Geophysics Teachers’ Conference

The Faculty of Environment holds an annual teachers’ conference, in which we bring together some of our top academics to share insights into their latest cutting edge research. The event is free, with lunch and refreshments included.

For more information about the conference please click here

Contact Prof Jurgen Neuberg for further enquiries or to book a place.

The next Geophysics Teachers' Conference will take place on June 28th 2019. For booking enquiries please contact Prof Jurgen Neuberg via the link above.

What to expect

  • Interactive workshops on subjects relevant to the curriculum
  • Material that can be used in the school classroom
  • Networking, buffet lunch and refreshments

Where does the Geophysics Teacher's Conference take place?

Activities will take place in the School of Earth & Environment, and surroundings. To find the School use the following link https://environment.leeds.ac.uk/see/doc/contact-us

What are the planned activities?

09:30 -10:00 Registration & Coffee
10:00 -10:15 Welcome & Introduction
10:15 -10:45 Exciting Geophysical Research at Leeds
10:45 -11:45 Ideas to teach seismology in schools…
…make & take your own seismometer
12:00 -13:00 Locating an Earthquake
13:00 -14:00 Lunch & (non-seismic) Networking
14:00 -15:00 Hands on Geophysical Equipment
-seismic array
-gravity meters
-ground penetrating radar
15:00 -15:30 Where has geophysics taken our students ?
15:30 -15:45 Wrap-up; Contacts & Aftercare