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Sharing Biology Education Research

Members of the Biology Education research Group (BERG) are active researchers with a broad range of interests spanning education research in schools, colleges and higher education institutions. The group will be sharing some of their research as part of a day of talks at the Association for Science Education (ASE) annual conference in January.

BERG Talks at the 2023 ASE conference (05 January 2023)

Why do STEM graduates become teachers of STEM subjects? - Donna Dawkins

Research review - The power of plants to enrich biology teaching and learning - Alistair Moore and Dan Jenkins

Transitioning observation in science into thinking about the nature of science - Keith Chappell and Aryn Litchfield

The importance of embedding plants throughout A-level biology - Chris Graham

Curiosity and Big Questions: Primary Biology and cross-curricular learning - Mina Cullimore and Sherralyn Simpson

Biology for all, but is it? - Sue Dale Tunnicliffe

Rethinking our approach to genomics teaching - Francesca Gale and Jeremy Airey

"I'll never look at moss in the same way again" Moss Safari and STEM - Andrew Chandler-Grevatt

Listings for all BERG talks on the ASE 2023 conference site can be found here.

For full details please download our RSB at the ASE conference leaflet, or join the conversation by following the hashtag #RSBatASE

A summary of the talks can be found here and you can view some of the presentation slides on the BERG area on myRSB.

The BERG area on myRSB is only accessible for BERG members.

If you are not a member of BERG and are interested in becoming a member please contact Shabana Brightley, Education Policy Officer at the Royal Society of Biology.