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Departmental Teaching Enhancement Scheme
The Centre's Departmental Teaching Enhancement Scheme provided bioscience schools and departments with additional funds to develop and implement some aspect of practice that would lead to an improved learning experience for students. The scheme aimed to effect change across entire department(s) rather than within a single module or one individual’s teaching practice. No further funding calls will be issued by the Centre. However, you may wish to seek funding from the Higher Education Academy.
The following projects have received various levels of funding:
This year the Centre received 25 expressions of interest for a potential £15000. Nine of these were invited to submit a full application.The five successful projects funded were:
In 2008, £15,000 was on offer to department-wide projects from a total of £45,000. Four projects were invited to submit full proposals from a total of 31 expressions of interest. Projects in 2008 were funded on:
In 2007 the Centre again received a very positive response to its call for department-wide projects. Thirty expressions of interest were received and 12 applicants were invited to submit full bids. The following projects received funding:
Grants were first offered in March 2006. A total of £45,000 was earmarked to fund three to five projects (with a maximum award for individual projects of £15,000). Such was the response to the call, the Centre increased the 2006 budget to £61,453.