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HUBS Spring Meeting 2010
HUBS Spring Meeting 2010
The recognition and accreditation of bioscience degrees

Organised by Heads of University Biological Sciences (HUBS) and the Biochemical Society, this meeting brought together key decision makers and influencers with delegates from the Higher Education sector. The programme and speaker presentations are available below.


Tuesday 11 May

14:00 - 15:45  Why accreditation?

 

Speakers
Dr David Barr
Dr David Barr

Dr David Barr is the Membership and Qualifications Manager at the Royal Society of Chemistry, where they accredit degree courses in chemistry.

View Dr David Barr's presentation.


Dr Steve Hubbard
Dr Steve Hubbard

Dr Steve Hubbard from the University of Dundee was involved in setting up an MSc with St Andrews, responding to the needs of the Research Councils.

View Dr Steve Hubbard's presentation.


Dr Ian Lyne
Dr Ian Lyne

Dr Ian Lyne is Head of Skills and Careers at the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council.

View Dr Ian Lyne's presentation.


15:45 - 16:15  Tea/Coffee break

 

16:15 - 18:00  Group discussion

 

19:30 - 23:00  Meeting dinner

 

Wednesday 12 May

9:00 - 10:45  Delivering skills through accreditation

 

Speakers
Professor Robert Freedman
Professor Robert Freedman

Professor Robert Freedman is Chair of the Society of Biology's Education, Training and Policy Committee.

View Professor Robert Freedman's presentation.


Liz Lakin
Liz Lakin

Liz Lakin is Chair of the Society of Biology's Accreditation Working Group and a Senior Lecturer in Science Education at the University of Cumbria.

View Liz Lakin's presentation.


Dr David Hollinshead
Dr David Hollinshead

Dr David Hollinshead is an Associate Director / Science Policy - Science Affairs at AstraZeneca.

View Dr David Hollinshead's presentation.

 


10:45 - 11:15  Tea/coffee break

 

11:15 - 12:45  Group discussion

 

12:45 - 14:00  Lunch and meeting close

 


Weetwood Hall, Leeds
Weetwood Hall, Leeds

The HUBS Spring Meeting 2010 took place at Weetwood Hall, Leeds:
Weetwood Hall
Otley Road, Leeds, LS16 5PS
Map showing location of Weetwood Hall