Details

Dr. Mary Grace Wallis

Academic Staff

mary.wallis@fh-campuswien.ac.at
+43 1 606 68 77-3513
+43 1 606 68 77-3509

Room: F.3.21
Favoritenstraße 222
1100 Wien


Lectures 2022/23

Applied Life Sciences

Scientific Communication in English ILV
Molecular Biotechnology more

Scientific Communication in English ILV

Lector: Dr.in Mary Grace Wallis

2 SWS   2 ECTS

Lecture contents

The timetable for this semester will be provided as detailed information sheets and will be discussed during the first lesson.

See also below (Ziele der Lehrveranstaltung).

Assessment methods

Your command of English, both spoken and written, will be continuously assessed during the semester and will be reflected in the final semester mark. Moreover your active participation in the lessons will also contribute to the overall mark.

Teaching methods

Spontaneous and prepared presentations. Brainstormings, Discussions, Debates. ‘Language clinics’. Individual, pair- and group-work. (Peer) Feedback und (Self-)Reflection.

Language

English

Scientific Communication in English II ILV
Molecular Biotechnology more

Scientific Communication in English II ILV

Lector: Dr.in Mary Grace Wallis

2 SWS   2 ECTS
Ethics ILV
Molecular Biotechnology more

Ethics ILV

Lector: Dr.in Mary Grace Wallis

1 SWS   1 ECTS
Bioethics ILV
Molecular Biotechnology more

Bioethics ILV

Lector: Dr.in Mary Grace Wallis

1 SWS   1 ECTS

Lecture contents

Current (bio-)ethical topics relevant for the life sciences/pharmaceutical/biotech industry (see Learning Outcomes)

Assessment methods

Continuous assessment
Continuous assessment

Teaching methods

Student-centred methods: presentations, discussions, written group tasks, blended learning.

Language

English

Scientific Communication I ILV
Molecular Biotechnology more

Scientific Communication I ILV

Lector: Dr.in Mary Grace Wallis, FH-Prof. Dr. Paul Watson

2 SWS   3 ECTS

Lecture contents

The scientific and ethical content (see the ‘Learning Outcomes' for specific details) of this course aligns with the aims of the Master degree programme, and by working closely with other lecturers compliments the content of the other courses.

Assessment methods

Continuous assessment
Continuous assessment

Teaching methods

Student-centred methods: presentations, discussions, written individual and group tasks, blended learning.

Language

English

Scientific Communication II ILV
Molecular Biotechnology more

Scientific Communication II ILV

Lector: Dr.in Mary Grace Wallis, FH-Prof. Dr. Paul Watson

2 SWS   2 ECTS

Lecture contents

The scientific and ethical content (see the ‘Learning Outcomes' for specific details) of this course aligns with the aims of the Master degree programme, and by working closely with other lecturers compliments the content of the other courses.

Assessment methods

Continuous assessment
Continuous assessment

Teaching methods

Student-centred methods: presentations, debates, discussions, written individual and group tasks, blended learning.

Language

English

Fundamentals of Packaging Technology ILV
Industrial Packaging Technology more

Fundamentals of Packaging Technology ILV

Lector: FH-Prof.in DI.in Dr.in Silvia Apprich, Dr.in Mary Grace Wallis

3 SWS   6 ECTS

Lecture contents

- Getting started with studies (e.g. finding a group, self-organisation, mutual expectations, organisation of distance and attendance phases, development of the study programme culture).
- Basics of academic work (writing academic texts, quoting, researching)
- Packaging-specific terminology, definitions
- Functions of packaging
- Influence of packaging on shelf life/deterioration
- Property profiles of the essential filling goods
- Trends in the packaging market
- Sustainability issues in packaging technology
- CV, Letter of Motivation (in English)

Assessment methods

Continuous assessment
Scientific teamwork, scientific individual work, work assignments, final examination

Teaching methods

Blended learning, consisting of lectures by teachers, practical exercises, presentations by students and e-learning units.

Language

German

Scientific English in Packaging Technology I ILV
Packaging Technology and Sustainability more

Scientific English in Packaging Technology I ILV

Lector: Dr.in Mary Grace Wallis

1.5 SWS   3 ECTS

Lecture contents

The SEiPT I course is all about communicating: communicating science and technology, communicating in English... which means we will be discussing, presenting and reflecting upon current topics relevant for packaging technologists. Topics will be chosen which align with the aims of the degree programme and by working closely with other lecturers will complement the content of courses running in parallel.

Assessment methods

Continuous assessment
Continuous assessment (including assessment of all spoken and written in-class and independent tasks, both as individuals and as members of teams, collaboration)

Teaching methods

Student-centred methods: discussions, presentations, self-assessment/-reflection tasks, written individual and group tasks, blended learning.

Language

English

Scientific English in Packaging Technology II ILV
Packaging Technology and Sustainability more

Scientific English in Packaging Technology II ILV

Lector: Dr.in Mary Grace Wallis

1.5 SWS   3 ECTS

Lecture contents

The SEiPT II course consolidates and extends the knowledge and skills relevant for packaging technologists from the previous SEiPT I course.
Topics will be chosen which align with the aims of the degree programme and by working closely with other lecturers will complement the content of courses running in parallel.

Assessment methods

Continuous assessment
Continuous assessment (including assessment of all spoken and written in-class and independent tasks, both as individuals and as members of teams, collaboration)

Teaching methods

Student-centred methods: discussions, presentations, self-assessment/-reflection tasks, written individual and group tasks, blended learning.

Language

English

Ethics ILV
Packaging Technology and Sustainability more

Ethics ILV

Lector: Dr.in Mary Grace Wallis

1 SWS   2 ECTS

Lecture contents

- Basic ethical concepts
- Ethical decision-making, self-responsibility, reflecting on consequences of actions (e.g. code of conduct)
- Ethical issues related to the professional field (e.g. CSR, SDG, scientific integrity …)
- Current ethical issues relevant to packaging technology and sustainability

Assessment methods

Continuous assessment
Online assignments, active participation in discussions and presentations

Teaching methods

Blended learning, lectures, student discussions and presentations, e-learning units.

Language

English