Session schedules

Still subject to change! Details of the contributions can be found in the handbook.

Workshop 1 Chemistry Lounge Peer Instruction: What, Why, How?

Patrick Thomson (Ross Galloway & Anna Wood facilitating)

Workshop 2 Lecture theatre 3 Work those examples – Mathematical teaching strategies drawn from cognitive load theory

Simon Palmer

Workshop 3 Chemistry room W415 Decolonizing the Science Curriculum

Lara Lalemi*, Katherine Haxton, Nazira Karodia, Paul Taylor, and Neil Williams

Talks session 1

Lecture theatre 2 Lecture theatre 3
12.00 1: Gráinne Walshe
An investigation into student mathematical preparedness for university level physics and engineering degrees
5: Barry Ryan
Empowering and improving peers of all types, including academic staff, through the inter-institutional use of PeerWise; an Irish case-study.
12.15 2: Dr Emma Pittard
Review of the Reformed Physics A Level Requirements
6: Anna Roffey
Peer Assessment: marks out of 10. An analysis of student perceptions vs. attainment.
12.30 3: David Sands
Causal reasoning, mental models and hypothetico-deductive reasoning in the teaching of physical sciences.
7: Dylan Williams & Richard Blackburn
GoFis(c)her: A Student-designed Card Game in introductory Organic Chemistry
12.45 4: Helen Heath
Coursework or not coursework? That is the question.
8: Dylan P Williams
“Spectroscopy Unlocked”: A Chemistry Escape Room Educational Activity

Talks session 2

Lecture theatre 2 Lecture theatre 3
16.30 17: Anna Bertram & Carmen Tomas
Evaluative Judgement in Chemistry Practical Projects
13: Tina Overton
‘That won’t work with my students!’ Understanding teachers’ resistance to change
16.45 10: Barbara Villa Marcos & Richard Blackburn
Lab360: improving undergraduate laboratory safety practice through the use of an immersive, high-fidelity simulation
14: Dr. Alison Voice
Enhancing Student Problem Solving: Using Peer Collaboration and Spaced Repetition
17.00 11: Claire McMullin
Establishing a Fourth Core Strand of Chemistry: Computational
15: Charles Harrison
One shot to teach everything you ever wanted?
17.15 12: Jenny Slaughter
Recognising the Impact and Achievements of Graduate Teacher Assistants, in STEM subjects, through Tailored Training and Peer-Mentor Support Pathways Mapped against the UKPSF.
16: Jenny Burnham
Exploring how students use their campus in their learning

Talks session 3

Lecture theatre 2 Lecture theatre 3
12.00  9: Craig Campbell
Development and Implementation of an Integrated Interdiscplinary Practical Chemistry Course
24: Joel Loveridge

Undergraduate leadership in outreach events

12.15 18: Beverley Allan
Investigating the impact of co-developing an assessment rubric with Foundation students on their perceptions of and engagement with feedback
22: Katherine Haxton
Social, Economic, and Political Contexts for Chemistry Through Sustainability.
12.30 19: Katerina Ridge and Saima Islania
Staff-Student Research Partnership project: Maximising student participation – factors that affect dialogue
23: Walther Schwarzacher
International Mentoring – a new opportunity for physics undergraduates
12.45 20: Dr Julie Hyde
Employability and workplace preparation and practices
21: Susan Matthews and Paul McDermott

Developing an Innovative Trans-National Education Approach to the Teaching of Natural Products Chemistry

Oral bites 1 1: Charlotte Clark
Investigating the Effects of Formative and Summative Assessment in an Undergraduate Teaching Laboratory
2: Victoria Hilborne
Imagine images for formative assessment.
3: Dr Kristy Turner
Reading habits of undergraduate chemists from pre-application to Year 4.
4: Lara Lalemi
Decolonizing the Science Curriculum
5: Barry Ryan
Does academic mentoring in chemistry education practice and research burn the candle at both ends?
Oral bites 2 6: Kajal Pindoria
Presentation bingo: a novel intervention for group presentations
7: Richard Blackburn
Using infographic creation as tool for science communication assessment and means of connecting students to departmental research
8: Richard Blackburn
Flipped problem classes to assist case-study teaching of synthesis
9: Suzanne Fergus
Exploring the study habits of some of our successful students, what can we learn about learning?
10: Claire McDonnell
Development of an Online Course to Enhance Teaching Practice in University Science Laboratory Classes
Oral bites 3 11: Michael Seery and Claire McDonnell
Disseminating innovative practice in chemistry education – a compilation of guidance from UK, Ireland, and Australia
12: Dr Julie Hyde
Design of a three year laboratory programme for international delivery.
13: Saskia O’Sullivan
The importance of universities and schools supporting school teachers’ continual development for student learning and the chemistry ‘pipeline’.
14: Andrew McKinley
Hacking the Chemistry Code
15: Alison Hill
Embedding mathematics into the Curriculum