Satellite meetings

PHYSICS

The IoP Higher Education Group will be holding a Satellite meeting, before the main VICE/PHEC conference, asking “How can we help physics students flourish?” This will be held on the afternoon of Wednesday August 21st, from 14:00 – 16:30 in the Enderby Room B16/B17, in the HH Wills Physics Laboratory, Tyndall Avenue, Bristol. There will be a keynote address from Fabienne Vailes, author of “The Flourishing Student: every tutor’s guide to promoting mental health, well-being and resilience in Higher Education”. If you would like to contribute a presentation or activity to the meeting please contact  josie.rawes@bristol.ac.uk. The meeting is free and you do not need to be a member of the IoP or the HE group to attend so please pass on to interested colleagues.

The AGM of the IoP Higher Education group will directly follow the above event at 16:45. The meeting will last no more than 45 minutes and all Group members are encouraged to attend. If group members have items they would like to raise please contact josie.rawes@bristol.ac.uk.

CHEMISTRY

This summer, the theme of the RSC HE Chemistry Teaching network ViCEPHEC satellite meeting will be Next Steps.  It will include talks from luminaries who have been promoted for their chemistry teaching-related activities, as well as information about awards that are available to us.  It will be held on Wednesday 21st August, between 3 and 5 pm in the Chemistry Lounge at the School of Chemistry at the University of Bristol.  Sign up can be done with ViCEPHEC conference registration.  If you plan on attending the satellite meeting but not ViCEPHEC itself, please add your details here  so you can be contacted with further information about the event.  Please direct queries to Jenny Burnham at j.burnham@sheffield.ac.uk.

The AGM of the RSC Higher Education group will also be held at VICEPHEC, from 17.30 – 18.30 on Thursday 22nd August, in room W415 of the Chemistry department.