bioCEED news

Students and teachers from UiB at EuroSoTL 2019 in Bilbao, Spain

A group of master students (Vilde Sandvoll Norderval, Maja Nepstad, Kristoffer Erdal and Marie Josephine Mendy) and lecturers (Anne Bjune, Henriette Linge and Jorun Nyléhn) from UiB newly visited the international conference EuroSoTL in Bilbao, Spain 12.-14. June 2019. The conference was organized by the European group of the International Society for Scholarship of Teaching…

The “ArtsApp” project collecting data for three new studies on motivation and digital tools

Many interesting things happening at the FINNUT project “ArtsApp”. The project is currently collecting data for three studies. First, we are collecting data for an experiment investigating whether framing different goals when students are using ArtsApp or Lids Flora elicit different motivational and learning outcomes. Moreover, we are recruiting participants for a qualitative interview assessing…

Great success with student poster symposium

The BIO-courses SDG214 Life below water , SDG215 Life on land, BIO201 Ecology and BIO241 Behavioural Ecology organized an open joint student poster session on 22nd May. This event turned out to be a major success, with full house of students and faculty alike. It might be that our pizza-serving helped to attract audience ;)…

Join ISSOTL 2019 in Atlanta – Engaged Practices for Social Change

Last year the annual ISSOTL conference “Toward a Learning Culture” took place in Bergen and was hosted by University of Bergen and bioCEED. The international Society of Teaching and Learning is one of the major international SoTL societies, and hosting the society’s 2018 annual conference brought 680 SoTL scholars and students from around the world…

bioCEED at the MNT Conference 2019

The MNT (STEM) Conference is always a great opportunity to meet colleagues from around Norway to be inspired, discuss, present and reflect on teaching and learning in STEM! This year’s conference (MNT2019 – Constructive alignment) lived up to our expectations and we enjoyed many excellent presentations and discussion over the two conference days in beautiful…

AB-202 joins the bioST@TS family

The UNIS course AB-202 Marine Arctic Biology led by Janne Søreide recently joined the bioST@TS family. Students enrolled in AB-202 spend approximately a week on field and cruise, collecting samples and data which they further analyse back at the lab. Organizing, sorting and cleaning data sets, drawing meaningful plots and running statistical analysis are among…

SFU network meeting in Bergen

Wednesday the 6th of March, a networking-seminar with the SFUs was held at Scandic Hotel Flesland in Bergen, with DIKU as a host. bioCEED was well represented at the meeting, and had four student representatives there.