Chemistry

Department staff

Dr Sweta Ladwa

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Technical Tutor

Key Responsibilities

Teaching

  • Laboratory lead for biological laboratories in STEMLab at Loughborough University.
  • Development and delivery of laboratory sessions for Foundation, Undergraduate and Postgraduate modules.
  • Development and delivery of lecture material for Foundation, Undergraduate and Postgraduate modules.
  • Supervision of final year project.
  • Supervision of MChem research projects.
  • Developing online page for modules.
  • Development of pre-laboratory quizzes for first and second year laboratory modules.
  • Development of online assessments for laboratory modules.
  • Preparation, marking and moderation of exam papers for Foundation, Undergraduate and Postgraduate.
  • Involvement in pedagogical research to enhance theoretical and laboratory teaching.
  • Involvement in a project to compare Chemistry Lab Teaching (Loughborough and Warwick collaboration).
  • Development of Health and Safety Videos for pre-arrival activities for Undergraduate students.
  • Development of a Virtual Reality Exercise for Foundation Biology Students.
  • Involvement in training PhD demonstrators.
  • Development of outreach activities for local and national schools. 

Administration

  • Line manager for a technical member of staff.
  • Maintaining an oversight of the laboratory budget.
  • Responsible for monitoring stock levels within the lab/stores for teaching purposes (e.g.  solvents, chemicals, biologicals, gases and consumables) and the procurement of necessary supplies.
  • Contribution to Health and Safety Committees within the School of Science and Biological Safety Committees within the University and the continual development of good practice within Biological and Chemical labs.
  • Academic and Personal Tutor.
  • Department Learning and Teaching Committee Member.
  • Staff/ Student Liaison Committee Member.
  • UCAS/ Applicant Visit Day Committee Member.
  • Engaging and collaborating with a broad range of individuals and departments throughout the University.
  • Lecture and Laboratory Review Working Group Member.
  • STEMLab Operational Committee Member.