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Don't miss the ASE Annual Conference 2013 in January!

Don't miss the ASE Annual Conference 2013 in January!

ASE Annual Conference 2013, 2-5th January, University of Reading

Get a head start on your CPD in the New Year. Simply download the registration form and come along on the day.

Professor Martin Rees, Lord Rees of Ludlow will give his presidential address on Friday 4 January at 2pm as he begins his year as the new President of the ASE.

Kevin Brennan MP, Shadow Minister for Schools will be delivering the ASE Science Education Policy lecture at 3pm on Thursday 3 January.

A comprehensive Frontier Science lecture programme will be delivered by staff at the University of Reading, including:

•    Professor Kevin Warwick giving a talk titled Human enhancement: A user guide to via neural implants
•    Dr Graham Schafer who will look at Infants’ first words: What do they tell us?

There will be a two-day Primary Programme, plenty of workshops and talks packed with ideas to take back to the classroom.

The conference also features Europe's most extensive Science Education exhibition, which is FREE to all.

Use ASE Conference Search to plan your own personal programme and you can view the conference handbook online now!

 

OCR helping you deliver the wonder of science at ASE Annual Conference 2013

OCR helping you deliver the wonder of science at ASE Annual Conference 2013

On stands D31 and DS62 you can discover our spectrum of science qualifications which let you enjoy the freedom and excitement of teaching science, and help inspire students of all abilities, providing them with an ideal foundation to progress to more advanced studies and science related careers.

At ASE 2013 we’ll be bringing Science learning to life through a dynamic programme of guest speakers and interac tive activities including:

“Dr Hal” Sosabowski, science consultant on ITV’s Ministry of Mayhem, BBC’s Bright Sparks and live chemistry evangelist, well known for his Bigger Bang! Show, who will be demonstrating how you can engage students through fun, exciting and practical experiments, which can be delivered back in the classroom.

Another leading scientist, Michael Reiss, Professor of Science Education at the Institute of Education, University of London, will be delivering a key note address on behalf of OCR on bringing the Science Curriculum to life, on Thursday 3 January.

The Naked Scientists will be stripping science bare and bringing classroom experiments to life.

You can meet Dr Chris Smith from the award winning BBC weekly radio show The Naked Scientists on our stands D31 and DS62.

To find out more about OCR science qualifications visit www.ocr.org.uk/science

Special prices on books at the ASE Annual Conference 2013

Special prices on books at the ASE Annual Conference 2013

The ASE Annual Conference 2013 is a great opportunity to browse the books and resources in our Publications Catalogue. Before you go, read reviews of new titles on the ASE Website. All delegates purchasing books at the Conference benefit from special prices! Make sure you visit the Booksales room in the Palmer Building (registration area). The ASE Online Bookshop also features special offers. Remember ASE members enjoy substantial discounts on all resources in the Online Bookshop!

Science is for everyone – explore our flexible approaches

Science is for everyone – explore our flexible approaches

We’re really excited that the conference is less than a month away and we can’t wait to see you there! If you attend one of our engaging and interactive workshops you’ll get the tools to inspire your students’ whatever their ability. If you don’t have time to come to one of our workshops, pop along to stand D36 where we’ll refresh you with a bottle of water whilst chatting about your students’ options.

Journal of Emergent Science Issue 4 is here.

Journal of Emergent Science Issue 4 is here.

We are pleased to announce that the fourth issue of the 'Journal of Emergent
Science'(JES) has now been published. This is an exciting issue with notes and news, resource reviews, and four major articles, covering topics including a holistic approach to early years education, science for the very young through storytelling, the use of myths in emergent science learning, and first aid.

JES is published twice a year and is free to ASE members as a benefit of primary membership.  Non-members can access it for a small subscription of £30 p.a. For more details on how to subscribe, please contact membership@ase.org.uk

 Journal of Emergent Science Issue 4

ASE News

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It may be winter outside…..

As the song says - but in my heart it’s spring – not quite as at the ASE we’re in the final stages of preparation for the Annual Conference and as I write, the ASE is precisely 49 years and 11 months old.

ASE News

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Leading scientists and policy makers at the ASE Annual Conference 2013

Leading scientists and policy makers at the ASE Annual Conference 2013

19 Dec 2012

Press Release - ASE welcomes Leading figures in science at ASE Annual Conference 2013 including Professor Martin Rees, Lord Rees of Ludlow and Kevin Brennan MP, Shadow Minister for Schools.

Plan your visit to the ASE Annual Conference

Plan your visit to the ASE Annual Conference

09 Nov 2012

Plan your visit to the ASE Annual Conference with our daily event list.

Professor Kevin Warwick at the ASE Annual Conference 2013

Professor Kevin Warwick at the ASE Annual Conference 2013

10 Dec 2012

Professor Kevin Warwick gives his Frontier Science lecture on Human enhancement - A user guide to via neural implants.

Dr Danica Greetham at the ASE Annual Conference 2013

Dr Danica Greetham at the ASE Annual Conference 2013

12 Nov 2012

Dr Danica Greetham gives her Frontier Science lecture on the mathematics of human behaviour at the ASE Annual Conference 2013.

ASE launches Summer Celebration Conference

ASE launches Summer Celebration Conference

12 Nov 2012

Plans for a Summer Celebration Conference to mark ASE’s 50th Anniversary in 2013 are making headway.

EiSXtra is here

EiSXtra is here

26 Nov 2012

Get more from ASE's in-house magazine Education in Science.

Dr Cyril Isenberg at the ASE Annual Conference 2013

Dr Cyril Isenberg at the ASE Annual Conference 2013

25 Nov 2012

Dr Cyril Isenberg gives his demonstration lecture titled rainbows, haloes and glories.

Alexei Likhtman at the ASE Annual Conference 2013

Alexei Likhtman at the ASE Annual Conference 2013

01 Dec 2012

Alexei Likhtman talks Molecular modelling: from nanoscales to macroscales a this Frontier Science Lecture

Professor Julie Lovegrove at the ASE Annual Conference 2013

Professor Julie Lovegrove at the ASE Annual Conference 2013

30 Nov 2012

Professor Julie Lovegrove gives her Frontier Science Lecture.

Take part in valuable practical science research

Take part in valuable practical science research

22 Nov 2012

The ASE, as part of SCORE, is inviting schools to take part in valuable research to help inform national and local policy on the resourcing of practical work in science.

ASE Events

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16 Mar 2013
ASE and SLC North West Science CPD Conference

Location : Science Learning Centre North West, Didsbury Site

Returning by popular demand, the Association for Science Education in collaboration with the Science Learning Centre North West bring to you the 2013 North West Science CPD Conference. Workshops will be available in the late autumn term, however you can still secure your place by applying now.

07 Feb 2013
ASE TEACHMEET Standby & Learn

Location : The Hereford Academy, Hereford

It's an informal and enjoyable gathering of those curious about teaching and learning.

04 Jan 2013
London Reception, ASE Annual Conference 2013

Location : Black Horse House Meeting Room, University of Reading

Invitation to London's region reception at ASE Annual Conference 2013 to celebrate the work of the science education community in London.

05 Oct 2012 - 19 Jul 2013
Careers Talks from an Aston Martin Engineer

Location : School visit (as arranged)

The talk, for groups of 100 students, from Year 10 upwards, includes a viewing of an Aston Martin car, and is available on a number of dates in 2012 and 2013.

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