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Methods in Chemistry Education Research (Online Symposia)

Methods in Chemistry Education Research (MICER) is normally a one day meeting in Edinburgh, Scotland, focussing on the how to of education research. For 2020, in response to the global pandemic, MICER is moving online, and we are expanding our programme to a series of three symposia, with the first scheduled for Thursday 28th May, 11 AM – 5 PM BST. Anybody with an internet connection may join our conference, but you must register using the link below. Registration costs £10 (ten pounds Sterling) to cover conference hosting costs.

Student Feedback Items

A subgroup of the Western States Chemistry Education Group (WSCEG) has developed a set of 3 short-answer feedback items about student experiences during the COVID pandemic, targeting: (A) challenges they experienced; (B) course attributes that supported their learning; (C) the impact on their sense of belonging.


Postponement of the International Conference on Chemistry Education, ICCE, to January 2021 in Cape Town, South Africa

Dear Colleagues

The Local Organising Committee in consultation with the IUPAC Committee for Chemistry Education has decided to postpone the 26th International Conference on Chemistry Education to January 2021.  The name of the conference will change to ICCE 2021.  Preliminary information about ICCE 2021 is given below.

26-30 January 2021.

Lagoon Beach Hotel and Conference Venue.

Research Associate Position in Science Education in the Department of Chemistry at the University of Utah

Research Associate Position in Science Education in the Department of Chemistry at the University of Utah

A research associate position is available at the University of Utah in the Department of Chemistry. This position is a full-time, 12-month position, with the potential to extend 4 years, assuming excellent annual performance-based reviews. The research associate will work on several assessment projects concerning evidence-based inclusive teaching and student learning and retention in STEM.


Description of Position Responsibilities

Study Involving Conversion of Hand-drawn Structures to Digital Form


Vadim Fedorov at Vision Arcanum is working on a research study aimed at developing a tool for automatic conversion of hand-drawn structures into digital form. He is looking for research participants to draw structures using a digital tablet and stylus. Each session takes about 10 - 15 minutes and can be completed on your own time. If you're able and willing to help, please contact Vadim at

Best, Mike

American Chemical Society post-doctoral opportunity

Good day, everyone.

I hope this communication finds everyone in good health and in good spirits (either the emotional or the consumable variety, whichever suits the current moment).

The American Chemical Society Learning and Career Development group seeks a postdoctoral fellow to support education research and evaluation efforts. You may find the full position announcement at the following URL: