FEBS Education Platform

Workshop on Biochemistry Education

Opatija near Rijeka (Croatia), 18–19 September 2010

With the Hellenic Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology


10.00-11.00 Registration

11.00-11.15 Opening and Introduction to the programme

11.15 -13.00 Ethics Education

11:15-11:45 “Different Approaches to Ethics Education” — Chriss Willmott

11.45- 13:00 “Interactive Session on Ethics Education”— Chriss Willmott

13:00-14:30 Lunch

14.30-18.15 Postgraduate Education

14:30-14:40 Introduction — Gül Güner-Akdogan (FEBS Education)

14.40-15.10 “Quality in Post-Graduate Education” — Gül Güner-Akdogan

15.10-15.30 Short coffee break and dividing into groups

15.30 -16.30 Small Group Discussions on 1. Student abilities and supervisor’s skills, 2. Role of the supervisory committee, 3. PhD curriculum, 4. Experimental research-based thesis. — Karmela Barisic, Jason Perret, Matthias Sprinzl, Gül Güner-Akdogan, Keith Elliott, Chriss Willmott (if needed)

16.30-17.15 Presentation of small groups to the whole group

17.15- 18.00 “What abilities are needed by the student and what skills are needed by the supervisor” — Jason Perret (Université Libre de Bruxelles)

18.00-18:30 General Discussion on Post-Graduate Education. — Gül Güner-Akdogan, Keith Elliott, Jason Perret, Mathias Sprinzl, Chris Willmott, Karmela Barisic

18:00-18:15 Concluding the Workshop

18:30-20:00 Welcome Reception of the Workshop