Webinar Series: The Journey From Pandemic Teaching Into The New Normal


Join Gethin Evans, PhD as he delves into his experience teaching in the life sciences pre-, during, and post-pandemic and how his department has invested in technology to enhance teaching content and delivery.

Learn about:   

  • Understand the context in which the use of a variety of platforms are used within the department
  • Discuss the challenges associated with online learning that these platforms assisted with during the COVID-19 pandemic
  • Discuss the key learning outcomes from the use of these technologies and how these can be modified with the return to campus-based teaching


Gethin has taught physiology in the Department of Life Sciences at Manchester Metropolitan University since 2008. The Department has a long history of investing in technology for teaching in all areas of Life Sciences.

The Faculty of Science and Engineering increased their investment in a variety of technology platforms to assist with teaching content and delivery during the pandemic.

Since then, they have evolved the use of these platforms while moving into the “new normal” and the Faculty are due to move into a new facility in Summer 2023 in which “active learning” forms a key part of the strategy moving forwards.

Gethin will discuss the evolution of the use of this technology – from pre-pandemic, to online learning, the return to business as usual, as well as looking forward to future plans.

This webinar is the last in a 4-part webinar series, 2023 New Ways to Learn: Harnessing the Power of Technology. The other webinars in this series are:

  • Expert Perspectives on Technology-enhanced Learning
  • Engaging Students Online in a Clinical Pathophysiology Course
  • It's Time for Change! How to promote Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Respect in Your Chemistry Lab

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About the speaker:

Gethin Evans, PhD
Deputy Head of Department, Life Sciences
Manchester Metropolitan University

Dr. Gethin Evans is currently Deputy Head of Department in the Department of Life Sciences at Manchester Metropolitan University, Manchester, United Kingdom. He has continued his research career related to Human and Nutritional Physiology while holding a number of roles related to education and has developed his interests in the use of technology-informed teaching.



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Webinar Series: The Journey From Pandemic Teaching Into The New Normal

12th April - 12th April 2023, 11:00am to 12:00pm

ET (Eastern Time - North America)