Curriculum Vitae

Magdalena Kersting in front of a blackboard
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Current Position

  • August 2018 - present: Visiting research fellow with the ARC Centre of Excellence for Gravitational Wave Discovery (OzGrav) at the University of Western Australia

  • September 2015 - present: PhD researcher in Physics Education at the University of Oslo


  • 2018: Diploma in Public Relations Management, Freie Journalistenschule Berlin

  • 2015: Master of Science in Mathematics, University of Göttingen

  • 2012: Bachelor of Science in Mathematics, University of Göttingen

  • 2011: Bachelor of Science in Physics, University of Göttingen

Honors & Awards

  • 2019: EARLI Mentoring Grant 
  • 2018: Norwegian Research Council personal overseas research grant 

  • 2018: ESERA Early Career Travel Award

  • 2014: DAAD Promos Mobility Stipend

  • 2011: Bachelor of Science with Distinction, University of Göttingen, Germany

Professional Membership

  • ISLS, International Society of the Learning Sciences

  • PESGB, Philosophy of Education Society of Great Britain

  • EARLI, European Association for Research on Learning and Instruction

  • ESERA, European Science Education Research Association.