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Future events

HUBS Annual Meeting 2020

20 - 21 April 2020

Save the date for the next HUBS Annual Meeting 2020, which will be taking place at the Francis Crick Institute in London.

Policy update

Individual members of the HUBS executive committee have watching briefs for specific policy areas of interest to HUBS, including degree apprenticeships, research, OfS, TEF, REF, KEF, Scotland and Brexit. The purpose of these watching briefs is to keep the committee and HUBS member institutions up to speed with recent developments. A list of the latest watching briefs is available below:

April 2019 - HUBS Watching Briefs
November 2018 - HUBS Watching Briefs


Previous news & events

HUBS Learning & Teaching Workshop Series 2019
Building resilience in and out of the curriculum

13 June 2019 | University of Edinburgh

This workshop will consider the advantages, disadvantages and pitfalls of strategies to build resilience within and outwith the undergraduate curriculum. Further information can be found in the event report.

A selection of teaching resources from this workshop are available to view below.

Stress bucket
Resilience building
Resilience framework
Resilience research brief

HUBS Learning & Teaching Workshop Series 2019
Overcoming barriers in chemistry teaching within the biosciences (joint HUBS/HUCBMS workshop)

1 July 2019 | University of Bradford

The one-day workshop will examine chemistry teaching challenges in biomedical and bioscience programmes in the UK and focus on overcoming disciplinary and technological barriers to improve chemistry teaching in bioscience and biomedical science (BMS) programmes.

HUBS Annual Meeting 2019

30 May - 1 April 2019

HUBS held their inaugural Annual Meeting 2019 at the Wellcome Genome Campus. The HUBS Annual Meeting 2019 included sessions on research, higher education policy, and teaching and learning in the biosciences. The full programme is available to view.

New to Teaching Bioscience in Higher Education

9 January 2019

This one-day workshop event catered for the specific needs of early career bioscience colleagues who have reached a career stage in which they are called on to provide lectures. The full programme is available online.

HUBS Learning & Teaching Workshop Series 2018

'Collaborative learning and teaching workshop: developing skills for the future'

21 June 2018

This HUBS funded workshop is run by the school of biosciences at the University of Birmingham and disseminates best practice and promotes critical discussion around the best ways to achieve effective collaboration for teaching staff and students.

HUBS Learning & Teaching Workshop Series 2018

Improving the transition to higher education in the biosciences workshop

28 June 2018

This HUBS funded workshop is an opportunity to discuss ways to support and prepare students for the transition for further study.

HUBS Learning & Teaching Workshop Series 2018

Minecraft in learning and teaching

12 July 2018

This HUBS funded workshop explores how the popular game Minecraft can be used to support learning and teaching in the biological sciences in Higher Education.

HUBS Spring Meeting 2018

18-19 April 2018

The HUBS Spring Meeting focused on teaching and learning in higher education. This event was held in Leicester. The full programme is available online.

HUBS Early Career Lecturer Workshop 2018

'New to Teaching Bioscience in Higher Education'

This HUBS-funded workshop catered for the specific needs of bioscience colleagues who are new or relatively new to university teaching. The full programme is available online.

HUBS Winter Meeting 2017

16 November 2017

This policy-focused conference explored widening participation and public engagement with science. It took place at the Natural History Museum, London and the full programme is available online.

HUBS, HUCBMS and IBMS Joint Workshop 2017:

'Teaching maths to biologists using non-digital games'

30 June 2017

This hands-on workshop examined how games and play can help us teach the more numerical parts of the bioscience curriculum. Details of the event can be found in the event report.

HUBS Learning & Teaching Workshop Series 2017:
'Learning through games and play'

19 July 2017

This HUBS-funded workshop was held at the University of York. Further information can be found in the event report.

HUBS Spring Meeting 2017

10- 11 May 2017

This two-day conference at Leicester explored digital teaching and learning in the biosciences, bioethics and current issues in higher education.

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