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The 9th eSTEeM Annual Conference: Informing Student Success – From Scholarship to Practice

Start: 
Wednesday, 29 April, 2020 - 08:30
End: 
Thursday, 30 April, 2020 - 16:00
Location: 
Online via MS Teams
Contact: 
eSTEeM

***Registration is now closed, thank you to everyone who has registered***

Entitled Informing Student Success – From Scholarship to Practice, this year’s bumper event will take place online and will continue to be an exciting mix of short orals, workshops and poster presentations showcasing scholarship work conducted by STEM colleagues. 

Day one will include a workshop facilitated by colleagues in the Access, Participation and Success Team which will focus on addressing issues around the BAME degree awarding gap. New for this year, we have invited colleagues to submit Ignite style presentations as part of a session which is intended to stimulate the exchange of new and exciting ideas in a short time period of time. The theme of the Ignite session is ‘Future Innovative Scholarship’.  

We will awarding a prize for the best poster and celebrating excellence in eSTEeM projects with the annual eSTEeM Scholarship Projects of the Year Awards.

We are delighted to announce the following keynote speakers:

  • Day One Closing Keynote Presentation, 29th April: Phil Gravestock, University of Wolverhampton – Addressing Disparities in Student Success: enhancing BAME students' achievement.
  • Day Two Closing Keynote Presentation, 30th April: Helen May, Higher Education Consultant – Achieving Positive Outcomes for All:  What can we do and why does it matter? 

All OU staff welcome. 

9th eSTEeM Annual Conference programme (PDF)

Webcasts

Some sessions will be webcast over the two days. To view the Welcome and Introduction, Opening Workshop and Day One Closing Keynote Presentation, please visit http://stadium.open.ac.uk/stadia/preview.php?whichevent=3488&s=31

To view the Day Two Closing Keynote Presentation, please visit http://stadium.open.ac.uk/stadia/preview.php?whichevent=3489&s=31

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