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Evolving molecular bioscience education

12—13 April 2018

University of Chester, UK



Thursday 12 April 2018
09:00 - 10:30 Registration

10:30 - 10:45 Welcome and Introduction

10:45 - 11:30 Award Lecture (Biochemical Society Teaching Award)

Sharing best Practice, networking in Europe and educational research

Thursday 12 April 2018
11:30 - 12:00
- Networking and best practice across Europe
Gul Guner Akdogan
12:00 - 12:30
- Molecular bioscience educational research & challenges achieving publication
Luciane V Mello and Angel Herraez
12:30 - 12:50 Panel Discussion

12:50 - 14:00 Lunch and Networking

Teaching large cohorts to include engaging and interactive teaching methods and ways to efficiently assess and provide feedback to large groups of students

Thursday 12 April 2018
14:00 - 14:20
- Textwall for interacting with large cohorts
Mark Huxham
14:20 - 14:40
Technology to engage large cohorts
Peter Alston
14:40 - 15:00
Giving feedback to large student cohorts
Peter Klappa
15:00 - 15:30 Panel Discussion

15:30 - 16:00 Tea/ Coffee Break

16:00 - 16:30 Interactive small group workshop
Sharing best practice in Europe, Teaching large cohorts, or Educational Research

16:30 - 17:00 Tell us about your work

17:00 - 19:00 Drinks Reception/ Poster Session

19:00 Dinner

Undergraduate student final year projects

Friday 13 April 2018
09:30 - 10:00
Different types of final year projects and employability
Dave Lewis
10:00 - 10:30
Evolution of an alternative Honours project
Debbie Bevitt
10:30 - 11:00
Preparing undergraduates for final year research projects
Frank Michelangeli
11:00 - 11:30 Tea/ Coffee break

11:30 - 12:00 Panel Discussion

12:00 - 12:30 Tell us about your work

12:30 - 13:50 Lunch, Networking and Poster Session

Teaching and supporting postgraduate and international students

Friday 13 April 2018
13:50 - 14:10
The PhD student and supervisor relationship
Robert Harris
14:10 - 14:30
Teaching international students
Steve Minchin
14:30 - 14:50
"Orpheus project” Standardising biomedical science PhD training across Europe
Michael Mulvany
14:50 - 15:10 Panel Discussion

15:10 - 15:30 Tea/ Coffee Break

15:30 - 16:00 Interactive small group workshop
Postgraduate Students” and “International Students”

16:00 - 16:15 Concluding remarks

16:15 Conference close and depart