Open Source Malaria: a global solution for a global problem

Open Source Malaria (OSM) takes a different approach to curing malaria, a disease which kills approximately 430,000 people around the world every year. OSM contributors hail from Melbourne, Sydney, British Columbia, Geneva, Cambridge, Madrid and beyond and specialise in everything from chemistry to biology and informatics to administration. Technology, like LabArchives, enables the global, rapid, … Continue reading Open Source Malaria: a global solution for a global problem

The Lecture is Dead: Long Live the Lecture!

This piece was written by LabArchives user, Gareth Denyer, Professor of Biochemical Education at The University of Sydney in Sydney, Australia. Gareth Denyer Ten Reasons Why Lectures Won’t Go Back to the Way They Were Overview The transition to on-line delivery has revolutionised our entire approach to lecturing.  This article looks at the many ways … Continue reading The Lecture is Dead: Long Live the Lecture!

Preview: Chemistry eCourse Pack

LabArchives is many things. It’s an electronic lab notebook, teaching tool, grade book and learning platform. It’s also a one-stop-shop for course content. Inside of Lab Builder, our course content library, instructors can find and distribute things like lab manuals, protocols, assignments and projects. Lab Builder’s course packs contain everything instructors need to teach a … Continue reading Preview: Chemistry eCourse Pack

Curiosity, virology and working together when we have to work apart

When asked if today’s global pandemic is the kind of situation that motivated him to become a virologist, William James replied, “I wish I could say I’d been that starry eyed, but it was really just curiosity that got me started.” James’s virology lab at University of Oxford’s Sir William Dunn School of Pathology has … Continue reading Curiosity, virology and working together when we have to work apart