

Pedagogic Research and bioscience research

External positions

Treasurer, Association of National Teaching Fellows

1 Jun 2018 → …

International Consultant, Higher Education Academy

1 Jul 2016 → …

External Examiner, De Montfort University

1 Oct 20141 Oct 2018

Editor, Bioscience Horizons

1 Jun 2014 → …

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Research Output

Evidence for the Success of a Quantitative Assessment Instrument for Teaching Evolution in Primary Schools in England

Buchan, L., Hejmadi, M. & Hurst, L., 2019, Evolution Education Re-considered. Harms, U. & Reiss, M. (eds.). UK: Springer, p. 21-40 20 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

hif-1 plays a role in hypoxia-induced gustatory plasticity of Caenorhabditis elegans

Sorathia, N., Chawda, N., Saraki, K., Rajadhyaksha, M. S. & Hejmadi, M., 2019, In : International Journal of Neuroscience. 129, 9, p. 864-870 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Higher education outreach: examining key challenges for academics

Johnson, M., Danvers, E., Hinton-Smith, T., Atkinson, K., Bowden, G., Foster, J., Garner, K., Garrud, P., Greaves, S., Harris, P., Hejmadi, M., Hill, D., Hughes, G., Jackson, L., O’Sullivan, A., ÓTuama, S., Perez Brown, P., Philipson, P., Ravenscroft, S., Rhys, M. & 6 others, Ritchie, T., Talbot, J., Walker, D., Watson, J., Williams, M. & Williams, S., 4 Feb 2019, In : British Journal of Educational Studies. 67, 4, p. 469-491 23 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Citations (Scopus)

Without walls: Using massive open online courses to extend collaborative learning spaces

Hejmadi, M. & Bilham, T., 15 Jul 2019, Reframing Space for Learning. Bilham, T., Hamshire, C., Hartog, M. & Doolan, M. (eds.). UCL Press

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Scientific aptitude better explains poor responses to teaching of evolution than psychological conflicts

Mead, R., Hejmadi, M. & Hurst, L. D., 1 Feb 2018, In : Nature Ecology & Evolution. 2, 2, p. 388-394 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
  • 5 Citations (Scopus)
    102 Downloads (Pure)


    A Putative Photolyase from Haloferax volcanii

    Author: Wu, W., 1 Oct 2009

    Supervisor: Hough, D. (Supervisor) & Hejmadi, M. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD


    Characterization of photolyases from Sulfolobus solfataricus

    Author: Binjawhar, D., 19 Jun 2013

    Supervisor: Hejmadi, M. (Supervisor), Hough, D. (Supervisor) & Danson, M. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD


    Development and evaluation of resources for teaching evolution in primary schools

    Author: Buchan, L., 29 May 2019

    Supervisor: Martin, S. (Supervisor), Hejmadi, M. (Supervisor) & Hurst, L. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD