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Chemistry residential weekend resounding success
22 July 2015
Our outreach team has once more run a successful residential weekend at the School of Physical Sciences, after an application to the Partnership Development Office led to a grant awarded to the team from their development fund. 19 students between the ages of 17 and 20 attended the Chemistry weekend on the 18th and 19th July, a mixture of AS chemists at sixth form and applied scientists at college. ...
SPS Lecturer Awarded Teaching Prize
10 July 2015
School of Physical Sciences lecturer Dr Barry Blight has been announced as the joint winner of the Faculty of Sciences Teaching Prize, for his successful and innovative use of learning technology in the lecture theatre and its positive impact on attendence, engagement and achievement within the stream of Chemistry. Dr Blight's application explains that he employed the use of the I-Pad app 'Educreations' and an interactive mo...
SPS awarded Bronze for Athena SWAN
26 June 2015
SPS is one of five University of Kent science schools to be awarded for our work in gender equality and supporting women's career advancements in science. Other winners were Biosciences, Engineering and Digital Arts, Computing and Pharmacy. Awards are given only after an comprehensive and exhaustive review of current practices, expanding activities and future plans. In SPS the Athena SWAN team held 'Unconscious Bias' workshops...
SPS Sponsors KM Teacher of Year Awards 2015
27 May 2015
The county’s best educators, school volunteers and support staff were celebrated at the 12th annual Kent Teacher of the Year Awards, held at Leeds Castle, Maidstone, on the 19th May. More than 400 nominations were submitted for categories including primary, secondary and newly qualified teacher, as well as a team award and subject specific awards. 56 finalists attended the awards dinner held at the castle, where ...
Celebrating the career of Professor David Jackson
18 May 2015
In the University’s 50th anniversary year, former academic staff members, research associates and PhD students of Professor Emeritus David Jackson FInstP, FOSA, who are now leading research programmes in industry and at prestigious universities around the world, are gathering in Canterbury on the University of Kent campus on 21 and 22 May 2015 to take part in an exciting two-day event with talks about the history and current development of optica...