Using insight from neuroscience to improve education

External Event - 15th Sep 2016

This pre-conference to the International Mind, Brain and Education Society Conference is hosted by the Wellcome Trust and is FREE to attend. Click here to register.  

Where: Chelsea Hotel, Toronto, Canada

Time: 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM (breakfast and lunch included)

Cost: Free - Click here to register.

The pre-conference will focus on the learning, the process and the future of Mind, Brain and Education (MBE) work. In addition to hearing about new exciting research, speakers will discuss the challenges and their learning, and attendees will be encouraged to take part in sessions exploring how to push this field forward.

  • Session 1:  How has MBE developed over the last two years?
  • Session 2:  What have we learnt from doing MBE research in the classroom?
  • Session 3:  How can we close the gap between MBE research and classroom practice?
  • Session 4:  Where do we want MBE to be in two years, and what do we need to do to make that happen?

The following are just a few of the speakers you will hear on the day:

Paul Howard-Jones, University of Bristol Iroise Dumontheil, Birbeck University of London
Karen Cator, Digital Promise Christina Hinton, Harvard
Michael Thomas, Birkbeck, University of London Mary Helen Immordino-Yang, Rossier School of Education
Daniel Ansari, University of Western Ontario Catherine Wheatley, Oxford Brookes University
Christopher-James Harvey, University of Oxford Ian Kelleher, St. Andrew's Episcopal School


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