Professor of Science Education, University of Western Australia

I am Professor of Science Education in the Faculty of Education at The University of Western Australia. I am co-editor of the university student textbooks, The Art of Teaching Science (2004, 2012) and the The Art of Teaching Primary Science (2007). My primary research interests relate to genetics education, socioscientific issues, argumentation, and decision-making.

Experience

  • 2014–present
    Professor, University of Western Australia
  • 2008–2014
    Professor, Curtin university

Education

  • 1999 
    Curtin University, PhD
  • 1994 
    Curtin university, MSc

Grants and Contracts

  • 2013
    Promoting scientific literacy of secondary science students through studying socioscientific issues and argumentation
    Role:
    Chief Investigator
    Funding Source:
    ARC

Research Areas

  • Curriculum And Pedagogy (1302)

Honours

FSB (Fellow of Society of Biology)