The Heads of University Biosciences (HUBS) will be holding their annual conference over two days, 20-21 March 2023 at Wellcome Collection in London.
The conference will include networking opportunities, a wine reception, and an opportunity to attend the conference dinner.
The overall theme of the conference is Future Priorities for Biological Sciences in Higher Education.
With an excellent selection of speakers we would advise booking as early as possible to avoid disappointment
HUBS is a special interest group of the Royal Society of Biology (RSB), comprised of bioscience departments, represented by their heads of department from over 70 universities from across the UK. HUBS act as a forum for heads of university departments and subject leads to discuss national issues on the provision of research and teaching in the biological sciences.
We are delighted to have the following speakers confirmed:
• Professor Sir Mark Walport (Imperial College Health Partners)
• Susie Rabin (Royal Society of Biology)
• Professor Richard Reece (University of Kent)
• Professor David Sweeney (University of Birmingham)
• Dr Clare Bhunnoo (UKRI-BBSRC)
• Professor Ijeoma Uchegbu (UCL School of Pharmacy)
• Jo O'Leary (UKRI)
• Colby Benari (In2Science UK)
• Andrew Croydon (ABPI)
• Jacqui Hall FRSB (AstraZeneca)
• Stuart Norton (Advance HE)
• Martin Edmondson (Gradcore)
• Dr Antoine Rogers (Brunel Urban Scholars Programme)
This two-day conference is an opportunity to hear from diverse and influential voices in higher education, and will include sessions on:
- Future Priorities
- Teaching and Learning
- HE Bioscience Teacher of the Year Award
The first day of the conference will close with a conference dinner at Number Twelve (an additional bookable add on to registration) a short walk from Wellcome Collection. An opportunity to network with colleagues from throughout the HE Bioscience sector.
The second day of the conference will also see the presentation of the HE Bioscience Teacher of the Year Award. Delegates will hear presentations from each of the three shortlisted candidates, on their innovative and effective teaching methods.
There will also be an update from the three funded HUBS networks; Early Careers Lecturers in Bioscience (ECLBio), Biosciences Awarding Gap Network (BAG) and Biosciences Educator Network (BEN), detailing the exciting work they have undertaken over the past year to enhance staff and student educational practice.
Advanced registration is required, please visit mySociety to book your place now.
Each registration will include one in-person place at the conference.
If you have any questions about the meeting, including booking enquiries, please contact Andy Stephens at firstname.lastname@example.org