How do I help students in the lab? – part 1

Over the past year I have been keeping a record of the different questions that students ask me when I’ve been demonstrating in undergraduate teaching laboratories. \ Why am I doing this? I’ve been supervising students in undergraduate laboratories for a number of years and it’s still a big part of my job. At the … More How do I help students in the lab? – part 1

Methods in Chemistry Education Research 2017 (#MICER17)

As well as teaching chemistry, I am charged with the task to find ways of improving the quality of our teaching, but how am I supposed to go about doing this? Where do I start? How do I know if my changes have actually improved students’ knowledge and skills? Answering these questions has changed my … More Methods in Chemistry Education Research 2017 (#MICER17)

USEF Award for Nimesh!

Nimesh has been awarded a full University Student Education Fellowship 2016-17 from the University of Leeds. The fellowship is awarded by the University to recognise and award excellence in student education. The award includes £15,000 funding to develop a project in teaching and learning that aligns with the University’s strategic priorities for student education. More … More USEF Award for Nimesh!

Teaching Enhancement Project Funded by LITE

Nimesh has been awarded a prestigious Teaching Enhancement Project by the newly established Leeds Institute for Teaching Excellence (LITE) for a project titled ”A strategy to enhance conceptual understanding using active learning”. The project includes funding from LITE (£3,000) and the School of Chemistry (£1,600) and 02. FTE to enhance student education using active learning. … More Teaching Enhancement Project Funded by LITE