Neil Pickles

Deputy head of department, Biological sciences and Senior university teaching fellow , University of Chester

About Neil Pickles

In addition to being a deputy head of department and being an academic in biological sciences, I am a senior university teaching fellow and help oversee university learning and teaching. I have expertise in innovative learning and teaching approaches and can offer talks or workshops related to: Use of apps for student engagement Voting systems and technology in teaching Large group teaching Assessment and use of online feedback Embedding skills in the curriculum I am research active in biochemistry/structure of carbohydrates and microbiology (quorum sensing/biofilms). I have a number of PhD students investigating these areas.

Research Interest

Chemical Biology Glycobiology Microbiology Structural Biology

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UK (Biochemical Society)

Other Expertise/Interests

Postgraduate training Scientific communication Undergraduate teaching

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