Monday 16 September 2019
0930 - 0945 FoH Dean’s Welcome Sherwell 2 Upper Lecture Theatre
Welcome to all students enrolled within the School of Biomedical Sciences by Professor Hisham Khalil
0945 – 1000 Head of Schools Welcome Sherwell 2 Upper Lecture Theatre
Welcome to all students enrolled within the School of Biomedical Sciences by Dr Gail Rees
1000 – 1200 Introduction to your degree course with Dr Andrew Foey – Room 204, Rolle Building
This meeting is a very important one. It is your first formal contact with the staff most involved with your degree course, and your fellow students. The session will be led by your Programme Lead, who will introduce you to the school, the structure of degrees at Plymouth, brief details of what topics you might cover during your time here, and so on. You will also be told what we expect of you. There will be an opportunity for you to ask questions. During this meeting you will be allocated to a personal tutor.
1400 – 1730 Laboratory skills workshop with Sarah Jamieson, Andrew Atfield, Sarah Peak – Rooms 209, Davy Building
Surname A – K 1400 – 1530
Surname L - Z 1600 – 1730
This session provides you with an opportunity to test your command of basic laboratory skills (e.g. observation, handling measurement and analysis skills). Join up with 5 other students and try to win a prize (presented to the best groups).
Tuesday 17 September 2019
0900 – 1000 – Introduction to the library with Chris Johns – Room 018, Rolle building
A presentation from your subject librarian introducing you to the facilities and services of the University library.
1100 – 1300 Workshop on microscopes with David Price and Andy Foey – Room 310/304, Davy Building
*Groups will be allocated during your introductory session on Tuesday morning
By the end of this 2-hour laboratory session you should be able to use microscopes effectively. This is essential background for some of the practical work you will carry out later in the year.
1600 - 1700 Placements and Careers Service with Paul Gillard and Lindsay Marshall, Sherwell 2 Upper, Sherwell Centre
Thursday 19 September 2019
1300 – 1400 Professionalism with Simon Fox – Main Hall, Davy Building
1500 – 1530 The Plymouth Award with Annette Goddard and Kris Jeremy – Main Hall, Davy Building
1530 – 1630 Safety with Phil Warburton and Matthew Hoddinott – Main Hall, Davy Building
1630 – 1730 Introduction to IT services and student portal with Simon Fox – Robbins Lecture Theatre, Robbins Centre
Friday 20 September 2019
0900 - 1100 ID card collection Room B111, B Block Portland Square
1100 – 1330 Introduction to the School of Biomedical Sciences – Lecture Theatre, Robbins Building
Find out about the teaching and research activities going on in our School. A chance to meet the staff who will be teaching you and chat to some current students over refreshments.