Think-pair-share, Peer instruction, Student feedback, Flipped lectures, How do people learn, Key knowledge and skills, E-learning, Problem based learning, Research integrated learning, Virtual laboratory exercises, Student centrered learning, Project based learning - workshop - NBS

FEBS-IUBMB Workshop on Education in Molecular Life Sciences

18 – 19 Sept 2015

Hosted by

The Norwegian Biochemical Society, The Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences and Department of Biosciences, University of Oslo

Organized by

Dr Winnie Eskild, University of Oslo, representing NBS
Dr Gül Güner, Dokuz Eylül University, Chair of the FEBS Education Committee


Dr Robin Wright - speakers - workshop - nbs

University of Minnesota, USA


Dr Jane Saffell - speakers - workshop - nbs

Imperial College London, UK


Dr Julian Park - speakers - workshop - nbs

University of Reading, UK


Dr Gus Cameron - speakers - workshop - nbs

University of Bristol, UK


Aarhus University at Aarhus, DK

Dr Jeremy Pritchard - speakers - workshop - nbs

Birmingham University, UK


Dr Gül Güner-Akdoğan - speakers - workshop - nbs

Dokuz Eylul University, TR


University of Manchester, UK

Dr Francesco Michelangeli - speakers - workshop - nbs

University of Birmingham, UK


Dr Trine Meza - speakers - workshop - nbs

The Norwegian Competence Centre for Education (NOKUT), Oslo, NO

University of Oslo, NO

Dr Vigdis Vandvik - speakers - workshop - nbs

University of Bergen, NO


Dr Estefania Mucino Castillo - speakers - workshop - nbs

Sorbonne Universities, FR

Dr Maaroof Fakhri - speakers - workshop - nbs

Science Communicator | Scientific Collaboration Specialist at Labster, DK


Friday Sept 18th

11:15 – 11:45 Registration and sandwich lunch 

11:45 – 12:00 Welcome ”New Trends in Teaching and Learning”

12:00 – 12:40 ”How do people learn” Robin Wright, University of Minnesota, USA

12:40 – 13:20 ”Think-pair-share” and “peer instruction” Ole Eggers Bjælde, University of Aarhus, DK

13.20 – 14:00 ”Story of a paper” Jane Saffell, Faculty of Medicine, Imperial College, London, UK

14.00 – 14:30 ”What key knowledge and skills are required from a Molecular Life Scientist?” Francesco Michelangeli, University of Birmingham, UK

14.30 – 14.40 Introduction to the Small Group Discussions

14:40 – 15:40 ”Poster viewing, Coffee and Break into groups 

15:40 – 16:30 Small group discussions (1) (one group on each of the four topics: Education approaches, student involvement, creation of knowledge, key knowledge and skills, generic skills)

16:30 – 17:20 Presentation of small group discussions and panel discussion.

17:20 – 17:40 ”Student wishes for efficient education” A representative from student council of IBV/BIO and Estefania Mucino Castillo, The German Society of Biochemistry, DE

17:40 – 18:20 “The Bologna Process and the ECTS system, how to calculate credits” Trine Meza, NOKUT, Oslo, NO

 Buffet dinner 

Saturday Sept 19th

09:00 – 09:40 ”Flipped lectures” and “recorded lectures” Jeremy Pritchards, University of Birmingham, UK

09:40 – 10:05 “Problem-based-learning and the Manchester Experience” Keith Elliott, University of Manchester, UK

10:05 – 10:30 “Application of Problem-based-learning, the Izmir Experience” Gül Güner, Dokuz Eylul University, TR

10:30 – 11:10 “Different ways of giving students feedback” Julian Park, University of Reading, UK

11:10 – 11:30 Coffee and break into groups

11:30 – 12-10 Small group discussions (2) (one group on each of the three topics: Flipped lectures, recorded lectures, student feed-back and two groups on Problem-based-learning)

12:10 – 12:40 Presentation of small group discussions and panel discussion.

12:40 – 13:10 Lunch

13:10 – 13:40 ”Centre of Excellence in Biology Education” Vigdis Vandvik, University of Bergen, NO

13:40 – 14:00 ”Preliminary experience with new educational methods” Melinka Alonso Butenko, University of Oslo, NO

14:00 – 15:00 “New possibilities with the next generation of virtual laboratory teaching”
1) eBioLabs (w/hands-on) Gus Cameron, University of Bristol, UK
2) Labster Virtual Laboratories (w/hands-on) Labster Copenhagen, DK

15:00 – 16:00 Coffee and small group discussions (3) (Virtual laboratory excersises) 

16:00 – 16:30 Presentation of small group discussions and panel discussion.

16:30 – 17:00 Feedback and close


General information

  • Location

    University of Oslo – View map    or  streetview  

  • Registration fee

    NOK 1 300 approx. € 150

  • Payment

    After registration you will receive a confirmation and invoice. Your registration is confirmed when payment is received our account.

  • Accommodation / Hotel

    For accommodation we recommend the following hotels:

Smarthotel Scandic Holberg Thon Hotel Gyldenløve
Single room: NOK 695
Double room: NOK 875
Single room: NOK 985
Double room: NOK 1 165
Single room: NOK 795
Double room: NOK 995
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or by email
Booking code: NBS Booking code: NBS180915 Booking code: 22728723

NB! Remember to refer to booking code when ordering. Participant is personally responsible for the accommodation.

Registration form

The registration is closed.

Please contact Winnie Eskild for more information.

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