Science Technology Engineering Mathematics and Environmental Education Research Group

Re-imagining futures in STEME

Visiting Scholars

The Deakin STEME Group regularly hosts international visiting scholars. The range of visiting scholars represents strong international links that STEME Group members have forged over the years. While here, our visiting scholars present symposia or seminars and participate in research discussions and planning meetings.


7 November 2018
26 November 2018

Professor Maija Aksela visits the STEME Team from Finland

Professor Aksela was a keynote at the 2018 CAR symposium and 2018 STEM Education conference, and presented a seminar on school-industry links called Science Education Through Industry Collaboration.  

5 November 2018
16 November 2018

Professor Per-Olof Wickman

Per-Olof Wickman is Professor of Science Didactics at that University of Stockholm. Professor Wickman was a keynote at the 2018 CAR Symposium. He presented on aesthetics in science education and teacher didactics. He is working with STEME researchers o …

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5 October 2018
4 October 2019

STEME Team Welcomes Brazilian Visiting Scholar

Fernanda Rezende arrived in Melbourne in October 2018, with her daughter, Petala, and son, Ben.  Fernanda is conducting a research project with Dr. Peta White in Sustainable Schools with a focus on ResourceSmart Schools in Victoria. Fernanda and Peta h …

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20 February 2018
9 March 2019

Professor Kathy Nolan

Professor Kathy Nolan, University of Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada visited us early in 2018. Kathy teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in mathematics curriculum, qualitative research, and contemporary issues in education. Her research focuses on …

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3 October 2016
23 December 2016

Professor Julian Williams

Professor Williams has a long association with STEM Education researchers at Deakin. He has visited Deakin a number of times over 2016-2018, presenting on topics such as interdisciplinary in STEM, funds of knowledge views of mathematics education, and …

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1 August 2016
26 November 2016

Professor Rich Lehrer

Professor Lehrer was a Deakin ‘Thinker in Residence’, working with STEME researchers for 3 months in 2016. He has been a critical friend on Australian Research Council projects led by Deakin, and is currently involved in collaborative research in the A …

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