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MEIN Faculty Education Innovation Award 2021

The Medical Education Innovation Network’s Innovation Award recognises and celebrates outstanding innovative teaching practice taking place in the Faculty of Medicine. 

The 2020-21 inaugural award is open to individuals or teams from across our educational community involved in our undergraduate and postgraduate programmes, including staff (academic and non-academic) and students. 

Educational innovation is not limited to the use of technology. Examples of innovation in education can include: research supervision, curriculum design, assessment practices, student support and/or pastoral roles.  

Award criteria and the application process is available here. Deadline is Friday 30 July.

Global Accessibility Awareness Day 2021

On Thursday 20th May, we celebrated the tenth annual Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD).  The purpose of GAAD is to get everyone talking, thinking and learning about digital access/inclusion and people with different disabilities. We took the opportunity to highlight a number of resources and links, that illustrate good practice …

Uyiosa Ogunbor, a final year medical student receives Akindolie Scholarship

Our thanks to Dr Scott Border for highlighting the following student achievement.  Dr Border is Principal Teaching Fellow in Anatomy, founding member of the Medical Education Innovation Network (MEIN) and host of the Teaching and Scholarship Podcast.  He is passionate about developing online learning platforms and peer teaching.  He is …

eCoffee @ SGH: Video meetings and tutorials

December’s eCoffee involved an experimental live event: could we run a session about video meetings simultaneously as a face-to-face session and online for remote participants? While this sounds like something that potentially could involve specialist equipment and planning, we took a more informal approach – reflecting the way in which …