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Research centre

Mathematics, science and health education

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We have a global reputation for research in the areas of mathematics, science and health education.

Part of Education


The aims of our research group are to develop our international recognition as a centre for excellence in research, to create new knowledge and to provide a base for international research and collaboration.

We are committed to: 

  • expanding interdisciplinary research collaboration 
  • facilitating the training of STEM students and STEM engagement
  • exploring students' understanding of early maths, reasoning skills, computational thinking, and emotional and social development 
  • evaluating teachers' professional development, its effectiveness and impact in maths science and health education 
  • promoting decision-making and argumentation skills for engagement with socio-scientific issues
  • investigating the use of digital technologies as pedagogical tools and new technologies for teaching and learning
  • designing, developing and evaluating curriculum resources for classroom teaching and learning

Find out more about our research and activity on our MSHE blog.

Research highlights

Inspiring young people to make positive lifestyle choices

An education and medicine collaboration helps youngsters make informed decisions about their health and wellbeing in the face of the pandemic.

Projects and publications

Research projects

Our people

My research interests include learning analytics, educational data mining and large-scale assessment data analysis like PISA, TIMSS and PIRLS.
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