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Mr Tim Harrison

Mr Tim Harrison

Mr Tim Harrison
BSc(Lond), MSc(Open), PGCE

Bristol ChemLabS School Teacher Fellow

Area of research

Chemistry Outreach and Education

Office W614
Cantock's Close,
Clifton, Bristol BS8 1TS
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+44 (0) 117 928 8663

Summary

 

The School Teacher Fellow, Dircetor of Outreach and Science Communicator in Residence positions has allowed research into the impact of Chemistry Outreach on school students, teachers and also on the postgraduates who co deliver such events. Bristol ChemLabS Outreach has had masters students  and a PhD student investigating this impact through the MSc by research and withiin the Masters in Science and Education (formerly MSc SURE) course at the Graduate School of Education, University of Bristol.

The work in the development of the Dynamic Laboratory Manual has also led to research in the impact of supported pre-lab work in projects such as Foundation LabSkills and the Dynamic Laboratory Techniques Manuals for Biology and Physics and has impacted on other Faculties at the University of Bristol.

Biography

He began teaching at Crown Woods School (ILEA), in Eltham, London from 1982-1988. His responsibilities included being 2nd in charge of Chemistry and in charge of less able science.

In 1988 he moved to Rednock School, Dursley, Gloucestershire as Head of Chemistry and was the Science College Director responsible for working with the community and extracurricular science activities for his students. Tim also taught at Mackay North SHS, Queensland, Australia as a seconded teacher of Chemistry.

Tim holds an Open University MSc in Science 1999-2003 (part time) and is also a marker and item writer for a number of examination boards.

Keywords

  • Chemistry Chemical Education
  • Outreach
  • Public Engagement
  • School Teacher Fellows
  • Pre-Laboratory Software
  • Demonstration Lectures

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School of Chemistry

Chemistry staff

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