Category Archives: School of Chemistry, Food and Pharmacy

Blackboard collaborate cross-campus tutorials as a useful tool to enhance the Part One Pharmacy student experience at the University of Reading Malaysia

Dr Darius Wider, School of Chemistry, Food and Pharmacy d.widera@reading.ac.uk Overview After a successful application to act as one of the early adopters of Blackboard Collaborate at the University of Reading, this technology platform was used for a series of … Continue reading

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Managing transition to the MPharm Degree

Dr John Brazier, Chemistry, Food and Pharmacy j.a.brazier@reading.ac.uk Overview The MPharm degree at the University of Reading has a diverse student cohort, in terms of both ethnicity and previous academic experience. During the most recent development of our programme, we … Continue reading

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Final Year Group Based Research Projects

Professor Elizabeth Page and Dr Philippa Cranwell, Chemistry, Food and Pharmacy e.m.page@reading.ac.uk Year of activity: 2015-16 Overview Group-based research projects have been introduced into the BSc Chemistry programme for final year students. Small teams of students investigate different aspects of … Continue reading

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Filling the skills gap: information literacy skills throughout the degree programme

Jackie Skinner, Library jackie.skinner@reading.ac.uk Year of activity: 2015-16 Overview This is an ongoing project to devise and implement a framework of skills to be developed by undergraduate students in Food and Nutritional Sciences throughout their degree programme. I have worked … Continue reading

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Developing independent learners – a first year skills module

Professor Elizabeth Page, Chemistry, Food and Pharmacy e.m.page@reading.ac.uk Overview A series of skills based modules running through the three years of the BSc and MChem Chemistry programmes has been developed. The aim is to promote independent learning and the development … Continue reading

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Assessing the impact of internationalisation on students, from both a UK student perspective and a NUIST student perspective

Dr Philippa Cranwell, School of Chemistry, Food and Pharmacy p.b.cranwell@reading.ac.uk Year(s) of activity: 2014/15 Overview The project assessed the impact of the intake of a cohort of 16 3+1 BSc Applied Chemistry students on the existing undergraduate students on programmes … Continue reading

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