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2017 student e-learning prize – round up

The Health Sciences TEL team recently awarded the 2017 student e-learning prize for innovation in medical education at the Student Excellence event. We shortlisted three excellent projects, and the panel and delegates enjoyed presentations from the students involved on the day. Prize winner – Jessie Heath Jessie was awarded this year’s prize for her Safe …

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www.ontake.co.uk – online simulated cases now available

A group of core medical and surgical trainees have developed Ontake – a free online case-based resource – available at www.ontake.co.uk. Ontake is a library of interactive case-based activities with real-life data from patients that simulate clerking commitments on the wards. The site aims to prepare medical students for work on the surgical or medical admission …

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2017 Aungshuk Ghosh e-Learning Prize – call for nominations

The Aungshuk Ghosh prize is open to all Bristol medical students that have developed innovative technology-enhanced material during their time as an undergraduate. The aim of the prize is to reward and recognise the innovative use of technology or e-learning, which has made a valuable contribution to medical education. This prize is awarded by the …

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Health Sciences TEL Newsletter (November 2016)

Surface Hub The faculty of Health Sciences has started a trial of Microsoft’s new Surface Hub for the MBChB medical programme. Working with UoB Information Services, we have installed 4 of the 55” Surface Hubs; 2 in our Clinical Academies, North Bristol (Southmead hospital) and Somerset (Yeovil District hospital) and 2 at the University, Centre …

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Surface Hub Trial

Surface Hub The faculty of Health Sciences has started a trial of Microsoft’s new Surface Hub for the MBChB medical programme. Working with UoB Information Services, we have installed 4 of the 55” Surface Hubs; 2 in our Clinical Academies, North Bristol (Southmead hospital) and Somerset (Yeovil District hospital) and 2 at the University, Centre …

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Experiences of the ASME ASM Conference, Belfast

I recently attended the ASME medical education conference in Belfast with Jane and Martin, and this is a summary of my experiences at the event. This year, the conference celebrated the 50th anniversary of the Medical Education journal. Lord Cohen lecture The Lord Cohen lecture was delivered by Cynthia Whitehead from the University of Toronto. Cynthia reflected …

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Health Sciences TEL Newsletter (July 2016)

At the end of May we attended the UCISA Spotlight on Digital Capabilities conference. Primarily focusing on staff digital capabilities, we heard from a number of expert speakers covering a host of topics including leadership, pedagogy and effectiveness, assistive technologies and identity. Many important arguments were made and experiences shared after a very engaging two …

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2016 Aungshuk Ghosh e-Learning Prize awards

The 2016 Aungshuk Ghosh e-Learning Prize presentations took place at the Student Excellence in Medicine event in the Great Hall on Friday 26th February. We were treated to three excellent and inspiring presentations by our three shortlisted students. The panel awarded the annual prize to 4th year student Claire Scrivener for her ‘digital approach to the …

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2016 Aungshuk Ghosh e-Learning Prize – submit your nominations by 10th February

The Aungshuk Ghosh prize is open to all Bristol medical students that have developed innovative technology-enhanced material during their time as an undergraduate. The aim of the prize is to reward and recognise the innovative use of technology or e-learning, which has made a valuable contribution to medical education. This prize is awarded by the …

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