* ChemLabS Autumn 2008 News


December

5-11 October 2009: 'Modular Mobile Education: Science Experiments' (MOBILIM), Bozok University, Yozgat, Turkey – 15/12/08

Tim Harrison and Dudley Shallcross will be presenting a number of talks on chemistry outreach and related topics at the MOBILIM conference on the use of mobile resources for the teaching of practical science. Bristol ChemLabS was involved in this EU funded project earlier in 2008. Whilst in Turkey, Bristol ChemLabS will be giving lectures at several other universities on this topic.

About MOBILIM

October

Bristol ChemLabS Outreach South African Partnership Hailed as a Success – 04/11/08

photo of Outreach team in South Africa

Full details on the Outreach News page.

Visit by Professor John Holman, Centre Director, National Science Learning Centre – 08/10/08

Professor John Holman made a visit to Bristol ChemLabS this week. Professor Holman was appointed by the Government as the first national director for science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM). Part of his work is to lead a group charged with coordinating measures to improve teaching and support in STEM subject areas.

Professor Holman commented: "I was of course highly impressed with the physical spaces you have created, but equally impressive is the work you are doing with outreach to schools. You have created what must be a jewel in the crown of the CETLs programme, and it's important that this work goes on."

Find out about the Bristol ChemLabS Outreach programme.

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