Physiological Society Teaching Theme Winter Conference QUB School of Medicine Dentistry and Biomedical Sciences

  • Roe, S. (Organiser)
  • Harriet Jones (Invited speaker)
  • David Lewis (Invited speaker)
  • Keane, A. (Invited speaker)
  • Taylor, S. (Speaker)
  • Abdul-Kadhum Al-Modhefer (Speaker)
  • James Jamison (Speaker)
  • Stewart, M. (Speaker)

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conference


Theme; The creation of learning communities in the Biomedical Science Classroom
Sean Roe, QUB, organised this Physiological Society Winter Education Workshop on the creation of learning communities in the biomedical science classroom through the student lifecycle (first year, undergraduate and graduate).

It featured talks by 2 invited speakers (Dr Harriet Jones from the University of East Anglia and Dr David Lewis from the University of Leeds) and one local QUB speaker (Dr Aisling Keane). The second half of the workshop involved interactive workshops in our physiology practical laboratories.

Details of talks and workshops below

Part 1
“Bridging the skills gap from School – University” Dr. Harriet Jones, University of East Anglia
“Application of Activity Theory to contextualise first year students transition to University” Dr. Aisling Keane, Queens University of Belfast
“The use of Internships to enhance graduate employability” Dr Dave Lewis, University of Leeds
Part 2
Interactive workshop on the use of the practical lab to build collaborative and basic statistical skills in first year students
Dr J.P. Jamison and Dr Michael Stewart
Workshop on interdisciplinary teaching to integrate basic skills in medical students into clinical ability.
Dr A. al-Modhefer, Ms. Samatha Taylor
Period11 Jan 2013
Event typeConference
LocationBelfast, United Kingdom
Degree of RecognitionInternational