Teaching Matters

School of Chemistry

Highlights from the School of Chemistry.

Review lectures for student revision

There is often a significant time interval between lectures on a topic and the examination. To help students in their revision, Dr Peter Kirsop created a series of review lectures.

Development and self-assessment of academic writing skills

Students in Year 3 and 4 complete a range of activities in order to develop their scientific writing skills in preparation for their final year project and thesis.

Introducing problem-solving in the laboratory

PTAS funded project
Developing a problem-based approach for an inorganic laboratory for Year 3 students.

Online assessment and feedback of chemistry laboratory work

Dr Michael Seery is leading a project involving the use of GradeMark through Learn to provide a consistent grading rubric for laboratory experiments in physical chemistry.