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10.05.17 - 11.05.17
Start time
10.05.17 12:30
End time
11.05.17 15:30
College Court, Knighton Road, Leicester LE2 3UF

The themes of this year's conference are:

  • Digital teaching and learning in the biosciences
  • Bioethics
  • Current issues in higher education (including apprenticeships and the Teaching Excellence Framework)

A variety of presentations, posters and discussions will be offered in addition to ample networking opportunities.


We are delighted to announce the following speakers will be offering their expertise:

Dr Sarah Gretton - University of Leicester and Bioscience Teacher of the Year 2017 Finalist
Professor Kevin Moffat - University of Warwick and Bioscience Teacher of the Year 2017 Finalist
Dr Ian Turner - University of Derby and Bioscience Teacher of the Year 2017 Finalist
Professor Stephen McClean - University of Ulster
Dr Alice Mauchline - University of Reading
Dr Trevor Collins - Open University
Dr Chris Willmott - University of Leicester
Professor John Bryant - University of Exeter
Professor Orla Kennedy - University of Reading
Professor Jon Scott - University of Leicester

The full programme is available now

This event is sponsored by:


  • Full two-day delegate rate: £350 / £245 for HUBS members (email Eleanor Kirby-Green for your special discount code)
  • Day delegate rate: £150 / £100 for HUBS members (booking available via contacting Eleanor Kirby-Green)
  • Early bird rate full two-day delegate rate (until 28th February 2017) £325

The full two-day rate includes accommodation, wine reception and dinner on Wednesday 10th May in addition to breakfast, lunch and unlimited refreshments for the duration of the event. Day delegate rates do not include dinner or accommodation.

This event becomes fully booked each year - places are limited so early registration is recommended to avoid disappointment.


Download a pdf for car, train, bus and bike directions. Free parking is also available.


If you have any questions about the meeting, please contact Jon Green or Julian Park. For booking and HUBS membership enquiries please contact Eleanor Kirby-Green.

Continuing Professional Development (CPD)

This event is approved by the Royal Society of Biology for purposes of CPD and may be counted as 30 CPD credits.

Cancellation policy

Cancellation with over 10 working days' notice = 100% refund, less 25% admin fee
Cancellation with 5-10 working days' notice = 50% refund, less 25% admin fee
Cancellation with less than 5 working days' notice = 0% refund