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October 22, 2016 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
The Centre for the Advancement of STEM Teaching & Learning (CASTeL) are delighted to host the 35th ChemEd-Ireland conference on Saturday 22nd October 2016, in Dublin City University. The theme of this conference is Integrating Research and Practice in Chemistry Teaching and Learning and this one-day event will include a range of presentations and practical workshops on chemistry education.
The 2016 Keynote demonstration lecture will be presented by Robert Worley, Chemistry Adviser at CLEAPSS, Brunel University Science Park, UK, entitled: “In a little you can see a lot”: Variety and impact of practical microscale chemistry. See here for overview of Robert’s presentation.
See here for interesting article on Robert Worley’s work.
|9:00-9:30||Registration and coffee|
|9:35-10:35||Keynote talk In a little you can see a lot”: Variety and impact of practical microscale chemistry, Robert Worley, Chemistry Adviser at CLEAPSS, Brunel University Science Park, UK|
|11:05-11:40||Chemistry for Microscopy, Prof. Tia Keyes, School of Chemical Sciences, DCU|
|11:40-12:10||Inorganic Chemistry in Medicine, Dr. Andrew Kellett, School of Chemical Sciences, DCU|
|12:10-13:10||Choice of workshops*|
|14:00-15:00||Choice of Workshops*|
|15:00-15:30||Chemistry of Sensing, Dr. Aoife Morrin, School of Chemical Sciences, DCU|
|15:30-16:00||Learning resources from the RSC, Dr. John O’Donoghue, Royal Society of Chemistry in Ireland|
|16:00||Close of conference|
*Choice of Workshop includes:
- Microscale Chemistry, workshop lead by Robert Worley, CLEAPSS.
- An Introduction to DNA Damage and Repair, workshop lead by Dr Andrew Kellett, DCU
- Microplastics: What are the, where do they come from and where do they go? workshop lead by Ivan Maguire, Gillian Duffy, Fiona Regan, DCU.
- Performing health diagnostics without needles: Aoife Morrin
Registration fee €30 and includes lunch
Reduced fee for student teachers €15.
Registration through Eventbrite here.
Parking available in multi-storey carpark accessed from Collin’s Avenue entrance
Lunch provided to all participants.
Conference closes at 4pm.
Please bring your white coat and safety glasses to participate in workshops.