Making a difference with modern materials

1 Jul 2015
Grantham, Lincolnshire

Making a difference with modern materials is the sixth in a series of events designed to improve teachers knowledge and understanding of the materials topics in the school curriculum.

This conference features presentations on emerging areas of materials, namely biomimicry, graphene, hydrogen, smart textiles and 3D printing.  The sessions will be delivered by experts in their field and you will have an opportunity to develop ideas of how to use your new knowledge in the classroom.

Attendance is open to trainee and practicing teachers of STEM subjects and is FREE for members of the Schools Affiliate Scheme.  There is no limit to the number of teachers that can attend from a particular school and registrations are on a first come first served basis.

The conference will take place at The Boilerhouse on 01 July and the deadline for registrations is 19 June.

Conference programme

0930 Arrival, registration and refreshments
1000

Welcome, introduction and housekeeping

Dr Diane Aston, IOM3

1015

Biomimicry

Richard MacCowan, Biomimicry-UK

1100

Smart textiles

Dr Navneet Soin, University of Bolton

1145

Hydrogen

Dr Allan Walton, University of Birmingham

1230 Lunch
1315

3D printing of medicines

Prof Clive Roberts, University of Nottingham

1400

Graphene

Dr Ania Servant, University of Manchester

1445

Open Q&A

All speakers

1515

Applying all this to the classroom

Mark Rogers, King Edward VI School, Lichfield

1600 Feedback and closing remarks
1615

Close


 

We would like to thank the Worshipful Company of Armourers and Brasiers and the Worshipful Company of Horners for their kind sponsorship of this event.

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Venue and booking

Event Location: 
The Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining
The Boilerhouse
Caunt Road
Grantham
Lincolnshire
NG31 7FZ
United Kingdom
Contact details: 

See the conference flyer for more information or to register.  If you have additional questions please contact diane.aston@iom3.org


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