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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 science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) subjects.

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

Research highlights

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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