Camila Devis-Rozental

Dr Camila Devis-Rozental

  • Principal Academic in Service Excellence
  • Dorset House DG36, Talbot Campus, Fern Barrow, Poole, BH12 5BB
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Biography

Dr Camila Devis-Rozental is a Principal academic in Socio-emotional intelligence (SEI) and Service Excellence at Bournemouth University and a culture leader currently applying her expertise in positive psychology, SEI and humanisation to embed the BU2025 values and Service excellence actions throughout the university. By doing so Camila is living BU’s Fusion strategy by bringing together research, education and professional practice. In 2019 alongside Susanne Clarke (Head of Service Excellence), Camila was recognised for this work and was awarded the Vice chancellor's award for creativity due to the innovative ways in which service excellence is embedded across BU. As part of this project Camila adapted the Humanising framework developed by Todres et al., originally for health and social sciences, into a tool for humanising higher education. Additionally the head, hand, heart plaid which she developed as part of her doctoral work to illustrate practicing with an embodied relational understanding has been built in as part of BU's definition of service excellence...

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Journal Articles

Books

Chapters

Conferences

  • Clarke, S. and Devis-Rozental, C., 2019. The Power of Socio-emotional intelligence to make the lean magic happen. In: Lean Conference in Higher Education 6-8 November 2019 University of Michigan.
  • Devis-Rozental, C., 2018. Mind the gap: supporting students to have a successful transition from school to university. Current practice and future possibilities. In: European Conference on Positive Psychology 26-30 June 2018 Budapest.
  • Devis-Rozental, C., 2018. Supporting students to gain a sense of place during transitions by applying The tourist metaphor. In: Humanising Health, Care and Wellbeing 21-22 June 2018 Bournemouth University.
  • Devis-Rozental, C., 2018. Developing socio-emotional intelligence in higher education scholars. Developing Socio-Emotional Intelligence in Higher Education Scholars, 1-233.
  • Devis-Rozental, 2017. How to Develop Socio-emotional Intelligence in Higher Education Academics. In: HEA Annual Conference 2017 Generation TEF: Teaching in the spotlight 4-6 July 2017 Manchester.
  • Devis-Rozental, 2017. The Humanisation of Higher Education: It is easy if you try. In: Humanising health, care and well-being 29 June-30 August 2017 Bournemouth University.
  • Devis-Rozental, 2016. Developing Socio-emotional Intelligence in Early Years Educators. In: European Conference on Positive Psychology 28 June-1 July 2016 Angers, France.
  • Devis-Rozental, C., 2016. Developing Socio-emotional Intelligence in Early Years Educators. In: European Conference on Positive Psychology 27 June-1 July 2016 Angers, France.
  • Eccles, S., Devis-Rozental, C., Jones, M.J. and Mayer, M., 2015. Globelongers’ - Inspiring, Intrepid International Students. In: Society for Research in HE 9-11 December 2015 Newport, Wales.
  • Eccles, S., Mayer, M., Devis-Rozental, C. and Jones, M.J., 2015. Change-making in universities: Influencing leadership decision-making. In: Society for Research in Higher Education 9-11 December 2015 Newport, Wales.
  • Eccles, S., Mayer, M., Devis-Rozental, C. and Jones, M., 2015. Student success: Strivers, striders and thrivers. In: Society for Research in Higher Education 9-11 December 2015 Newport, Wales.
  • Eccles, S., Mayer, M., Devis-Rozental, C. and jones, M., 2014. Understanding the efficacy of enhanced induction programmes for international students. In: Society for Research in Higher Education 10-12 December 2014 Newport, Wales.
  • Devis-Rozental, C., 2013. Interpreting Intelligence: A Literature review. In: The Bournemouth and Poole College annual research conference 10 July 2013 Bournemouth. , 16-22 Bournemouth and Poole College.
  • Devis-Rozental, C., 2012. Positive teaching strategies to motivate students for successful learning. In: The Bournemouth and Poole College annual research conference 11 July 2012 Bournemouth. , 12-20 Bournemouth and Poole College.
  • Devis-Rozental, C., 2011. The nature of social intelligence: Early foundations for better outcomes. In: The Bournemouth and Poole College annual research conference 11 July 2011 Bournemouth. , 17-29 Bournemouth: Bournemouth and Poole College.

Reports

Theses

Posters

PhD Students

  • Vianna Renaud
  • Melania Fodritto
  • Natalie Stewart
  • Laura Roper

Profile of Teaching PG

  • Continued Academic Development
  • MAMC Dissertation supervision

Profile of Teaching UG

  • How Children learn
  • Working with Parents
  • Continued academic development
  • Research Project
  • Personal and professional development
  • Managing groups of children
  • Personal, Social and emotional development
  • Personal and educational development
  • Work based learning
  • Child Development
  • academic and professional practice
  • BUBS FY Fusion Project Unit

Invited Lectures

  • Embarking on your PGR journey with a positive mind, ZOOM, 22 Sep 2020 more
  • An expert view of socio-emotional intelligence, Bournemouth University, 18 Oct 2018 more
  • Sharing socio-emotional intelligence, Bournemouth University, 25 May 2017 more
  • The role of SEI in teaching and Learning, Bournemouth University, 23 Mar 2017 more
  • The role of SEI in teaching and learning, BU CEL, 23 Mar 2017 more
  • Strategies to support students to develop SEI, BU CEL, 22 Mar 2017 more

