Senior Lecturer in Biosciences. Cancer biologist and cell biologist by trade, working on nanoparticle-related anti-tumour agent delivery, and artificial 3D cell culture scaffolds.
Member of Dept. Learning and Teaching team. Education research interests in use of tutor feedback, and mechanisms of feedback delivery.
Cross-faculty panel member on new course validations.
MSc Biosciences course leader, and module leader for modules at Level 5 and 7, on topics such as Cell Biology, Molecular Diagnostics, Cellular Pathology and Cancer Biology. Research project supervisor at Level 6 and Level 7. Tutor on Level 7 Research Methods and Prof. Development, Placement year supervisor, and lecturer on about a dozen other Biosciences-related modules.
Also supervise 4 PhD students and 2 post-doctoral scientists working in cancer, nanoscience and proteomics, but most research is done in my own time when I'm not teaching.
I also do a bit of STEM public engagement work with my Geiger counter.
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Blogs I follow
- David's adventures in the classroom.
- the academic teacher
- The Traditional Teacher
- 3-Star learning experiences
- The Ribosomal Reviewer
- Othmar's Trombone
- The Quirky Teacher
- Raptor Persecution UK
- From experience to meaning...
- The Art of Becoming Tilly
- David Didau: The Learning Spy
- Making Learners Extraordinary ™
- A Teacher's Wonderings
Tag Archives: Feedback
A frequent complaint from students regarding exams is the lack of opportunities to learn from their exams. As such, this has prompted education commentators to question their use, over other assessments where students can learn from the assessment and gain … Continue reading
In this post, I discuss my initial use of simple coloured card voting system for assessing student understanding in a large group University setting. Not a novel concept, but simple and effective. There have been some amusing Twitter debates recently … Continue reading