* ChemLabS Autumnr 2011 News



Bristol ChemLabS Outreach Involved in Project that Wins National Award - 22/12/11

An EU Project on Spectroscopy for Vocational Science Courses has just won a National Award in Slovenia. The AnalChemVoc11 project won first prize for the best project in the category Leonardo da Vinci - Transfer of Innovation. Bristol ChemLabS Outreach was brought into the project, completed in 2010, to provide the Outreach components at both primary and secondary school level

The best projects ‘reflect the main priorities of the Lifelong Learning Programme (LLP) are distinguished by their content, international cooperation and involvement of various partners and achieve meaningful results for individuals, organization and the wider community. As such, they represent examples of good practice...http://www.kii3.ntf.uni-lj.si/analchemvoc2/file.php/1/HTML/slike/nagrada_jabolko_m.jpg

The two year project involved the University of Ljubljana, the University of Gdansk, the University of Bristol and five Slovenian vocational schools and was headed up by Dr. Natasa Gros(Ljubljana).

For information on the project click here.


Bristol ChemLabS and Learning Science to Work with Cengage Learning - 13/09/11

Bristol ChemLabS and Learning Science Ltd are pleased to announce a partnership with Cengage Learning to develop a new online version of the award-winning Chemistry LabSkills software which will bring the very latest e-learning innovations in practical science-based interactive learning and skills development to chemistry students all around the world.

Initially launched in 2008 to support the UK A-Level Chemistry market, versions of Chemistry LabSkills are now used by thousands of schools and universities in over thirty countries worldwide.

Bill Heslop, Director of Learning Science, said, “Cengage Learning is one of the world's most successful science publishers and a leader in electronic publishing. We are extremely excited to be working with them on taking LabSkills to the next level”.

Professor Nick Norman, ChemLabS Chief Executive, states “ChemLabS is delighted with the deal involving Cengage Learning and Learning Science. We have enjoyed an excellent working relationship with Learning Science in the last few years and are extremely proud of the LabSkills software and the impact it has had on chemistry teaching in the UK and worldwide. Working with Cengage Learning will enable us to take the next step in sharing what we believe to be best practice with the widest possible audience”.

“We are pleased to work with Learning Science and Bristol ChemLabS to advance digital solutions for Chemistry students,” said Lisa Lockwood, Executive Editor for Chemistry, Cengage Learning.

For the University of Bristol press release, click here



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