FEBS Education Platform

FEBS Biochemistry Education Workshop

Ljubljana (Slovenia), 3–4 November 2011

With the Slovenian Biochemical Society


First day:

09:00 -09:30 Registration

09:30-10:00 Opening

Session 1: “Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Education in Slovenia”

10:00-10:40 “Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Education in Slovenia” — A Plemenitaš, M Dolinar

10:40-11:00 Coffee

Session 2: “Problem-Based Learning”

(K Elliott, G Guner, K Burdett, P Ott, K Barišić)

11:00-12.30 Talks on Manchester and Izmir PBL experiences — K Elliott, G Guner

12.30- 14.00 Lunch

14.00-14.15 Introduction to Small Groups - Dividing into groups

14:15-15.15 First PBL session (Possibly with coffee at tables)

15.15-15:30 Change groups

15:30-16:30 Second PBL session

16:30-17.00 Coffee break

17:00-17:30 Designing the curriculum/Facilitation — K Elliott

17:30-18.00 General discussion on PBL

Second day:

Session 3: “Communication of Science to Non-scientific Audiences”

(M Claesson)

09:00- 09:45 Recent trends in science communication

09:45- 10:15 Case study: building a communication strategy for ITER

10:15- 10:40 Group discussion and exchanges

10:40-11:00 Dividing into Groups and coffee break

11:00-12:00 Small groups work on Communicating biochemistry and molecular biology

12:00-12:30 Group Discussion and Conclusions

12:30-14:00 Lunch

Session 4: “Writing a Scientific Article”

14:00-16:00 “Writing a Scientific Article” — F Goni

16:00-17.00 Closing with coffee