Martin Moorby

Training Programmes


Researcher Development Programme

Attended training programme on writing a literature review - 12/02/14


Learning and Teaching in Higher Education (LTHE)

I attended the day course (Stage One of the programme) on 10th January 2013 and completed Stage Two (six sessions) in March 2013.As a part of this programme I was observed and recorded delivering a micro-teaching session ('Introduction to Socrates) and a colleague observed me delivering a tutorial (J.S. Mill and Utilitarianism'). Having submitted a portfolio of reflective work in January 2014 and undertaken the presentation, I have been awarded accredited status with the UK Higher Education Academy as an Associate Fellow.



German Language Course

I am currently progressing towards obtaining a certificate in Proficiency in German.


South West Doctoral Training Course (SWDTC)

The SWDTC course is an advanced training course for postgraduate researchers in normative and theoretical fields. I have attended:

Workshop on the epistemic approach to democratic theory by Hélène Landemore (Yale), Democratic Reason (Monday 28 October 2013, University of Exeter)

Workshop on Republicanism and the concept of non-domination: Between Ideological and conceptual analysis: Cécile Laborde (UCL) '(Neo)Republicanism as an ideology', Ruth Kinna (Loughborough) and Alex Prichard (Exeter) 'Anarchism, Republicanism and Non-domination' (20 November 2013, University of Exeter)


Workshop on Methodologies in Political Theory: Evgeny Roshchin (University of Jyvaskyla, Finland): The Stumbling Blocks of Contextualism: Presentism and Antiquarianism and Jonathan Floyd (University of Oxford):  Thoughts and Principles: On Cohen and the Standard Model of Political Philosophy (5 February 2014, University of Exeter)


POLM037 Logics of Explanation

I audited the postgraduate module POLM037' Logics of Explanation' in Spring term 2012. The module is a sophisticated introduction to the major issues in competing logics of explanation in various approaches to politics and is run by Dr. Dario Castiglione. My attendance of the module included giving a presentation ('What is Ideology?').


7th November 2013:

Historical Materialism

Attended: 7th-10th November 2013 at the School of Oriental and African Studies, London.

13th July 2013:

Aristotelian Joint Session

Attended as a volunteer at the conference held at University of Exeter.

Political Theory Reading Group

6th November 2013:

Presentation: 'Religion in Winstanley's Watch-Word'

Introduction/presentation given to Exeter's Political Theory Reading Group on Gerrard Winstanley's 'Watch-Word to the City of London'.

Training Sessions

2nd December 2013:


A training session on essay writing mentoring held by the Education Enhancement team.

4th November 2013:


A training session on essay writing mentoring held by the Education Enhancement team.

30th January 2013:

Virtual Learning Environments

A workshop on how to use virtual learning environments in teaching.

26th November 2012:

GTA Induction: Assessment

26th September 2012:

GTA Induction