Imperial College London

Mrs Kate Ippolito

Central FacultyCentre for Higher Education Research and Scholarship

Principal Teaching Fellow in Educational Development



+44 (0)20 7594 8789k.ippolito




Sherfield BuildingSouth Kensington Campus





Charamabous, M, Hodge, J & Ippolito K. (2020) Statistically significant learning experiences: towards building self-efficacy of undergraduate statistics learners through team-based learning, Educational Action Research, DOI: 10.1080/09650792.2020.1782240

Ippolito, K & Pazio, M. (2019) Suck it and see – transforming STEMM university teachers’ assessment perspectives and practices through disorientating experiential learning, Higher Education Pedagogies, 4:1, 331-346, DOI: 10.1080/23752696.2019.1631707

Greetham, M. & Ippolito, K. (2018)  Instilling collaborative and reflective practice in engineers: using a team-based learning strategy to prepare students for working in project teams, Higher Education Pedagogies, 3:1, 510-521, DOI: 10.1080/23752696.2018.1468224

Horsburgh J. L. Ippolito K.(2018) A skill to be worked at: Using social learning theory to explore the process of learning from role models in clinical settingsBMC Medical Education, ISSN: 1472-6920

Ippolito, K. & Horsburgh, J. (2017) in ‘On the job learning in clinical settings’ in Informal Learning: Perspectives, Challenges and Opportunities S. Rutherford (Ed.) Nova Science Publishers

Shalhoub, J., Marshall, D.C. & Ippolito, K. (2017) Perspectives on Procedure Based Assessments: A Thematic Analysis of Semi-Structured Interviews with Ten UK Surgical Trainees BMJ Open. 2017 Mar 24;7(3):e013417. 

Blundel, R., Ippolito, K. & Donnarumma, D. (2013) Effective Organisational Communication: principles and practice.  Harlow: Pearson Education.

Ippolito, K. (2007). Promoting intercultural learning in a multicultural university: ideals and realities. Teaching in Higher Education. Vol. 12, Issue 5 & 6 October 2007 , pp. 749 – 763

Wilson, F. and Ippolito, K. (2007). Working together to educate students. In: T. Roberts (ed.) Student plagiarism in an online world: cases and solutions. London: IGI Global.

Smith, K. (2006). Facilitating dialogue for a more inclusive curriculum, Reflecting Education, Vol.2 No.1 pp.103-120.

Murray, L., Smith, K. and Ganga, D. (2006). Brunel Case Study Report. In: M. Kimura  Ethnicity, Education and Employment  London: University of East London.

Selected Conference Presentations

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Greetham, M & Ippolito, K (2017) Using team-based learning to enhance student project work and skills for post-graduation success. HEA STEM Conference, February 2017, Manchester

Ippolito, K, Kingsbury, M & Hyatt, F. (2016) Beyond survival: redefining and invigorating the personal tutoring relationship. SEDA, November 2016, Brighton

Ippolito, K., Rees, H. & Horsburgh, J. (2016) Exploring Transformative Learning at a Research Intensive University. 2nd Enhancing Student Learning Through Innovative Scholarship Conference, UCL, June 2016 

Horsburgh, J. & Ippolito, K (2015) Making explicit the implicit: clinical teachers’ views of learning from role models. AMEE, September 2015, Glasgow

Ippolito, K. & Horsburgh, J. (2015) A skill to be worked at: exploring the process of learning from role models  ASME, July 2015, Edinburgh

Hunukumbure, D., Ippolito, K. & Das, S. (2014) Integration of self-reflection and peer feedback in undergraduate medical education. ASME, July 2014, Brighton

Ippolito, K. & Horsburgh, J. (2014) How to be an effective role model:  Making explicit the implicit (Workshop). ASME, July 2014, Brighton

Ippolito, K., Cartledge, J., Page, M. (2012) The portfolio viva circuit – a novel approach to portfolio assessment. ASME, July 2012, Brighton