Science Education Conference

9 June 2015

Expanding Horizons in Science Education

St Mary’s University College hosted a conference on Friday, 5 June 2015, in conjunction with the Association for Science Education (NI) involving over 250 delegates from Northern Ireland and England.

Basil McCrea MLA also participated in the conference, which included presentations from the Education and Training Inspectorate (ETI) as well as primary and post-primary teachers. Representatives from the Department of Education also attended.

Basil McCrea, Elaine Lennox and Shaun Reason (ASE CEO)

The keynote speech was delivered by Tim Harrison, Vice President of ALMAC Discovery. The company is focussed exclusively on the discovery and development of innovative approaches to the treatment of cancer and associated conditions. Mr Harrison also holds the McClay Chair of Medicinal Chemistry at Queen’s University Belfast and is author or inventor of over 130 papers and patents. He is a key driver for the STEM agenda in the region.

Elaine Lennox, Basil McCrea and Lindsay Loughlin

Eileen Templeton from Pearson

James Dorran, Gavin Gray (ASE committee member), Melanie Mulligan, Joanne Schofield,
Elaine Lennox (ASE Field Officer) and Basil McCrea MLA

Maura and Alan McKendry and staff from Spa 4 Schools

Elaine Lennox, Shaun Reason, Frances Evans (ASE Field Officer) and Gavin Gray

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