Simran Cheema

Instructional Designer

Academic Quality and Development

I completed my Master's degree in Chemistry at the University of Reading. Throughout my degree, I carried out numerous lab experiments and took part in a research project exploring the binding of Ruthenium metal complexes to DNA quadruplexes. After graduating I gained 2 years' experience designing and creating virtual lab simulations specializing in higher education science topic at Labster. I am inspired by the immersive learning experiences and am hoping to bring that skill and creativity to courses created for the University, whilst maintaining the quality of the pedagogy.

Professional memberships and activities

Association for learning technology

Academic qualifications

Master of Chemistry - University of Reading - First Class Honours


E-learning course development Science Writing

Research interests

Immersive learning experiences in VR Medicinal Chemistry

in the UK for Quality Education

Sustainable Development Goal 4, Times Higher Education Impact Rankings 2024

for Career Prospects

Whatuni Student Choice Awards 2023

for Facilities

Whatuni Student Choice Awards 2023

for Social Inclusion

The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2023

of Research Impact is ‘Outstanding’ or ‘Very Considerable’

Research Excellence Framework 2021

of Research is “Internationally Excellent” or “World Leading”

Research Excellence Framework 2021

Four Star Rating

QS Star Ratings 2021