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New from Learning Science: Bioscience Resources for Autumn 2018

Learning Science are pleased to announce over a dozen NEW bioscience interactive resources! Available at no extra cost in our bioscience pre-lab library, the expansion covers topics including microbiology, immunodetection, lab equipment, qPCR and more.

Find out more about what’s included in the new release here.

Enhance, not replace: Why real university teaching labs are irreplaceable

Teaching labs across the country are going through a time of transition, including the introduction of learning technology. In recent years we have seen the development and potential of virtual labs which could be used to replace teaching labs.

However, real university teaching labs are invaluable; irreplaceable, even. Here are our top four reasons why.

How the University of Glasgow’s School of Chemistry transformed its teaching labs

This semester, the University of Glasgow’s School of Chemistry have transformed two teaching lab units with learning technology.

In doing so, they have enhanced student confidence in the lab, made more efficient use of  lab time and improved the quality, consistency and timeliness of feedback whilst reducing the staff marking burden.

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: