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IMPRESS season 5
News · 08 January 2024
New year, new season of IMPRESS! Our favourite seminar series on modern physics education research returns for another season – mark the dates in your calendar 💥

A compass pointing towards one direction with physics equations in the background
News · 17 December 2023
How can we modernise physics education? In our latest directions paper, we bring together four leading physics educators who present visions for the future of our field 🧭

A cubist painting of a person pondering quantum physics
News · 14 December 2023
What do you think about the different interpretations of quantum physics? And which one is your favourite? This is a deeply personal, sometimes delicate issue among physicists – and one that I explore in the latest episode of "Sag mal du als Physiker".

From the cosmos to the classroom
News · 08 November 2023
How do science education, science communication, and public outreach intersect and overlap? And how do our evolving education and communication practices affect our understanding of science and its place in society? Together with Urban Eriksson, I wrote a feature for CERN Courier reflecting on these questions 📣

IMPRESS returns for a fourth season
News · 27 September 2023
Buckle up, physics fans! IMPRESS, the International Modern Physics & Research in Education Seminar Series, is back for its fourth season 🚀

Hosting the ESERA SIG6 Meeting
News · 27 September 2023
I am proud to have hosted the ESERA SIG6 Meeting 2023 in Copenhagen. With about 30 scholars participating in vibrant discussions on languages and literacies in science education, the event was a great success 🥳

City-Lab: Galileo
News · 27 August 2023
Introducing “City-Lab: Galileo”, a podcast project merging theatre with astrophysics, all set against the backdrop of Bertolt Brecht's play “Life of Galileo”. Tune into our kick-off episode with former Head of Science at NASA, Thomas Zurbuchen 🚀

Virtual reality in astronomy education
News · 13 August 2023
I'm excited to share our latest paper, in which we reflect on design principles for using virtual reality in astronomy education 💫

Using embodied cognition to teach abstract coding concepts
News · 26 June 2023
This month, my PhD student Fridtjof Gjengset launched his project at his start-up seminar, proposing to leverage embodied cognition principles to enhance computational literacy in STEM 👩‍💻

Studying the quality of inquiry-based teaching in science classrooms
News · 23 May 2023
Hot off the press! Our new research paper on inquiry-based science teaching is out now, shedding light on how this instructional method can enhance teaching quality and student participation 🧑‍🏫

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