Institution/Company: Glenalmond Collge
Areas of Interest: Education
Keywords: education Teaching Research GIS Earth Science
Dr Matt Gibson worked as a geological research scientist at the University of Edinburgh, his work focusing on isotope geochemistry and structural field geology. He then went on to work as an independent geological consultant for the hydrocarbon and nuclear power industry before entering the education sector in 2006. His principal focus in recent years has been the use of academic research in developing teaching and learning in schools and in raising academic attainment and intellectual ambition. Matt has founded and manages various initiatives with university and industrial communities to promote involvement of academically gifted young people in high level academic research. He is also founder and editor of neonEidos, an international journal for the publication of academic research by young people.
Working Group: Excellence in Education
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