Sibel Erduran elected President of ESERA

Thursday, September 5, 2019

Category: News

Congratulations to Professor Sibel Erduran who has been elected as the President of ESERA (European Science Education Research Association). The result was announced at the 2019 biennial conference held in Bologna, Italy hosting 1,577 attendants from 58 countries.

ESERA established in 1995 is one of the largest and oldest science education research associations in the world. Professor Erduran will lead the Executive Board which includes academics from Norway, Denmark, Spain, Netherlands as well as co-opted members of the organisers of the next conference due to take place in Braga, Portugal in 2021, and the next summer school for doctoral students due to take place in Oxford in 2020.

Professor Erduran is Professor of Science Education and Deputy Director of Research in the department. Her research interests focus on the applications in science education of epistemic perspectives on science in general and in chemistry in particular. Her work on argumentation has received awards from NARST and EASE.

Further information about ESERA can be found at www.esera.org.