Macknight Early Career Innovative Educator Award winner: Dr. Trevor Day

The ADInstruments team​ have long been strong advocates for innovation in teaching and for creative use of technology in the classroom, and we're pleased to show our support for creative educators with the Macknight award, to be presented at EB 2015. This year the winner is Dr. Trevor Day of Mt Royal University, Calgary, Canada.

CrawFly Workshop seats still available

Places are still available to attend this year’s Crawfly Neurophysiology Educator Workshop . A collaboration between ADInstruments and Cornell University, the workshop covers practical and dynamic methods of teaching invertebrate neurophysiology with common model systems, including crawdad and fruitfly .

And the FUN Educator Award goes to...

We’d like to congratulate Dr Wes Colgan on receiving the Faculty of Undergraduate Neuroscience (FUN) Educator of the Year Award, presented at this year’s Society for Neuroscience conference in Washington DC.

Thanks for coming to our Physiology Workshops in Lagos!

We’d like to thank everyone who came to our Physiology Educator workshops - in all, 146 attendees from 23 universities - at the Physiological Society of Nigeria and International Union of Physiological Sciences meeting in Lagos last month.

Announcing the Students of the Year at the TReND Neuroscience Summer School!

We’d like to congratulate the winners of the TReND-ADInstruments Student of the Year and Excellence awards from this year’s IBRO School on Insect Neuroscience and Drosophila Neurogenetics, held at the University of Dar es Salaam in Tanzania.

The latest TReND-ADInstruments Scholarship winner: Aderemi Aladeokin

We’d like to congratulate Aderemi Aladeokin, a scientist from Nigeria, on winning the TReND-ADInstruments Scholarship to attend our most recent CrawFly Neurobiology Educators course.

New physiology educators' course "one of a kind" in the US

In conjunction with the American Physiological Society (APS ), ADInstruments is sponsoring the inaugural Institute on Teaching and Learning (ITL) - a new hands-on course for physiology educators. The ITL aims to engage educators from community college through professional school in interactive...

Countdown to the German Physiological Society meeting 2014

Only one day to go until the 93rd Annual Meeting of the German Physiological Society (DPG) begins in Mainz. Described as “three days of excellent science in a beautiful city on the Rhine,” the DPG meeting aims to foster interaction between different fields of physiology as well as offering...

Great response to workshop at the GCC Medical Education Conference

Mahmoud Khalil, representing ADInstruments in the region, and Emeritus Professor Tony Macknight ran the session on “Next Generation Teaching Systems for Medical Education,” which explored the idea of active learning through technology, after the GCC Medical Education Conference at the Arabian Gulf University in Manama, in the Kingdom of Bahrain.

Winners announced for 2014 Sam Drogo Technology in the Classroom Award

The Sam Drogo Technology in the Classroom Award is an annual award for a Human Anatomy and Physiology Society (HAPS) member who demonstrates the innovative use of technology to engage undergraduates in Human Anatomy and Physiology. This year we'd like to announce two winners of this award - Wendy Riggs and Aaron Fried.

Introducing Dr. Aaron Bunker, winner of the Macknight Innovative Educator Award

We’re happy to announce the winner of the 2014 ADInstruments Macknight Early Career Innovative Educator Award, Dr. Aaron Bunker of Morningside College. Congratulations! The Macknight award is presented by the American Physiological Society in recognition of innovative teaching techniques and...

TReND-ADInstruments travel scholarships to CrawFly now open!

Applications for scholarships to attend the CrawFly Invertebrate Neurobiology course for Educators at Cornell University in June are open now. This time ADInstruments is working with TReND (Teaching and Research in Neuroscience for Development in Africa) to provide extra travel assistance to a scientist from Africa to attend this inspirational and practical course.

Snail brain physiology a highlight at Crawdad 2014

They're slow, spineless and slimy but if you think you don't have much in common with a snail, think again. Researchers are learning a surprising amount about the human brain by studying snails and we thought it was time to expand our snail neurophysiology session in the latest Crawdad educator's course.