biochemical society

University Education in the Modern World

We were honoured to be asked to contribute an article in the March 2019 edition of SEBBM, the Spanish biochemical society’s journal. The core theme of this edition is “University Education in the Modern World”. We really enjoyed the series, and have summarised each publication below.

Feedback: Completing the Cycle

Feedback cycles are useful concepts in biological systems, our everyday lives, and education. However, Higher Education is finding itself in something of a feedback crisis, with low student satisfaction despite high academic workload in this area. Here we explore how changing our conceptions of feedback in Higher Education could address this, and look at some positive cases of innovative feedback practice within bioscience disciplines.

This is the abstract of my article in the June 2018 edition of The Biochemist magazine from the Biochemical Society about Feedback: Completing the Cycle. Click through to access the whole article.

Biosciences e-learning workshop: follow-up article

On Monday 20th March 2017, the Biochemical Society hosted an e-learning training event at Charles Darwin House in London.

During the morning talks, afternoon workshops and our discussions with delegates at our demo stand, it was great to see so much interest and passion for innovative teaching with technology. We were proud to sponsor and attend the event.


We all really enjoyed the morning talks, each of which offered thought-provoking ideas to take away. Here’s our summary: