PhD Scholarship

Two PhD scholarships (covering the living stipend for three years), funded by an Australian Research Council (ARC) Discovery Project grant, are available for the holders to conduct research in a project that investigates students’ interactions in drawing science diagrams and their benefits in enhancing students’ scientific creativity. Nationally and internationally, there is a growing demand to …

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Lecturer in Science Education (Level B) Murdoch University School of Education

Lecturer in Science Education (Secondary) Murdoch University School of EducationContinuous, Full Time positionLecturer Level B | $92k-$109k plus 17% employer superannuation contributionsSalary Packaging opportunitiesRef: 1778A01/2018XXThe School of Education has a research culture rich in quality, breadth and depth. Our research is World Class (ERA). The School of Education is one of five Murdoch disciplines ranked in …

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ARC Grants announcement, November 2017

ASERA wishes to congratulate the following researchers for being given ARC grants for Discovery Projects with a Science/STEM focus.  Curtin UniversityProfessor Barry Fraser; Dr Rekha Koul; Professor Dr Theo Wubbels: STEM education: Student attitudes, teacher relationships & emotional climate Dr Mihye Won; Professor David Treagust; Dr Kok-Sing Tang: Drawing science diagrams to enhance students’ scientific creativity.  Deakin UniversityProfessor Russell Tytler; Professor Joanne Mulligan; …

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NARST Seeks Applicants for Executive Director

NARST: A Worldwide Organization for Improving Science Teaching and Learning through Research is currently accepting applicants for the position of NARST Executive Director. The Executive Director is a key management leader of NARST. The Executive Director reports directly to the Board of Directors and is responsible for the administration and operations of the organization. The Executive …

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Hyperbolic Space Workshop with Margaret Wertheim

Internationally noted writer, artist and curator Margaret Wertheim will speak about the history of hyperbolic math and its relevance to physics and biology, and will then lead a unique hands-on creative workshop in which participants will get to construct their own hyperbolic models out of paper. All materials supplied. No prior experience needed. Suitable for all …

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ASERA Conference 2018 – EOI now open

Abstract submissions for presentations of research work in science education in formal and informal contexts are open. The conference includes (a) paper presentations (comprising a 20-minute oral presentation and 10-minute discussion), and (b) poster presentations. All abstracts should be less than 300 words in length, including references. Authors should register and submit abstracts at: ASERA Conference 2018  Submissions close 14 February …

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CONASTA 67 – Call for papers

Abstract submissions are now open for CONASTA 67, the national science education conference of the Australian Science Teachers Association.  In 2018 CONASTA will be held at Sydney University, Sydney, NSW from 8-11 July. The CONASTA 67 theme of ‘Spotlight on Our Future’ has been chosen to inspire all educators to focus on the influence of science on our lives. More than 500 delegates are expected to attend CONASTA 67, including:early …

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Special Edition of RISE – EOI to contribute

‘Epistemic Insight – teaching and learning about the nature of science in real world and multidisciplinary arenas.’ The editors of this special edition of RISE invite you to submit either a research or conceptual-based paper.  All levels of education from primary to tertiary and teacher education are encompassed in the issue which is due for publication in November 2018.  If …

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Invitation to education symposium

You are invited to attend and/or present at this symposium, ‘Contemporary approaches to research in mathematics, science, health and environmental education’. It is expected that academic researchers and higher degree by research students will gain from the symposium. When: November 23-24 November, 2017, 9am-5pmWhere: Deakin Downtown, Melbourne, Australia Download PDF

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