Reflecting on the CERG Teacher Researcher Scheme

from Jane Essex, Chair, Chemical Education Research Group Three years ago, the Chemical Education Research Group committee were facing a crisis of direction, with static numbers of members, low engagement by our membership and a limited programme. The committee decided that chemical education research was simply too important for the committee to go into abeyance…

CERG Mentoring Scheme

The Chemistry Education Research Group (CERG) aims to promote Chemistry Education Research at all levels of education and to disseminate these research findings. In order to support the personal development of all members of the group, CERG is currently coordinating a pilot Mentoring Scheme. Academic Mentoring aims to foster a guiding, supportive and coaching relationship…

January Webinar – Kinsey Bain and Maia Popova

In January, our webinar will be one celebrating two early career researchers. Each speaker will take 30 minutes to present and discuss their topic. Recordings and references noted are below Register to receive information about future webinars here (one registration suffices for the entire year). It’s just math: Investigating undergraduate student understanding of chemical kinetics…

Theoretical frameworks for CER available online

This book is one of the standard reference sources for anyone working in chemistry education research. The authors have made the book available to share, and as well as being hosted on the Chemical Education Division of the Chemical Institute of Canada website, we are delighted to have their permission to host it here in the…

Scott Lewis Webinar – 28th November

Our 2018-2019 webinar series continued with Prof Scott Lewis who gave a webinar entitled: At-Risk Students and Equity in Post-Secondary Introductory Chemistry. This webinar was kindly supported by Learning Science. A recording is below. Note that there was a technical glitch about 36 minutes, so a few seconds are lost. Abstract A substantial literature base has related…