The ASE Annual Conference is a unique opportunity for all teachers of science and those involved with science education. With over 350 sessions to choose from at ASE Annual Conference 2018, Sched will help you see what’s on and plan and edit your personal agenda at any time.  If you’ve not yet registered for this event book now on Eventbrite.
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Dr Helen Higgins

Institute of Veterinary Science, University of Liverpool
Helen is a farm vet and RCVS Specialist in Cattle Health and Production. After 8 years working in clinical practice, she undertook a Master’s degree in Statistics and a PhD at Nottingham University, funded by a Wellcome Trust Fellowship. In terms of research, Helen is especially interested in how people change their beliefs when presented with new evidence. This could be in any context but to date her experiments have been in a farm animal veterinary context. This research is cross-disciplinary (psychology and statistics) and links into Helen’s other main area of interest which is behaviour change. Helen is keen to expand her research methods into a classroom setting, investigating how students (of any age) update their pre-existing beliefs when given new information, and how and why they trust different sources of information.