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Biosciences teaching

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Key documents

Academic expertise A spreadsheet containing information on academic staff expertise
Assessment calendar The 2016/17 assessment calendar for academics (containing assessment and marking deadlines)
Education meetings calendar The 2018/19 education meetings calendar
Summary of assessment and feedback protocol Summary for all major submissions involving biosciences staff (dissertations, PEPs, final year literature reviews and projects)
UG Student Experience Action Plan (SEAP) 17-18 SEAP for UG Biosciences Programmes
PGT Student Experience Action Plan (SEAP) 16-17 SEAP for PGT Biosciences Programmes
Document storeDescription
Academic advisement Academic advisement documents for biosciences degree programmes
Assessment and progression documents For use by SBS Student Operations
Handbooks and timetables The 2017/18 staff handbooks and teaching timetables
Student support documents Taught education documents

SBS Education Management Team

Nicky High

Director of UG Studies



  • Chair of Biosciences Teaching Board, SSLC and Mitigating Circumstances Committee
  • Represent SBS at Faculty and University Committees (as appropriate)
  • Liaison with line managers 
  • SEAP
  • Admissions and Marketing
  • Cross Faculty Teaching


Dave Boam Deputy Director of UG Studies  
  • Examinations (incl. exam boards), formative & summative assessment and feedback
  • Curriculum delivery and review (including managing units and unit surveys)
  • RSMs/EDMs
  • Timetables
  • Handbooks
  • Library, estate and resources
  • Peer-review and sharing good practice
  • Teaching Contributions
  • Internal and external reviews
  • KIS data
Donald Ward Deputy Director of UG Studies  
  • Welcome Week
  • PASS
  • Field Courses
  • Student experience, feedback, NSS, Barometer
  • Placements, 4-year degrees
  • Retention, employability, liaison with student reps, SSLC
  • Chair of Board of Studies
Tracey Speake Senior Advisor  
  • Interruption requests/committee
  • Appeals and Complaints
Richard Prince Deputy Senior Advisor  
  • SBS Academic Malpractice Officer
  • Interruption requests/committee
  • Support for Repeat Year and Carried Credit