STEM Annual Conference 2012

12-13 April 2012, Imperial College London, UK

The Higher Education Academy’s (HEA) first annual learning and teaching STEM conference will take place on 12 and 13 April 2012 at Imperial College London, one of the world's leading centres of excellence for teaching and research in the fields of science, technology and medicine.

STEM subjects are recognised as having strategic importance in higher education for the economy and employers. The student learning experience in STEM subjects is vital in ensuring sustained growth in the uptake of these key disciplines. Furthermore an excellent learning experience ensures that students developed the right skills at the time of graduation and beyond through continued professional development. The Higher Education Academy (HEA) provides national leadership in developing and disseminating evidence-informed practice in learning and teaching in higher education; this conference will provide a platform for this for the HEA's STEM disciplines.

The HEA's STEM group includes the following disciplines;

  • Biological Sciences;
  • Built Environment;
  • Computing;
  • Engineering;
  • Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences;
  • Mathematics, Statistics and Operational Research;
  • Physical Sciences;
  • Psychology.

Key dates:

  • Submission deadline Friday 16 December 2011
  • Presenters & co-presenters registration by 17 March 2012
  • Early bird rate until 17 March 2012

For more information see: http://www.heacademy.ac.uk/events/detail/2012/academyevents/STEM_annual_conf