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Inspiring morning at C21 Curriculum Conference…

Posted on 27 March 2015 by Paul Brennan

This morning I had the privilage of listening to three very interesting talks during the 5th Annual Curriculum Conference at the Cardiff University School of Medicine. I am going to […]

Being proud of your Athena SWAN Action Plan…

Posted on 6 March 2015 by Paul Brennan

I've been thinking a lot of about Athena SWAN Action Plans. Action Plans are often the last part of an Athena SWAN application and sometimes we're in a bit rush as […]

Inspired by colleagues and students…

Posted on 2 February 2015 by Paul Brennan

I work with some amazing people - open-minded, creative and enthusiastic people - students, administrators and academic staff. These people encourage me to be brave and enthusiastic too. They make […]

My first experiences of Case Based Learning….

Posted on 19 January 2015 by Paul Brennan

Last week I completed the first full cycle of facilitation of Case Based Learning. Case Based Learning represents a significant change in the delivery of the Medical Curriculum in the […]

Cancer & Genetics Student Selected Component…

Posted on 11 November 2014 by Paul Brennan

Last week, the Institute of Cancer and Genetics hosted a new Student Selected Component for Year 2 Medical Students. The feedback was very positive.  Both students and tutors were happy […]

Things to consider for your Athena SWAN Action Plan….

Posted on 23 October 2014 by Paul Brennan

For I while I thought, probably arrogantly, that getting an Athena SWAN Bronze Award shouldn't be that difficult. I think it depends on just two things: An honest appraisal of […]

Learning javascript and D3.js to produce Electives World 2014

Posted on 10 October 2014 by Paul Brennan

Earlier this year I decided that I would work towards improving my data analysis and visualisation skills. I bought a book entitled Visualise This which proved a very interesting read. There […]

Making the case for “chalk and talk”…

Posted on 2 October 2014 by Paul Brennan

Yesterday, I spent a very interesting morning at the University of Bath with Professor Michael Danson. I attended my first Enzyme Kinetics lecture for over twenty years. I went to […]

Serving web pages through Learning Central

Posted on 29 August 2014 by Paul Brennan

This week, thanks to Allan Theophanides from the Cardiff University Enhanced Learning Technology Team, I learned how to serve web pages through Learning Central. Learning Central is the local name […]

Growth in Athena SWAN awards….

Posted on 27 March 2014 by Paul Brennan

I help to promote Athena SWAN in the School of Medicine, in Cardiff University and nationally by participating in Athena SWAN Assessment Panels. Athena SWAN is a charter that recognises […]