Podcast: Medical recordings in teaching guidance

New advice and guidance on making and using clinical healthcare recordings funded by the Strategic Content Alliance for learning and teaching launches today.

Clinical images, videos and other recordings are vital to good teaching and learning within the health care professions. Increasingly these are originated outside the institution that wishes to use them. This raises a number of legal, ethical and other issues relating to their re-use.

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Personality profiling using Myers Briggs

The Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) assessment is a psychometric questionnaire designed to measure psychological preferences in how people perceive the world and make decisions.[1]:1 These preferences were extrapolated from the typological theories proposed by Carl Gustav Jung and first published in his 1921 book Psychological Types (English edition, 1923).[2]  Extract from Wikipedia.

Here are a couple of online resources if you want to learn more about the Myers Briggs and take the test.




Art appreciation

35 separate art works including photographs, watercolours, oil on canvas, and pencil sketches now decorate the library from the ground  to first floor. Visitors to yesterday’s Staff Library Art 2 exhibition were most impressed by the high standard and variety of work created by colleagues, finding it ‘stunning’ and ‘inspirational’.

Winner of the Prize Draw – Annette Murphy from the Macmillan Centre, was delighted to receive a £25 Amazon gift voucher.

The exhibition will continue until the end of April and is well worth a visit.