About the conference

Australian Conference on Science and Mathematics Education (The 22nd UniServe Science Conference)


The Australian Conference on Science and Mathematics Education (The 22nd UniServe Science Conference) is an opportunity for tertiary science and mathematics educators to share ideas and keep up to date. Science and mathematics for this conference encompasses biological sciences, chemistry, geosciences, health sciences, information technology, learning and cognitive sciences, mathematics and statistics, molecular and microbial sciences, physics and psychology as well as the various fields of the applied sciences.

Download flyer (as pdf) to print and display. You can also download the conference dinner flyer here.

This is the map for navigating the UQ campus, parking, and public transport options. Please note that the Citycat ferry stop has moved and it may be inaccurate on some online maps. UQnav is a free App that can help you navigate the campus. You can find it here: http://www.uq.edu.au/uqnav/

The 21st Century Science and Maths Graduate:
What is the place of our STEM graduates in the world? How do we prepare them?

Sub-themes: Networking and collaboration, technology-enhanced learning, digital literacy, industry engagement, community engagement, work integrated learning (WIL), transferable skills, employability, communication in science & mathematics.

Date and location
The Conference will be held on 28-29 September 2016 in Brisbane, Australia – just prior to ComBio 2016 conference. Discipline Workshop Day will be held on 30 September. The Conference and Discipline Workshop Day venue is University of Queensland, Sir Llew Edwards Building (building 14), St Lucia Campus, Brisbane.




Conference Chair: Susan Rowland (UQ)
Deputy Chair: Gwen Lawrie (UQ)

Program Committee:
UQ - Kay Colthorpe, Jack Wang, Michael Jennings, Effie Kartsonaki
QUT - Frances Breen, Dann Mallet
Griffith - Sarah Cresswell, Jenny di Trapani
JCU - Shaun Belward

Organising Committee:
UQ - Stephanie Beames (Conference Organiser), Louise Kuchel
QUT - Gillian Isoardi
Griffith - Sarah-Jane Gregory
JCU - Glenn Harrison
USQ - Eliza Whiteside