PeerWise ACCESS (All-Ireland Collaborative Chemistry Education Shared Space).

Barry Ryan (@CBS_Lecturer) of Technical University Dublin gives us a written overview of the PeerWise ACCESS programme; a multi-institutional strategy to support asynchronous student learning as they transition to third-level education. The aim of our four-institution collaboration was to investigate if PeerWise could be used to support asynchronous, multi-institution, student learning in third-level, foundation chemistry. … Continue reading PeerWise ACCESS (All-Ireland Collaborative Chemistry Education Shared Space).

vViCEPHEC content going live

The Variety in Chemistry Education/Physics Higher Education conference website is now being populated with recorded talks and posters, along with discussion forums and information on our live capstone event on Friday 21st August. Please take a look at the programme and register for the live event here. If you have any suggestions for social activities that the steering committee … Continue reading vViCEPHEC content going live

Second EuroVariety 2019 Bursary winner report

Dr. Roy Lowry MRSC CChem FHEA (website) of the Centre for Chemical Sciences, University of Plymouth, is another recipient of a RSC Higher Education Group bursary to attend the EUChemS Eurovariety in Chemistry Education conference 2019, held in Prato, Italy. This is his account of the experience and the benefit of attendance. "Whilst I have been a … Continue reading Second EuroVariety 2019 Bursary winner report

Extended Student Introductions

Summarising from her presentation given to the “Supporting University Students in Chemistry during Hybrid Teaching” meeting (Online, 17th July 2020), Claire McDonnell (@clairemcd_chem) of Technical University Dublin gives us a written overview of the scheme. Rationale for introducing extended introductions Integrating extended induction activities into first year is one approach which can help our students … Continue reading Extended Student Introductions

Report: Eurovariety Bursary winner 2019

Dr Tom Anderson MRSC FHEA (@DrTomAnderson1) of the Department of Chemistry, University of Sheffield was awarded a bursary by the RSC Higher Education Group to attend the EUChemS Eurovariety in Chemistry Education conference 2019, held in Prato, Italy. This is his brief account of the experience and the benefit of attendance to him and his … Continue reading Report: Eurovariety Bursary winner 2019