Category: Uncategorized

Utilising Digital Tools to Enhance Learning in the Laboratory. Highlights from Dr Nicky King’s Presentation.

Walking into a university laboratory for the first time can be terrifying. Your practical instructions appear to be written in code. You smile at your laboratory partner prodding a thriving Staphylococcus aureus petri dish, and wish you had taken that gap year in South America. In my first microbiology laboratory session, I managed to spill…

Read more Utilising Digital Tools to Enhance Learning in the Laboratory. Highlights from Dr Nicky King’s Presentation.

InVEnTA discussions at the International Glaciology British Branch Meeting

  The InVEnTA project uses advances in geospatial and visualisation technology to develop free-roaming interactive virtual environments. The project is run by Steve, Anne, and myself who are all Geographers with expertise in spatial data and Glaciology. Before the start of term we hosted the International Glaciology Society British Branch meeting and so as part of the…

Read more InVEnTA discussions at the International Glaciology British Branch Meeting

e-resources for new ways of teaching and assessing in the laboratory – project blog

Written by Dr Nicky King Our project kicked off in earnest at the start of August as the race was on to get materials ready for the start of term next week for the new 1st year Natural Sciences and Biosciences students. We’re working with Learning Science https://www.learnsci.co.uk/ to build bespoke Smart Worksheets for assessing…

Read more e-resources for new ways of teaching and assessing in the laboratory – project blog