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The Biochemical Society provides an extensive range of events, including scientific conferences, training events, outreach activities, medal lectures, and policy and education events.  This programme provides an excellent opportunity to magnify your research by submitting an abstract for an oral communication or poster presentation, and sharing your work with the wider molecular biosciences community.


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Past Events > Innovations in molecular bioscience education

Innovations in molecular bioscience education

17—18 December 2012

Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge, UK

A Joint Biochemical Society / FEBS Workshop

In memory of E.J. Wood (1941-2008)

Supported by Professor Sir Alan Fersht


Educating the next generation of molecular bioscience graduates has always been about ensuring students are equipped with appropriate key skills that enable them to flourish and succeed in their future careers. In this education workshop we aim through, lectures, demonstrations, group discussion and posters sessions, to share novel ideas and approaches with bioscience educators, to enhance the student experience and potentially improve their employment prospects.



  • Improving student engagement
  • The acquisition of key generic and scientific skills
  • Student assessment and feedback
  • Careers and improving employability

Application deadline extended: 25 October 2012

Application is now closed.


Abstract submission deadline: 25 October 2012

Abstract submission is now closed.


FEBS Bursaries

Members of any FEBS Constituent Society (PhD students or post docs within six years of their PhD degree) are eligible to apply for a FEBS Bursary to cover the costs of attendance and/or travel. If you would you like to apply, please include details of your travel cost on the application form, and provide a copy of you CV along with a motivation letter. Please note that to qualify for a FEBS bursary, applicants are also required to submit an abstract to be presented at this workshop. Please note that FEBS bursaries have now been allocated and no further bursaries are available.



FEBS Education Platform

FEBS Education Committee maintains an interactive internet site (Virtual Classroom) where information material relevant to the Education Events are posted. Several discussion forums related to the topics of the workshop will be available for discussion among participants and with the lecturers and moderators. In addition, with a link to Wiley-Blackwell website, participants will be able to download book chapters related to the workshop topics. 


To access the site, participants must go through a short registration process which is explained on the opening page of the site.


All workshop attendees are invited to register for the FEBS Education Platform. For more information, visit FEBS Education Platform.


Continuing Professional Development

Approved by the Society of Biology for the purpose of CPD, this event may be counted as 45 CPD credits.