Christina Chalmers

Senior Lecturer in Education, Queensland University of Technology

Dr Christina Chalmers is a senior lecturer in the Faculty of Education at Queensland University of Technology (QUT). Chris currently leads the Robotics@QUT project which is a support network developed to assist teachers and students from over 50 schools in low SES areas, engaging in robotics-based Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) activities. The program provides professional development workshops for teachers, school-based experience for pre-service teachers, robotics loan kits to schools, sponsorship to competitions for school students, and on-campus robotics fun days for school students and their parents. Chris is involved in research projects focusing on technology, robotics, social skills, computational thinking, and STEM.

Experience

  • –present
    Lecturer in Education, Queensland University of Technology

Education

  • 2009 
    QUT, PhD