AuPS Meeting AuPS

25th - 28th November 2018
Sydney, NSW

Physiology Education

The programme on Wednesday includes the
Physiology Education Workshop, Roberts Prize Lecture and Symposium

Note: "Physiology eduction stream only" registration options are available.

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Physiology Education Workshop

MCQs in Physiology, Current Status and a National Database

3pm, Wednesday, 28th November 2018

The education workshop will focus on multiple choice and short answer assessment items in our undergraduate Physiology teaching. The first half will discuss the way we use these assessment items, including some mini showcase presentations around current practises and online platforms to present these assessments. The second half will focus on the concept of a National Physiology Question Database, the key processes, use and benefits of such a resource. All those interested in Physiology and Biomedical Science Education are welcome to attend and participate in this workshop. For those interested, we will hold a Physiology educators dinner following the workshop.

Facilitators: Julia Choate ( and Andrew Moorhouse (

Symposium and Free Communication Session

Wednesday, 28th November 2018


The symposia on Wednesday is entitled "Enhancing student engagement: flipping, quizzes, study tools, condensed units and professional development", chaired by Julia Choate. Click here for more information.

Free Communication Session

There are eight speakers presenting thier research in the Education free communication session at 11am on Wednesday.

Please view the conference programme for the time, date and venue for these sessions. Abstracts may be viewed via the online proceedings.

Michael Roberts Prize Lecture

2016 Prize Winner: A/Prof Glenn Wadley

1:30pm, Wednesday 28th November

The Michael Roberts Prize Lecture is entitled "Adventures in flipping the classroom" Abstract 111P

The Michael Roberts Prize is awarded to AuPS members who have demonstrated a sustained performance of excellence in the delivery of physiology education at the tertiary level, and make a contribution to the teaching activities of AuPS.

Applications for the 2018 prize are open on the 3rd September, closing on the 26th October 2018