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  • Our evolving departmental print

    We've been working on new versions of our civil engineering and chemical engineering departmental brochures. A lot has changed since we last updated them, so we've taken a slightly new approach this year. CMA and its impact The Competition Markets...

  • A toolkit for user testing (what I learnt at IWMW)

    Last month I went to the Institutional Web Management Workshop (that’s IWMW for those of us who enjoy sounding like we’re speaking in tongues). This involved lectures, workshops and masterclasses by a great bunch of speakers from web-related roles in...

  • Why we should all go to Transgender Awareness training

    My (naïve) background A few months ago, I signed up to go on the Transgender Awareness Training offered by the University, and with Pride having gripped the nation recently I thought it would be a good time to go through...

  • Marketing and Web Team - 30 second update

    What have we been working on this year? Sent out UG and PGT e-communications to offer holders through the new CRM system Transitioned the Department of Electronic & Electrcial Engineering to the new CMS (just waiting to press the go...

  • Learning technology - What's out there? Peer assessment

    Welcome to our short blog series as we highlight learning activities and technologies you want to know more about. This month we'll tell you about... Peer assessment Peer assessment is when students assess and provide feedback on each others' work....

  • Jisc Connect More

    Rachel Applegate and I attended the Jisc Connect More event in Bristol (27 June 2017) and listened to some interesting presentations about digital capabilities - for students and staff.  We've summarised the sessions in the PDF below with some of...

  • Seven Questions with Iain Forster-Smith

    Recently I chatted to Iain Forster-Smith about his experience as Director of Administration in the Faculty of Engineering and Design.  I asked Iain to describe his role in one sentence and his response was: "making sure we are providing the...