Category Archives: Education

A nice introduction to bacterial growth (video)

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A Rough Guide to Diarrhoea

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Filling up fast

Places to study at the University of Leicester are filling up fast: Student application figures at the University of Leicester – named University of the Year for 2008-9 by the Times Higher – have rocketed. While applications nationally increased by … Continue reading

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Medical Microbiology @ The University of Leicester

You may remember that the University of Leicester was named University of the Year 2008 in the Times Higher Education Awards, and that we’re all happy bunnies. The good news is that from 2010, you have not one but TWO … Continue reading

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Aseptic technique video series

Following on from the microscope basics video series, YouTube user lgines continues to produce the goods with a useful series of videos on aseptic technique: Preparing a bacterial culture (broth to broth): Preparing a bacterial culture (broth to plate): Preparing … Continue reading

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Microscope basics video series

YouTube is such a great teaching tool, and lgines has used it to share a very useful video series on how to use a microscope. Part 1: Part 2: Part 3: Recently I’ve been using YouTube to give class feedback … Continue reading

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Vote here When I’m not here blogging about the latest developments in microbiology, my day job involves teaching microbiology (and a few other things) at the University of Leicester. I blog about my education work over at Science of the … Continue reading

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Psst, wanna work at the University of the Year 2008?

The University of the Year scholarship package scheme – a series of Open Research Scholarships available to students from the EU and UK – will create a range of opportunities for funded PhD study. These scholarships are available across a … Continue reading

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Vote here When I’m not here blogging about the latest developments in microbiology, my day job involves teaching microbiology (and a few other things) at the University of Leicester. I blog about my education work over at Science of the … Continue reading

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