News in 2007

12-13/09/07 - Dynamic DNA

Dynamic DNA 2007 - GENIE runs another two successful Dynamic DNA days during September. Almost 600 children from 14 Leicestershire schools visit GENIE for a day full of fun and learning!

1-6/07/07 - GENIE Summer School

GENIE Summer School 2007 - GENIE:All About DNA and Genetics - GENIE funds and hosts one of the two residential University of Leicester Higher Education Summer Schools 2007. These were attended by year 11 students from across the East Midlands region as part of the widening participation strategy to encourage young people into Higher Education.

19/06/07 - SLTC 2001

GENIE presents workshop at SLTC2007. GENIE presents a DNA workshop at the Science Learning and Teaching Conference 2007 at Keele University.

16/06/07 - Awards for GENIE Training Video

GENIE Teaching Video wins "Two Oscars". A video produced by GENIE to teach biological sciences students how to use a micropipette has just picked up two prestigious awards at the annual meeting of the Health & Science Communications Association in Toronto.

24-25/04/07 - Dynamic DNA

Dynamic DNA 2007 - GENIE invites almost 500 Leicestershire school children over for 2 days full of fun and learning!

12-19/03/07 - National Science and Engineering Week 2007

National Science and Engineering Week 2007 - GENIE hosts or is involved in a number of science events, including Science Circus (at BioCity Nottingham), DNA Technology Taster for 6th formers (at GENIE Leicester), and school visits to Ibstock Community College and John Cleveland College.

27/02/07 - Outreach for Muslim/Christian Women's Group

Outreach for all ages - GENIE organises an evening visit for the local Muslim/Christian Women's group.

05/02/07 - University Experience Day

GENIE takes part in a University Experience Day organised by University of Leicester Widening Participation and Warwickshire AimHigher.

30/01/07 - EM-CETL Workshop

GENIE hosts an EM-CETL workshop addressing basic principles and terminology used in pedagogic research. An opportunity for mutual support and open discussion.

15-16/01/07 - Cool Chemistry

GENIE takes part in COOL CHEMISTRY events in Lincoln and Market Rasen, organised by Chemistry The Next Generation and SciTec.


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