Dr Aga Gordon


NameDr Aga Gordon
Job titleSenior Lecturer in Entrepreneurship and Innovation
Research instituteChrist Church Business School
ORCIDhttps://orcid.org/0000-0002-5752-7087

Research outputs

Embedding epistemic insight (EI) in teacher training programmes in English universities: barriers and how to overcome them

Billingsley, B., Riga, F., Windsor, Mark and Gordon, A. 2023. Embedding epistemic insight (EI) in teacher training programmes in English universities: barriers and how to overcome them. Teacher Development. https://doi.org/10.1080/13664530.2023.2236056

Topological analysis of Electron Localization Function (ELF) as a tool for understanding electronic structure

Berski, S. and Gordon, A. J. 2023. Topological analysis of Electron Localization Function (ELF) as a tool for understanding electronic structure. in: Reference Module in Chemistry, Molecular Sciences and Chemical Engineering Elsevier.

In the search for ditriel B⋯Al non-covalent bonding

Berski, S. and Gordon, A. 2021. In the search for ditriel B⋯Al non-covalent bonding. New Journal of Chemistry . 45, pp. 16740-16749. https://doi.org/10.1039/D1NJ01963E

Theoretical insights and quantitative prediction of the nature of boron–chalcogen (O, S, Se, Te) interactions using the electron density and the electron localisation function (ELF)

Michalski, M., Gordon, A. and Berski, S. 2021. Theoretical insights and quantitative prediction of the nature of boron–chalcogen (O, S, Se, Te) interactions using the electron density and the electron localisation function (ELF). Polyhedron. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.poly.2021.115495

Co-creation of learning resources that cross disciplinary boundaries within an international learning community

Gordon, A., Thomas, C., Simpson, S. and Lawson, F. 2023. Co-creation of learning resources that cross disciplinary boundaries within an international learning community.

The epistemic insight digest: Issue : Autumn 2022

Gordon, A., Shalet, D., Simpson, S., Hassanin, H., Lawson, F., Lawson, M., Litchfield, A., Thomas, C., Canetta, E., Manley, K. and Choong, C. Shalet, D. (ed.) 2022. The epistemic insight digest: Issue : Autumn 2022. Canterbury Canterbury Christ Church University.

Leading learning and teaching transformation across the ITE EI consortium –impact across the partner institutions

Gordon, A. 2023. Leading learning and teaching transformation across the ITE EI consortium –impact across the partner institutions.

The epistemic insight digest: Issue 4: Spring 2022

Gordon, A., Cullimore, M., Hackett, L., Shalet, D., Jennings, B-L, Semaan, A. S. and Pickett, M. Shalet, D. (ed.) 2022. The epistemic insight digest: Issue 4: Spring 2022. Canterbury Canterbury Christ Church University.

Interdisciplinary engineering education - essential for the 21st century

Gordon, A., Simpson, S. and Hassanin, H. 2022. Interdisciplinary engineering education - essential for the 21st century.

Collaborating to improve teaching and learning about sustainability within an international learning community

Gordon, A., Simpson, S., Lawson, F. and Thomas, C. 2023. Collaborating to improve teaching and learning about sustainability within an international learning community.

Power of Light – collaborative co-creation of innovative resources for primary science education.

Gordon, A. and Cullimore, M. 2023. Power of Light – collaborative co-creation of innovative resources for primary science education.

Do multiple bonds to the boron atom exist?

Berski, S., Mierzwa, G. and Gordon, A. 2023. Do multiple bonds to the boron atom exist?

Leading transformation in ITE teaching within the EI consortium

Gordon, A.J. 2022. Leading transformation in ITE teaching within the EI consortium.

EI STFC Power of Light animation - introducing Big Questions and Diamond Light Source

Cullimore, M., Billingsley, B., Heyes, J. and Gordon, A. EI STFC Power of Light animation - introducing Big Questions and Diamond Light Source. https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.7439214

Teaching sustainability and stewardship workshop 1: Collaborative approach to developing engagement with science and religion: Exploring sustainability in an international learning community

Gordon, A., Lawson, F., Simpson, S. and Thomas, C. 2023. Teaching sustainability and stewardship workshop 1: Collaborative approach to developing engagement with science and religion: Exploring sustainability in an international learning community.

The Power of Light Zine 1 - Why do things change? - an epistemically insightful way to explore the nature of science and research at Diamond Light Source, UK

Cullimore, M., Halford, K., Mosselmans, F., Reeve, L., Billingsley, B. and Gordon, A. 2022. The Power of Light Zine 1 - Why do things change? - an epistemically insightful way to explore the nature of science and research at Diamond Light Source, UK. https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.7401129

The Power of Light Zine 2 - Why does life exist? - an epistemically insightful way to explore the nature of science and research at Diamond Light Source, UK

Cullimore, M., Geraki, T., Linton, P., Gordon, A., Billingsley, B. and Halford, K. 2022. The Power of Light Zine 2 - Why does life exist? - an epistemically insightful way to explore the nature of science and research at Diamond Light Source, UK. https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.7438698

