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  • Today it was announced that the American athlete Sha’Carri Richardson had tested positive for carboxy – THC (the main metabolite of THC, the active ingredient in cannabis), during the Olympic trials in […]

    Should cannabis be banned as a performance enhancing drug?

    Today it was announced that the American athlete Sha’Carri Richardson had tested positive for carboxy – THC (the main metabolite of THC, the active ingredient in cannabis), during the Olympic trials in […]

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  • For Universities, and in particular science education, some of the main issues we faced have been how to deal with closed laboratories (see this blog piece), exams and lectures. I'll have a look at exams and lectures here.

    Is this the end of the lecture and exams?

    For Universities, and in particular science education, some of the main issues we faced have been how to deal with closed laboratories (see this blog piece), exams and lectures. I'll have a look at exams and lectures here.

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  • The One That Got Away This is another of my ‘BitRot’ inspired doodles from the summer, transferred from a google note into this blog piece. I did actually voice type it on […]

    What is your idea that got away?

    The One That Got Away This is another of my ‘BitRot’ inspired doodles from the summer, transferred from a google note into this blog piece. I did actually voice type it on […]

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  • At the moment I feel like Rumpelstiltskin trying to find golden threads of what we have delivered over the past year. Some say that this year will have changed University education forever, I must agree, I htink we can take some really positive things from it. We also need to see what aspects of the face to face and campus experience we have really missed and look at getting those back as soon as possible.

    Finding the positives from online learning in a pandemic

    At the moment I feel like Rumpelstiltskin trying to find golden threads of what we have delivered over the past year. Some say that this year will have changed University education forever, I must agree, I htink we can take some really positive things from it. We also need to see what aspects of the face to face and campus experience we have really missed and look at getting those back as soon as possible.

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  • his blog has some thoughts on notes from designing the shift from fully campus based learning to a blended approach for the start of the academic year in September 2020. Instead of being simply a backwards review I have posted as it is still relevant and contains challenges we face to move into the next academic year - either with or without covid-19 in attendance.

    The big shift online

    his blog has some thoughts on notes from designing the shift from fully campus based learning to a blended approach for the start of the academic year in September 2020. Instead of being simply a backwards review I have posted as it is still relevant and contains challenges we face to move into the next academic year - either with or without covid-19 in attendance.

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  • One of the hardest parts of dealing with the pandemic has been managing the closure of practical labs for our students. With the overnight closure of the university in March 2020 we […]

    Dealing with lab closure and the student practical experience

    One of the hardest parts of dealing with the pandemic has been managing the closure of practical labs for our students. With the overnight closure of the university in March 2020 we […]

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