Tag: teaching

Full or Associate Professor in Earth and Climate at VU Amsterdam

I would like to publicize the current vacancy for a Full or Associate Professor within the “Earth & Climate” cluster at the VU Amsterdam. Having worked in Amsterdam now for just over two years I really enjoy living in the Netherlands, and find the…

Enhancing fieldwork learning

Enhancing Fieldwork Learning Showcase 2016 University of Reading, Whiteknights Campus 12-13th September 2016 Sign up to attend this years showcase which will include: Nocturnal camera trapping Underwater camera work Field microscopy Drones in teaching and research. Virtual fieldwork Using e-books as lab notes Linking…

Palaeoecology at UvA and Twente 2015: Teaching and Learning

By Crystal McMichael The month-long palaeoecology module at UvA is coming to an end. We have had two weeks of lectures and microscope work, an introduction to quantitative palaeoecology, and we just finished a week of fieldwork in Twente, which is in the easternmost…

Paleoecology course University of Amsterdam

Last week, Will – our new associate professor at the University of Amsterdam – joined us on the field residential module of the undergraduate “Paleoecology” course; 7 days exploring the sediments and vegetation of the Twente region of the Netherlands. The experience provided Will…

Teaching in the field: Foundations, feedback and fun

My final teaching job for The Open University was to help deliver the “Sedimentary Rocks & Fossils in the Field” section of the Level 2 Practical Science module (SXG288) offered by the Science Faculty. I have been involved in all three presentations of this…

PCRG November & December

The last two months of 2012 were exceptionally busy!  On the research front Grants took centre stage for much of my time. First writing for the NERC December 1st deadline was pressured as usual, and second response to reviewers comments on the July submission was interesting….