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One of my best days in the School of Medicine

Posted on 8 April 2016 by Paul Brennan

Yesterday, I attended the first Cardiff University School of Medicine Away Day and I’m happy to say that I really enjoyed it. I enjoyed seeing my colleagues. I enjoyed talking to people […]

Athena SWAN CALL TO ACTION

Athena SWAN CALL TO ACTION

Posted on 5 October 2015 by Paul Brennan

I have been asked to speak at a new Cardiff University - 'Inspired by...' Seminar Programme. For more details you need access to the Cardiff University intranet. The programme is here. It includes […]

Data analysis by students

Posted on 9 July 2015 by Paul Brennan

As part of the work experience week, we host students from Secondary Schools and Colleges from various parts of South Wales. It’s a large scheme called Science in Health Work […]

What Cardiff University Schools have Athena SWAN Awards?

Posted on 16 April 2015 by Paul Brennan

In order to find out how Athena SWAN is represented in Cardiff University, I have done a small survey of websites within the University. Here's a list of who has […]

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 […]