Welcome to the ChemEd 2010 Page

Post-conference resources

11 October 2010: Thanks to all participants for attending Chem Ed 2010. We hope you found the day beneficial. Resources from the day will be uploaded here in the coming week. An email will be circulated to all participants notifying them when resources are available to download.

Information about the day

ChemEd 2010 will be held in DIT Kevin St on Saturday 9th October, from 9.30 am to 4.30 pm. It is hosted by the School of Chemical and Pharmaceutical Sciences.

  • Download Chem Ed Timetable Final Timetable (Updated 7th October)
  • Download Registration form for Chem Ed 2010

    The theme of this year's conference is: Motivating and Engaging Chemistry Students

    Keynote Speakers:

    • Dr Jane Essex, University of Keele, "Teaching Students of Differing Ability"
    • Dr Tim Desmond, Chief Examiner Chemistry, State Examinations Commission, "Observations of the Chief Examiner"

    Topics include:

    • Teaching groups of differing ability
    • Assessment of Leaving Cert chemistry
    • Supporting entrants for the Young Scientist Exhibition and/or SciFest
    • Context-based learning materials (Forensic and Environmental Chemistry, Nanotechnology)
    • Using Web 2.0 for teaching (wikis, blogs, bookmarks, etc.)

    To reserve a place, please submit a completed registration form and €30 registration fee (€15 students) by Friday September 24th. Late applicants - please email your registration details directly. For this, or any other enquiries, contact claire.mcdonnell@dit.ie

    ChemEd 2010 is supported by the DIT, SCI, ICI, RSC and PDST.