Dr. Andrew Allsebrook - Lead demonstrator at the University of Queensland

Prof. Nicola King - Associate Dean for Education in the College of Engineering, Mathematics and Physical Sciences at the University of Exeter

Dr. Leanne Williams - Associate Professor at the University of Warwick

Prof. Dudley Shallcross - President of the Education Division of the Royal Society of Chemistry, Professor of Atmospheric Chemistry at the University of Bristol and CEO of the Primary Science Teaching Trust

Dr. Dee Scadden - Director of Teaching and Digital Learning, Dept of Biochemistry, and Director of Technology-enabled Learning, School of Biological Sciences, University of Cambridge

Dr. Juliet Stoltenkamp - Director of the Centre For Innovative Education & Communication Technologies (CIECT), University of the Western Cape



Entries and eligibility:

  • Entry is open from November 15th through to December 13th 2021.

  • The applicant(s) of the following award areas must currently work with Learning Science and be able to demonstrate how they have innovated teaching and learning using Learning Science resources: Student Involvement, Department-Wide Impact, Evidence of impact, and Creative Innovation.

  • The applicant(s) of the Progress award area must have applied for the Teaching Innovation Awards 2020, and be able to demonstrate how they have continued to innovated teaching and learning using Learning Science resources.

  • The applicant(s) of the Wider Innovation in Science Education award area must be associated with a university or post-16 educational institution that uses digital tools to innovate teaching and learning in the sciences.

  • Where the entry is a collaborative effort, all major contributors should be specified within the entry.

  • The length of submission is limited to 500 words.

  • Details provided must be a true and accurate representation of actions taken in real life.



  • The applications will be judged by an expert panel of science educators (see the judging panel for further information).

  • Entries will be judged against marking criteria and how best they demonstrate their innovation of teaching and learning.

  • The decision of the judges is final. The judges reserve the right to re-classify or reject any entry that does not comply with the requirements.

  • Entries will only be judged on the basis of the information provided to the judges on the application form.

  • Judges are requested to declare an interest and remove themselves from the process if they are asked to judge an entry that poses a conflict of interest.


  • Learning Science is committed to your privacy.

  • All entries will be stored securely and access to these by the judges will be strictly monitored.

  • Winner details (name, institution, project overview) will be announced on our website and social media pages.

  • Learning Science will not provide your personal information to any other organisation for the purpose of direct marketing and will take reasonable precautions to prevent the loss, misuse or alteration of your personal information.