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  • Alan Cann

    For He’s A Jolly Good (Senior) Fellow

    When I started my PhD I thought about research. In the UK there are no lectures for PhD students, it’s purely about the thesis. It is perfectly feasible to leave a UK university completely ignorant of anything to do with teaching. I’ve been lucky at Leicester as I’ve met Prof. Derek Raine, who heads the […] More

  • Science teaching resource

    Science teaching resource

    Relatively new to me – so maybe new to some of my devoted legion of readers (many of whom may be involved in teaching science, plant or otherwise) and therefore worthy of sharing – is news of the Understanding Science teaching resource. Yes, it’s ‘American’. So, you might be annoyed by the idiosyncratic spellings. And […] More