The Centre for the Advancement of STEM Teaching & Learning (CASTeL) are delighted to host the 35th ChemEd-Ireland conference on Saturday 22nd October 2016, 9am-4pm, in the Nursing Building 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. More information on the conference can be found here.
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 interesting article on Robert Worley's work.
Parking available in multi-storey carpark which can be accessed from the Collin's Avenue entrance
Conference takes place in Nursing building
Welcome address will commence at 9.30am.
Lunch provided to all participants.
Conference closes at 4pm.
Please bring your white coat and safety glasses to participate in workshops.
Programe for the day
9:00-9:30 Registration and coffee in the foyer of the Nursing Building
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 workshops include
- 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: Dr. Aoife Morrin