2017 Science Teaching & Learning grant recipients
Project team School Project
Ahern, Kidd, Wright, Zedler, Mills, Shapter, Goff & Cawdell Veterinary Science Embracing technology to improve the teaching of the mechanics of motion and lameness for UQ students across the Gatton campus
Aitken, Schmidt, Leemon & Fechner Agriculture & Food Sciences Fungal biology experts: video vignettes for new summer semester online third-level courses
Allebrook, Kartsonaki, Lawrie & Sharpe Chemistry & Molecular Biosciences Widening first-year chemistry student participation in online, blended and flexible modes of learning
Beasley, Gibson, Knott, McEwan, Owen, O’Leary, Wright and Shapter Veterinary Science Development of discipline-focused, adaptive, eLearning tutorials for students in veterinary science programs
Bernie Degnan & Sandie Degnan Biological Sciences Undergraduate engagement in international marine research and biodiversity assessment using NOAA-automated reef monitoring systems
Riley, Grondahl & Gentle Chemistry & Molecular Biosciences Developing advanced science workshops using available big data
Shapter, Gibson, Kempster, Scotney, Schull & Spowart Veterinary Science Building enduring in-house capacity for developing audiovisual resources for student portfolio enhancement and self-directed learning
Tanurdzic & Johnson Biological Sciences Starting off right: improving the transition to university by increasing student engagement in the practical component of a large first-year biology course
Ward Biological Sciences

Value-adding to the research experiences of undergraduate and Masters students on Heron Island field courses

West & Wang Chemistry & Molecular Biosciences Developing and conducting high-throughput antimicrobial compound screening in MICR3003

 

2017 Science equipment grants

Lead investigator School Project
Bansal Agriculture & Food Sciences Enhancing students’ practical skills in food material processing and characterisation
DeVoss Chemistry & Molecular Biosciences UPLC-MS: a workplace analytical technique in the Undergraduate Laboratory
Fraser Veterinary Science Enhancing independent student learning by video-endoscopy
Hudson Agriculture & Food Sciences Enabling the teaching of nucleic acid analysis, visualisation and quantitation in School of Agriculture and Food Sciences Gatton
Jennings Mathematics & Physics Using iPads to collect rich, in-class feedback to improve student understanding
Johnson Biological Sciences Enriching student experience and enhancing employability for genetics students
Johnstone Earth & Environmental Sciences Equipment that allows every OHS Science student hands-on, work-ready experience with sampling air, noise and other hazards
Teasdale Biomedical Sciences A comprehensive light and fluorescence microscopy learning experience for Advanced Science students
Zalucki Biological Sciences New equipment to enhance the student experience in ecology field courses: enabling the dark side

Previous recipients

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