This hands-on workshop will examine how games and play can help us teach the more numerical parts of the bioscience curriculum. Details of the event can be found online.
This HUBS-funded workshop will be held at the University of York. Further information can be found in the event report.
This two-day conference at Leicester explored digital teaching and learning in the biosciences, bioethics and current issues in higher education.
This London meeting focused on the pertinent topic of 'Brexit and the Biosciences: Research Impact, Partnerships and Funding'.
The two-day spring meeting at Leicester explored academic integrity, designing out plagiarism and the TEF.
This HUBS-funded workshop was held at the University of East Anglia.
This HUBS-funded workshop was held at the University of Bristol. Presentations and further information can be found online.
The HUBS Winter Meeting 2015 was held on November 30th at Charles Darwin House, London with the theme of Widening Participation and Social Mobility in Research.
The HUBS Spring Meeting 2015 was held at Chicheley Hall, Buckinghamshire with the theme of Feedback and Assessment.
The HUBS Winter Meeting 2014 was held on 12th November 2014 at Charles Darwin House, London. The theme was Higher Education 2015 and beyond: Funding, Opportunities & Challenges. Speakers discussed the future of Higher Education, the challenges that it faces going forward and the impact this may have on research and training.
The HUBS Spring Meeting 2014 was held on 8th-9th April at Chicheley Hall, Buckinghamshire. The theme of the meeting was Practical Work in the Biosciences for the 21st Century and included interactive sessions, speakers and posters. The 2014 HE Bioscience Teacher of the Year was also awarded at the event.
The HUBS Winter Meeting 2013 was held on 13th November at Charles Darwin House, London. This meeting covered the topic of Global Research Priorities from the perspectives of funders and industry as well as covering the topics of knowledge transfer and partnerships in the biosciences.
The HUBS Spring Meeting 2013 was held on 24th-25th April at Chicheley Hall, Buckinghamshire. The meeting featured sessions on the transition from A level to university, how learned societies can work with Higher Education, and the award of the 2013 HE Bioscience Teacher of the Year.
The HUBS Winter Meeting 2012 was held on 21st November at the Wellcome Collection Conference Centre. This meeting covered current topics in HE including the Research Excellence Framework, the Comprehensive Spending Review, and Open Access to publicly funded research.
The Royal Society of Biology and HUBS launched a new HE teaching website featuring Open Education Resources which support learning and teaching of practical biology.
Dr Julian Huppert MP, Mark Lancaster TD MP and Andrew Miller MP jointly co-hosted the first ever Summer Reception of the Heads of University Biosciences in the House of Commons, bringing together members of HUBS with Learned Societies and politicians.
HUBS Executive Committee welcomes four new members:
The Royal Society of Biology received funding from the Higher Education Academy and JISC to work with HUBS on a six month project to promote the use of Open Education Resources in biology teaching. The project will involve identifying existing Open Education Resources which support the teaching of practical biology and developing a new website to promote their use.
The HUBS Spring Meeting 2012 at Chicheley Hall, Buckinghamshire featured sessions on the Changing Landscape of Higher Education and Virtual Learning.
The HUBS Executive Committee were invited to meet with the Minister of State for Universities and Science, the Rt Hon David Willetts MP in November to discuss biosciences Higher Education.
The HUBS Winter Meeting Challenges and Opportunities in the biosciences was held at Charles Darwin House, London.