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Thursday, January 10 • 4:00pm - 5:00pm
What Makes a Great Science Department? (218)

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Join us for an interactive panel discussion, with ideas and practical steps to help you develop a vibrant, effective science department. Our experienced panel will share some of their own insightful learnings and recommendations, before a wider discussion where we want you to contribute your own ideas and experiences. Whether you are a newcomer to science teaching or an experienced leader, this event will offer inspiration and ideas to help you power up your science department.  

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Andy Chandler-Grevatt CSciTeach

Senior Lecturer Science Education / Assessment Editor, University of Brighton
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Professor Sir John Holman

President, Association for Science Education
Emeritus Professor in the Chemistry Department, University of York. Senior Adviser in Education at the Gatsby Foundation, Chair of the Bridge Group and the TALENT Commission. President, Royal Society of Chemistry, 2016-2018.  Founding Director of the National Science Learning Centre... Read More →

Emily Howe

Senior Education Programme Manager, Royal Society of Chemistry

Mark Jordan

Education Publisher, Royal Society of Chemistry
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Niki Kaiser

Chemistry Teacher and Director, Norwich Research School
Niki Kaiser is a teacher and Research Lead. Prior to becoming a teacher, she carried out post-doctoral research in Marine Biogeochemistry, and Niki has combined her interest in research with her love for teaching in a number of ways.She started Journal Clubs for students and colleagues... Read More →
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Susan Palmer

Susan Palmer is the Head of Chemistry at the Newham Collegiate Sixth Form centre (The NCS) in East Ham, London. The Chemistry Department won the RSC’s President’s award for 2018 for inspirational teaching. The 7 teacher strong chemistry department have an excellent working environment... Read More →
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Claire Ritchie

Teacher of Chemistry, Leith Academy
Claire has been a chemistry teacher at Leith Academy for 12 years. Previously she taught in rural Scotland and New Zealand.In 2016 she was appointed as a lead teacher of chemistry in Edinburgh, facilitating chemistry CPD in local authority secondary schools.Claire's personal interests... Read More →

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Royal Society of Chemistry

The world needs more chemical scientists, and chemistry skills can lead our young people into a vast range of fulfilling careers. We help people see the part they can play in the future of the chemical sciences, and we improve chemistry education. We believe that everyone should... Read More →

Thursday January 10, 2019 4:00pm - 5:00pm GMT
Muirhead G15