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) http://www.keele.ac.uk/lpdc/teachinginnovationprojectsscheme/chemistrylaboratoryengagementandassessmentofriskandsafetyclears/
Welcome to Prakash and Nicole who will be working on an industry funded project this summer.
Katherine’s ‘In your element’ piece for Nature Chemistry was just published. Haxton KJ. ‘All About Arsenic’ Nat Chem. 2011 Aug 23;3(9):744. doi:10.1038/nchem.1118
Katherine is off to the SciFoo conference in California this weekend.
Jess and Liam will be joining us for 4 weeks under the Nuffield Science Bursary Scheme. They will be working on projects to improve experiments in our undergraduate laboratories.
Katherine has two new publications on aspects of chemistry education. McGarvey D J and Haxton K J. ‘Using Audio for Feedback on Assessments: Tutor and Student Experiences’ Higher Education Academy, Physical Sciences Centre, ‘New Directions in the Teaching of Physical Sciences’, (2011). http://www.heacademy.ac.uk/physsci/publications/newdirections Haxton K J and McGarvey D J. ‘Screencasting as a means of providing timely, general […]