showcase2012-1This section of the website brings together information about forthcoming events and also short reports from past EFL events.

The Annual EFL Showcase Event aims to share ideas and practice with regards to innovative field and laboratory teaching and learning, with a particular emphasis on the use of technology.

The next EFL Showcase will be held at the University of Reading from the 12-13th September 2019.

Tickets for the event can be booked on Eventbrite.

We are currently accepting submissions for both short, thunderstorm presentations and longer outdoor interactive field activities/demonstrations of innovative field teaching. We would particularly welcome submissions on the themes of ‘botany’ and ‘virtual fieldwork’. Please send a 250 word abstract to by 17th May 2019.

Please keep an eye on the EFL website ( or follow EFL on Twitter @fieldwork_ntf for further details.

Events archive

Brief reports from past EFL events and partnership events, including:

  • Showcase Event, September 2019, University of Leeds
  • Showcase Event, September 2017, University of Chester
  • Showcase Event, September 2016, University of Reading
  • Showcase Event, September 2015, Isis Education Centre, Hyde Park, London
  • Showcase Event, September 2014, Margham Discovery Centre, Port Talbot, South Wales
  • Showcase Event, September 2013, FSC Rhyd-y-Creuau, Betws y Coed, Snowdonia National Park
  • Showcase Event, September 2012, FSC Preston Montford, Shropshire
  • Transforming Departmental Fieldwork Practice Event, July 2012, Hornton Grange, Birmingham
  • Showcase Event, September 2011, Margham Discovery Centre, Port Talbot, South Wales