Broadcast One

Wed, Feb 17

  • LA: 07:00
  • New York: 10:00
  • London: 15:00
  • Paris: 16:00

Introducing materials properties in pre-university teaching

with Dr Pippa Newby and Dr Lee Phillips

Join this web seminar on Wednesday, February 17 to learn about introducing key materials properties and concepts to pre-university students. Discover the latest information and resources available to help educators to engage students by showing them the links between materials and products.

Join this web seminar to:
  • Discover how to engage students with visual and real-life examples
  • Learn how to introduce key material properties and concepts to students
  • Find out how to teach critical thinking and simple materials selection.

How to register and join the session

There is no cost but registration is required through the WebEx system. Please ensure you set your local time zone to receive accurate meeting invitations and test your setup in advance of the meeting. How to use WebEx, including setting times zone & language preferences 

About CES EduPack

CES EduPack is the world-leading teaching resource for materials in engineering, science, processing, and design. It provides a comprehensive database of materials and process information, powerful materials software tools, and a range of supporting textbooks, lectures, projects, and exercises. With specialist editions for specific disciplines, and three levels of the database and software to suit varying needs in all years of undergraduate study and in postgraduate teaching, CES EduPack is a curriculum-wide resource.

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CES EduPack is now used at over 800 universities and colleges worldwideWho should join the web seminar?

Anyone new to CES EduPack, and educators who currently use it, including deans, teaching assistants, instructors, accreditation committees, program coordinators, and department heads of colleges, lycees and schools.

This web seminar is not appropriate for students.

About the Presenters

Dr Pippa Newby holds a PhD from Imperial College London on Multifunctional Biomaterials as well as a MPhys in Physics from the University of Kent including a master’s project in Optical Coherence tomography. She has been a laboratory demonstrator, supporting first year material science students with their maths studies, tutoring students from GCSE right up to university level and taken part in various outreach programs including space school, cool physics and forensic crime labs. Pippa supports English speaking universities and colleges across the globe.


About Dr Lee Phillips...Dr Lee Phillips is a former materials science researcher with an MSci and PhD from the University of Cambridge, where he also taught undergraduates and participated in science outreach projects. He has since undertaken postdoctoral research at the CNRS-Thales joint laboratory in France, where he studied multifunctional materials and devices. As Materials Consultant for Research and Education, Lee helps to lead projects in the Education Division and with external collaborators to enhance teaching resources and databases, and also assists with internal, external and online training about the educational resources that Granta develops.

Meet the rest of the team