The Power of Light Zine 3 - Why do we explore the world around us? - an epistemically insightful way to explore the nature of science and research at Diamond Light Source, UK

Cullimore, M., Halford, K., Day, S,, Gordon, A., Billingsley, B. and Mosselmans, F. 2022. The Power of Light Zine 3 - Why do we explore the world around us? - an epistemically insightful way to explore the nature of science and research at Diamond Light Source, UK. https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.7438811

CPD 1 - Embedding Epistemic Insight and Big Questions across a whole school curriculum

Simpson, S. and Gordon, A. 2022. CPD 1 - Embedding Epistemic Insight and Big Questions across a whole school curriculum. https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.7729394

Creating epistemically insightful learning experiences in primary classrooms: insights into the nature of science

Gordon, A., Simpson, S. and Lawson, F. 2022. Creating epistemically insightful learning experiences in primary classrooms: insights into the nature of science.

Transforming teacher education - introducing ITE students to Epistemic Insight: a workshop

Warhurst, A., Campbell, R. and Gordon, A.J. 2022. Transforming teacher education - introducing ITE students to Epistemic Insight: a workshop.

Bristlebots and other friends. A progression of Epistemic insight workshops using small things to ask big questions

Bentley, K., Gordon, A.J. and Litchfield, A. 2022. Bristlebots and other friends. A progression of Epistemic insight workshops using small things to ask big questions.

Science, religion and sustainability in schools: outlining a teacher learning community approach.

Gordon, A.J., Lawson, F., Simpson, S. and Thomas, C. 2022. Science, religion and sustainability in schools: outlining a teacher learning community approach.

Epistemic insight: a systematic problem and an ecosystemic solution.

Nassaji, M. and Gordon, A.J. 2020. Epistemic insight: a systematic problem and an ecosystemic solution.

How many electrons form chemical bonds in the NgBeS (Ng = Ar, Kr, Xe) molecules? Topological study using the electron localisation function (ELF) and electron localisability indicator (ELI-D)

Makarewicz, E., Gordon, A.J. and Berski, S. 2016. How many electrons form chemical bonds in the NgBeS (Ng = Ar, Kr, Xe) molecules? Topological study using the electron localisation function (ELF) and electron localisability indicator (ELI-D). Structural Chemistry. 27, pp. 57-64. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11224-015-0719-0

Diversity of the nature of the nitrogen-oxygen bond in inorganic and organic nitrites in the light of topological analysis of electron localisation function (ELF)

Berski, S. and Gordon, A. J. 2016. Diversity of the nature of the nitrogen-oxygen bond in inorganic and organic nitrites in the light of topological analysis of electron localisation function (ELF). in: Applications of Topological Methods in Molecular Chemistry https://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/978-3-319-29022-5_19 Springer. pp. 529-551

On the nature of interactions in the F2OXe…NCCH3 complex: Is there the Xe(IV)-N bond?

Makarewicz, E,, Lundell, J., Gordon, A.J. and Berski, S. 2016. On the nature of interactions in the F2OXe…NCCH3 complex: Is there the Xe(IV)-N bond? Journal of Computational Chemistry. 37 (20), pp. 1876-1886. https://doi.org/10.1002/jcc.24402

The electronic structure of the xenon insertion compounds XXe–MX2 (X = F, Cl, Br, I; M = B, Al, Ga)

Makarewicz, E., Gordon, A. and Berski, S. 2016. The electronic structure of the xenon insertion compounds XXe–MX2 (X = F, Cl, Br, I; M = B, Al, Ga). Polyhedron. 117, pp. 97-109. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.poly.2016.05.025

The nature of inter- and intramolecular interactions in F2OXe…HX (X= F, Cl, Br, I) complexes

Makarewicz, E., Lundell, J., Gordon, A.J. and Berski, S. 2016. The nature of inter- and intramolecular interactions in F2OXe…HX (X= F, Cl, Br, I) complexes. Journal of Molecular Modeling. 22 (119). https://doi.org/10.1007/s00894-016-2970-8

Importance of entrepreneurship for students and academics.

Gordon, A.J. 2024. Importance of entrepreneurship for students and academics.

The challenges of leading and managing Polish Saturday schools in the United Kingdom.

Gordon, A. J. and Kozinska, M.A. 2024. The challenges of leading and managing Polish Saturday schools in the United Kingdom.

Building collaborations for a better future: Empowering diverse communities in Kent through collaboration, innovation and research

Gordon, A. J. and Stancu, R. F. 2024. Building collaborations for a better future: Empowering diverse communities in Kent through collaboration, innovation and research.

Creative strategies for implementing digital tools

Gordon, A.J. and Keane, K. 2024. Creative strategies for implementing digital tools .

Harnessing the power of AI in business

Gordon, A. J. and Keane, K. 2024. Harnessing the power of AI in business.

A self-study of teaching teachers using Epistemic Insight

Warhurst, A., Gordon, A.J. and Campbell, R. 2024. A self-study of teaching teachers using Epistemic Insight.

Exploring leadership and entrepreneurship in Polish supplementary schools in England: A pilot study

Gordon, A. J. and Kozinska, M.A. 2024. Exploring leadership and entrepreneurship in Polish supplementary schools in England: A pilot study.

