How To Be a Science Teacher

Alom Shaha has spent most of his professional life sharing his passion for science and education with the public and currently splits his time between teaching physics and producing and presenting educational videos. In this talk, Alom tells the story of his first scientific discovery, how and why he became a science teacher, the challenges […]

Chelsea Physic Garden Through the Ages

Nestled in the heart of Chelsea lives over 5000 species of plants, many of them medicinal or otherwise ‘useful’ to our lives in the Chelsea Physic Garden. Almost 350 years after it was found by the Worshipful Society of Apothecaries Michael Holland, Head of Education at the Garden will be exploring its past and some of […]

Teaching excellence: Can one size fit all?

In its newly-published green paper (Fulfilling our Potential: Teaching Excellence, Social Mobility and Student Choice), the Government has outlined its plans to boost teaching standards, increase participation in higher education by people from disadvantaged backgrounds, and ensure students get value for money from higher education. At the heart of these plans is a new Teaching […]

Is innovation really benefitting society?

“We need a more open dialogue between engineers and politicians, and an education system that trains future generations to question.” Nino Mancino attended a talk by the late Tony Benn at Imperial College 10 years ago and reported in I, Science Issue 1.

Tuition Fees

Last week, I travelled to UCL to meet Imran Khan, head of CaSE. Imran is an alumnus of the Imperial College Science Communication MSc course and was previously a researcher for former Liberal Democrat MP Dr Evan Harris. As Director of CaSE, Imran deals with a whole range of issues surrounding science policy. Today, Imran […]

Imperial College Pull Out

Last week, I travelled to UCL to meet Imran Khan, head of CaSE. Imran is an alumnus of the Imperial College Science Communication MSc course and was previously a researcher for former Liberal Democrat MP Dr Evan Harris. As Director of CaSE, Imran deals with a whole range of issues surrounding science policy. Today, Imran […]