Grants

  • Putting the heart back into Higher Education: reconnecting and learning from HE Communities of Practice to enable hybrid ways of working (ODHE, 11 Jun 2021). Awarded
  • Putting the heart back into Higher Education: reconnecting and learning from HE Communities of Practice to enable hybrid ways of working (ODHE, 01 May 2021). Awarded
  • Living your best life: positivity for wellbeing (Economic and Social Research Council, 02 Nov 2019). Awarded
  • Online Tool for pre arrival students (AEIC, 01 Dec 2018). Awarded
  • Mind the gap: supporting students to have a successful transition from school to university. Current practice and future possibilities. (Bournemouth University CEL, 01 Sep 2017). Awarded
  • Developing Socio-emotional Intelligence in Higher Education Academics (Association of Commonwealth Universities, 13 Jul 2017). Awarded

External Responsibilities

  • Bournemouth and Poole College, Equality advisor (2020-)
  • Diocese of Salisbury Academy Trust Wellness Steering group, Wellness Expert Advisor (2020-)

Internal Responsibilities

  • Member, AEIC Continuation T&F
  • Member, Academic Advisor's working group (BUBS)
  • Programme Leader, BUBS Foundation Year
  • team member (academic lead), Transformation team. https://livebournemouthac.sharepoint.com/sites/TransformationTeam
  • Principal Academic in SEI and Service Excellence, Service Excellence
  • member, service improvement CoP

Journal Reviewing/Refereeing

  • Sage Open, Anonymous peer review, 08 Aug 2020
  • Journal of Learning Development in Higher Education, Anonymous peer review, 01 May 2018
  • Journal of Learning Development in Higher Education, Anonymous peer review, 01 Mar 2018

Public Engagement & Outreach Activities

  • Public event
  • With a reported rise in mental health issues affecting the general population, it is important to understand the steps each of us can take to develop our own self-awareness to live a more fulfilling life. In this event we'll discuss socio-emotional intelligence and how this knowledge can give you confidence, a better understanding of your emotional experiences and improve your wellbeing. The event will feature a mix of talks, discussions and practical activities, and will teach you how to turn the latest social science research into wellbeing tips you can adopt in your own life, including self-care strategies that will allow you to develop a positive mind-set and thrive in various situations.

Conference Presentations

  • Fusion Learning conference 2021, Socio-emotional intelligence in learning and teaching, 28 Jun 2021, remote
  • Fusion Learning Conference, Socio-emotional intelligence in teaching and learning, 28 Jun 2021, VIrtual
  • Lean Conference in Higher Education, The Power of socio-emotional intelligence to make the lean magic happen, 06 Nov 2019, University of Michigan
  • Embedding excellence: Getting to 90+, Changing the narrative; Purpose, Passion, Privilege, 19 Sep 2019, Bournemouth University
  • Humanising Health Care and Wellbeing, Our Quest to Humanise Higher Education to Enrich Society, 13 Jun 2019, Bournemouth
  • Service Excellence Conference, Putting our service excellence actions into action by applying the tourist metaphor, 11 Apr 2019, Bournemouth University
  • AUA Southern Region Conference, Delivering service excellence by creating a positive university environment: We are all in this together, 14 Nov 2018, Bournemouth University
  • European Conference on Positive Psychology, Mind the gap: supporting students to have a successful transition from school to university. Current practice and future possibilities, 26 Jun 2018, Budapest, Hungary
  • European Conference on Positive Psychology (Engaging education pre-conference), Relationships as professional skills workshop, 26 Jun 2018, Budapest, Hungary
  • Humanising Care and Wellbeing, Supporting students to gain a sense of place during transitions by applying The tourist metaphor, 21 Jun 2018, Bournemouth University
  • 5th World Congress on Positive Psychology, Developing socio-emotional intelligence in Higher education academics, 13 Jul 2017, Montreal, Canada
  • HEA Annual Conference 2017 Generation TEF: Teaching in the spotlight, Developing socio-emotional intelligence in Higher Education Academics, 04 Jul 2017, Manchester
  • ECPP 8th European Conference on Positive Psychology, Developing socio-emotional intelligence in Early Years Educators, 28 Jun 2016, Angers, France

Attended Training

  • Doctoral supervision Training, 24 Jan 2018, Doctoral Supervisor Certificate

Qualifications

  • DPROF, Doctor of Professional Practice in Developing socio-emotional Intelligence HE (Bournemouth University, 2017)
  • PGCE in Post Compulsory Education (QTLS) (Southampton University, 2009)
  • BA (Hons) in Early Years (Bournemouth University, 2007)

Honours

  • Vice Chancellor's award for Creativity (Bournemouth University, 2019)
  • Special Commendation for Poster entitled: HE: A route to develop socio-emotional intelligence in Early Years Educators (SRHE, 2014)
  • Best Paper Award (Bournemouth and Poole College, 2013)
  • Faculty Teacher of the Year (Bournemouth and Poole College, 2010)

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