Female entrepreneurship: Challenges and opportunities

Gordon, A.J. 2024. Female entrepreneurship: Challenges and opportunities.

The nature of the triple Btriple bondB, double, Bdouble bondB, single, B–B, and one-electron, B.B boron-boron bonds from the topological analysis of electron localisation function (ELF) perspective

Mierzwa, G., Gordon, A.J. and Berski, S. 2020. The nature of the triple Btriple bondB, double, Bdouble bondB, single, B–B, and one-electron, B.B boron-boron bonds from the topological analysis of electron localisation function (ELF) perspective. Journal of Molecular Structure. 1221, p. 128530. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.molstruc.2020.128530

The nature of multiple boron-nitrogen bonds studied using electron localization function (ELF), electron density (AIM), and natural bond orbital (NBO) methods

Mierzwa, G., Gordon, A.J. and Berski, S. 2020. The nature of multiple boron-nitrogen bonds studied using electron localization function (ELF), electron density (AIM), and natural bond orbital (NBO) methods. Journal of Molecular Modeling. 26 (136), pp. 1-23. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00894-020-04374-9

Topological analysis of the electron localisation function (ELF) applied to the electronic structure of oxaziridine: the nature of N-O bond

Michalski, M., Gordon, A.J. and Berski, S. 2019. Topological analysis of the electron localisation function (ELF) applied to the electronic structure of oxaziridine: the nature of N-O bond. Stuctural Chemistry. 30, pp. 2181-2189. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11224-019-01407-9

Topological analysis of electron localisation function: Unlocking the nature of B-C chemical bond. Possible existence of multiple bonds B@C and B„C

Mierzwa, G., Gordon, A.J. and Berski, S. 2019. Topological analysis of electron localisation function: Unlocking the nature of B-C chemical bond. Possible existence of multiple bonds B@C and B„C. Polyhedron. 170, pp. 180-187. https://doi.org/https://doi.org/10.1016/j.poly.2019.05.035

The nature of the T=T double bond (T = B, Al, Ga, In) in dialumene and its derivatives: topological study of the electron localization function (ELF)

Michalski, M., Gordon, A.J. and Berski, S. 2019. The nature of the T=T double bond (T = B, Al, Ga, In) in dialumene and its derivatives: topological study of the electron localization function (ELF). Journal of Molecular Modeling. 25, p. 211. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00894-019-4075-7

The electronic structure of molecules with the B F and B Cl bond in light of the topological analysis of electron localization function: Possibility of multiple bonds?

Mierzwa, G., Gordon, A.J. and Berski, S. 2018. The electronic structure of molecules with the B F and B Cl bond in light of the topological analysis of electron localization function: Possibility of multiple bonds? International Journal of Quantum Chemistry. 118, p. e25781. https://doi.org/10.1002/qua.25781

On the nature of the boron–copper interaction. Topological study of the electron localisation function (ELF)

Mierzwa, G., Gordon, A.J. and Berski, S. 2018. On the nature of the boron–copper interaction. Topological study of the electron localisation function (ELF). New Journal of Chemistry . 42, pp. 17096-17114. https://doi.org/10.1039/c8nj03516d

Characterisation of the reaction mechanism between ammonia and formaldehyde from the topological analysis of ELF and catastrophe theory perspective

Cmikiewicz, A., Gordon, A.J. and Berski, S. 2018. Characterisation of the reaction mechanism between ammonia and formaldehyde from the topological analysis of ELF and catastrophe theory perspective. Structural Chemistry. 29, pp. 243-255. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11224-017-1024-x

The DFT study on the reaction between benzaldehyde and 4-amine-4H-1,2,4-triazole and their derivatives as a source of stable hemiaminals and schiff bases. Effect of substitution and solvation on the reaction mechanism

Berski, S., Gordon, A. J. and Ciunik, Z.L. 2015. The DFT study on the reaction between benzaldehyde and 4-amine-4H-1,2,4-triazole and their derivatives as a source of stable hemiaminals and schiff bases. Effect of substitution and solvation on the reaction mechanism. Journal of Molecular Modeling. 21, p. 57. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00894-015-2606-4

Nature of the bonding in the AuNgX (Ng = Ar, Kr, Xe; X = F, Cl, Br, I) molecules. Topological study on electron density and the electron localization function (ELF)

Makarewicz, E., Gordon, A. J. and Berski, S. 2015. Nature of the bonding in the AuNgX (Ng = Ar, Kr, Xe; X = F, Cl, Br, I) molecules. Topological study on electron density and the electron localization function (ELF). Journal of Physical Chemistry A. 119 (11), p. 2401–2412. https://doi.org/10.1021/jp508266k

On the multiple B-O bonding using the topological analysis of electron localisation function (ELF)

Mierzwa, G., Gordon, A. J., Latajka, Z. and Berski, S. 2014. On the multiple B-O bonding using the topological analysis of electron localisation function (ELF). Computational and Theoretical Chemistry. 1053, pp. 130-141. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.comptc.2014.10.003
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