Lectures & Events

EPI•STEM Lecture Series: A talk by Professor Janette Bobis

Professor Janette Bobis, Professor of Mathematics Education and Director of Research in the Sydney School of Education and Social Work at the University of Sydney.   Friday 12th April 2019, 13h00, Room A1-065 Title of Talk: Developing the Conceptual Sophistication for Ambitious Teaching of Mathematics Abstract: In this presentation, Janet describes particular pedagogies of enactment (Grossman & McDonald, 2008) embedded Continue Reading

EPI•STEM Lecture Series: A talk by Professor Diana Coben

Professor Diana Coben, PhD FRSA FHEA, is Emeritus Professor of Adult Numeracy at King’s College London and Visiting Professor in the School of Education and Lifelong Learning at the University of East Anglia, UK.   Monday 4th March 13h00 to 14h00, Room A1-065 Title of talk: Numeracy for Nursing: A challenge for safety-critical workplace mathematics Abstract: This seminar will outline current Continue Reading

Visiting Lecturer, Dr Sharon Mc Auliffe, Senior Lecturer, Cape Peninsula University of Technology

Visiting Lecturer, Dr Sharon Mc Auliffe, Senior Lecturer, Cape Peninsula University of Technology. Dr Sharon Mc Auliffe, Senior Lecturer: GET Mathematics Education, Faculty of Education – Mowbray, Cape Peninsula University of Technology visited EPI•STEM on Wednesday 3rd October 2018. Dr McAuliffe is part of a National Department of Higher Education and EU project for primary initial teacher education - PrimTEd Continue Reading

Visiting Lecturer Dr Craig Pournara, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg

Dr Craig Pournara, from the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, visited EPI•STEM from 13-16 August 2018. Dr Pournara is Director of the Marang Centre for Mathematics and Science Education at Wits University, and hosted a visit by Professor Merrilyn Goos, Director of EPI•STEM, in January 2018. We asked him about the goals and highlights of his visit. (1) What was Continue Reading

EPI•STEM Lecture Series: A talk by Professor Marika Kapanadze

Prof. Marika Kapanadze Head of Science Education Research Center SALiS, Ilia State University, Georgia.   Tuesday 29th August 11h00 to 12h00, Room A1-065 Title of Talk: The Impact of EU Funded Projects from the Perspective of an Eastern European Country During the talk will be discussed EU funded projects (SALiS, Chain Reaction, PROFILES; LeAGUe) in Science Education and it’s impact Continue Reading

EPI•STEM Lecture Series: A talk by Dr Tom Carroll

Dr Tom Carroll, Senior Lecturer in Mathematics, University College Cork   Tuesday 9th May 14h00 to 15h00, Room A1-065 Title of talk: Transitioning to e-assessment in mathematics education   Abstract: Transitioning to e-assessment in mathematics education’ is a joint project between UCC and CIT funded by the National Forum for the Enhancement of Teaching and Learning. The aims of the Continue Reading

STEM Colloquium

EPI•STEM, National Centre for STEM Education, School of Education, are hosting a STEM Colloquium with a team of Swedish academics lead by Dr Thomas Ginner, Senior adviser, Centre for School Technology Education (CETIS), Linkopings universitet. The STEM Colloquium will serve the purpose of collaboration under the themes of ‘An overview of the Irish school system’, ‘Technology education in Ireland’, and ‘The Continue Reading

EPI•STEM Doctoral Seminar Series: A talk by PhD Student Miguel Romero Gutiérrez

Researcher of Sensociencia Project, University of Almería   Wednesday 11th May  12h00, Room A1-065   Title of Talk: Sensociencia Project: Science with Sense, Sensors and Sensations   Abstract: Laboratory activities in science classes are disappearing in Spain, the reasons behind this could be that teachers only identify with the motivating function of laboratory activities and prefer hands-on activities before an Continue Reading

EPI•STEM Event: Poster presentations of EPI•STEM Research, followed by a talk by Dr Louise Lehane

Poster presentations of current research projects by EPI•STEM researchers   Venue: EPI•STEM Lecture Room – A1065, Main Building Date: Tuesday 3rd May, 13h00 -14h00, Room A1-065 followed by a talk by Dr Louise Lehane Researcher in Science Education: EPI•STEM, University of Limerick Tuesday 3rd May, 14h00 - 14h3o, Room A1-065, Main Building The conversation following Dr Lehane’s talk will continue Continue Reading

EPI•STEM Lecture Series: A talk by Dr Bahadir Namdar

Assistant Professor of Science Education, Recep  Tayyip Erdoğan University, Turkey   Tuesday 26th April, 12h00, Room A1-065   Title of Talk: Using Representations for Socioscientific Argumentation in a Computer-supported Collaborative Learning Environment   Abstract: With the fast advancement of information communication technologies socioscientific issues are debated through multiple media channels more often than ever before. Today, data about these issues Continue Reading

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