UNIS teachers given The Joanna Renc-Roe Award – for pushing the boundaries of SoTL

Chris Borstad, Mads Forchhammer and Tove M. Gabrielsen from UNIS were awarded The Joanna Renc-Roe Award – for pushing the boundaries of SoTL at the 2nd EuroSoTL conference, June 8-9 2017, Lund, Sweden. The award was given for the collegial project done by this group at the bioCEED teacher course Collegial Teaching and Learning – in STEM Education: Active learning and course alignment in thematically complex courses. You can read the paper in the conference proceedings here.

The Joanna Renc-Roe Award is presented during each EuroSoTL conference to the contribution that distinguishes itself for pushing the boundaries of SoTL.

bioCEED articles presented at MNT-konferansen 2017

This year’s MNT-konferansen “Transformative education” took place in Oslo, Hotel Soria Moria on March 30th-31st. bioCEED contributed with 10 articles and corresponding presentations as well as an overview of the goals and activities of the Centre of Excellence. The full list of contributions and authors is found below with links to the articles published in the special edition of the Nordic Journal of STEM Education.


Gender matters!

On March 27th, bioCEED’s student representatives at UiB Ragnhild Gya and Mari Vold Bjordal hosted together with Studentersamfunnet a meeting about unequal participation between genders in the lecture halls and in meetings. For this occasion, they had invited Sehoya Cotner and Cissy Ballen from the University of Minnesota, and Ole-Petter Moe Hansen from the Norwegian School of Economics in Bergen to present the interesting results from their gender studies related to higher education.

The meeting was video-recorded and is now available here: