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Neuroscience in the classroom: current progress and future challenges
PhD students from the Centre for Educational Neuroscience are pleased to announce a day conference dedicated to discussing the progress our field has made and the challenges for the future.
Friday 17th March 2017 at the Wellcome Trust, Gibbs Building, 215 Euston Road, London, NW1 2BE
Programme for the day
09:30-10:55 Keynote: Professor Gaia Scerif, University of Oxford
10:55-11:15 Coffee break
11:15-13:00 Educational Outcomes:
Dr Michelle Ellefson (University of Cambridge) -Executive functions and academic skills in older children
Dr Denes Szucs (University of Cambridge) – Developmental dyscalculia and mathematics anxiety
Dr Sinead Rhodes – The role of executive functions in understanding and applying scientific knowledge
13:00-14:00 Lunch (included) and poster presentations
14:00-15:30 Wellcome Trust and Education Endowment Foundation projects:
Spaced Learning – Alastair Gittner
Teensleep – Dr Chris Harvey
Learning Counterintuitive Concepts – Prof Denis Mareschal
GraphoGame Rime – Dr Anji Wilson
Engaging the Brain’s Reward System – Prof Paul Howard-Jones
Fit To Study – Catherine Wheatley
15:30-16:00 Coffee break
16:00-16:55 Panel discussion
16:55-17:00 Poster prize announcement and close
17:00-18:00 Wine reception and networking
We are also accepting submissions for poster presentations for research relating to the field of educational neuroscience or mind, brain and education. Places at the conference will be preferentially given to those who submit a poster abstract. There are poster prizes which will be awarded for outstanding work that bridges the gap between neuroscience and the classroom.
If you would like to register for this free event, please fill out the following form.
The form also includes space to submit a poster abstract. If you wish to submit an abstract at a later date, please write this in the abstract box within the form.
We will confirm your place at the event by 10th February at the latest.