This week Hannah and Mellisa have started work on POSS related projects and Harriet and Zaynah have started investigating Chemophobia. Here’s hoping for a successful and productive set of projects!
This week Katherine is off to the Teaching Fellow’s meeting in Liverpool and will be presenting on Calamity & Creativity in Chemistry: Alternative Assessment to Promote Information Literacy.
The slides can be viewed on SlideShare.
Katherine is presenting on the use of TESTA (Transforming the Experience of Students Through Assessment) to evaluate the recent review of the Chemistry curriculum carried out at Keele at the Variety in Chemistry Education 2014 conference in Durham this week.
This week Tom and Hannah begin work on a project funded by Pathway Intermediates Ltd. They will be working in the multi-user lab for 8 weeks.
It’s that time of year again… Gillian and Matt will be working on POSS inorganic-organic hybrids while Daniel will be working on POSS dendrimers. Welcome!
Katherine is off to Birmingham tomorrow to present a poster on the CLEARS project (http://www.kjhaxton.com/?p=96), and an oral presentation on screencast oral presentations. More information about the HEA STEM conference: http://www.heacademy.ac.uk/events/detail/2012/17_18_Apr_HEA_STEM_2013_Conf_Bham
It’s that time of year when the new third year project students start. Hoping the research goes well!
Tim submitted his MPhil Thesis on dendrimer drug delivery. Now for the viva…
Katherine attended Variety in Chemistry in Edinburgh and presented on screencasting to enhance lectures with Dr David McGarvey, and on screencast oral presentations as a first year assessment.
Katherine and Dr Laura Hancock have been awarded funding by Keele University for a teaching innovation project
Chemistry Laboratory Engagement and Assessment of Risk and Safety (CLEARS)