School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of Birmingham
We would like to draw your attention to this one day workshop that will take place at the Royal Geographical Society with the Institute of British Geographers (RGS-IBG) in London, on the 13th of March 2013. It is being organised under the auspices of the InTreAct (INvesTigating REsidential and business energy consumption via student-led ACTion research) project, which is funded by the Higher Education Academy. The event is also co-sponsored by the Energy Geographies Working Group of the RGS-IBG. The aim of the workshop is to build research capacity and provide a platform for interdisciplinary knowledge exchange, by bringing together current and future higher education teachers wishing to share and improve their pedagogical practices in the geography, earth, and environmental sciences (GEES) domain. The participants will discuss how to teach energy and climate change issues by developing methods and techniques for active and collaborative teaching and organising student-led activities and placements.
The list of confirmed speakers includes: Professor Roy Alexander and Tamara Hunt (University of Chester), Dr Sandra Bell and Dr Simone Abram (University of Durham), Dr Helen Walkington (HEA), Professor Gavin Bridge (University of Manchester) and Dr Wojciech Ostrowski (University of Westminster). Confirmed participants include: Dr Andrew Carvonen and Dr James Evans (University of Manchester), Dr Sandra Huning (University of Dortmund, Germany), Dr Slava Mikhaylov (UCL), Dr Ewan Woodley (University of Exeter), Dr Nikoleta Jones (University of Birmingham) and Dr Daniel Knight (LSE). The workshop will be facilitated by Professor Stefan Bouzarovski and Dr Saska Petrova (University of Manchester).