Bioinformatic education: genomics and a new data-centred science of precision learning

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Wednesday, 6 March 2019, 12-1 pm (Conference Room, 2.15 Chrystal Macmillan Building)

Ben Williamson, Moray House of Education, University of Edinburgh

 

Bioinformatic education: genomics and a new data-centred science of precision learning

Big data, biological science and business have united forces in emerging approaches to the genetics of education. The emerging data-centred science of ‘precision learning’ raises significant challenges for educational research, as knowledge is produced through bioinformatics infrastructure, and raises the potential for biologically-informed education policy based on expertise in human genomics.

 


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