The Green Party and its anti-animal testing goal

The time is coming to the end of my final term ever as an undergraduate and as I have matured over my last three years, I have found myself becoming ever more involved with the politics of this country. I do not hide the fact that I am an avid Green Party supporter, I am a sucker to great humanist like policies; such as more funding for research, free Higher Education (HE) fees and a living wage for all. I just want to be involved in make a difference that will truly benefit anyone; unlike some people.

However, I found myself scrolling through the twitterverse and I stumbled across a tweet from the Green Party over it’s stance on animal testing, and annoyingly my image of what I thought was a perfect party fell apart. While I agree that animal testing is not 100% ethical….

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APT 2013 Conference, Day one.

Today was an exciting day, as you can see from my last post it was conference day one – of two (Tomorrow we are talking at SHIFT 2013). The other members of the tablet team and I where invited by Dr. Mark JP Kerrigan to assist him, and Dr. Richard Blackburn, who were talking at…

Conference Time.

It is conference week this week for me, I am currently sat in the Main Campus (University of Greenwich) working on the Digital Literacy stand of the Academic Practice and Technology conference (APT) 2013. Later I will be talking about the use of iPads in Higher Education and tomorrow I will be talking at the…

Hei-Flyers post

After the Digital Literacy Dissemination workshop, Dr. Mark J.P. Kerrigan, approached Zahin and myself to produce a blog piece for the new Student Change Agent network the university has set up (Hie-flyers.org). Well yesterday, my post was approved and I was allowed to hit the publish button. I am quiet excited to share my experiences…

Networking, PHD talks and all round success.

It’s been one of the, really good weeks so far for me, as I mentioned previously I was invited by Dr. Simon Walker and Dr. Mark Kerrigan to attend the ‘Digital Literacy Dissemination Workshop’ that was held today (May 9th 2013) at The University of Westminster. Sadly me and Zahin (another colleague of mine) arrived…

Webinar, Greenwich and appreciation.

It’s a new week for the iPads in Higher education project and a few days ago I was given an amazing opportunity, by the leading lecture that is running the project to attend an online conference (or a webinar as he described it) yesterday (2nd May). So me, and my colleague, Kate hopped on the…

Digital literacy, iPads and moving forward.

It’s been a few week; well nearly a month; since I last posted and it feels good to be back at University. The iPads in Higher Education project, feels like it has come to a halt; the site has not been updated for a while (So I am going to crack out a few App…

The new revision tool, that is saving my life.

I know it’s only been a few days since my last blog, but as a student I felt obligated to share what I have found with my fellow students out there. In England, the exam period (in may) is coming up. These are our finals and after these finals we will be preparing for a…

Early morning take on life, scene one and … action!

I awoke this morning, after a busy week of preparation (I had to cancel my trip to Brighton Yesterday for family reasons[*] ) in a state of deep thought. I was disappointed that I had to drop out of the trip to Brighton, and come home but I am sure there will be plenty of…