Education and Science Research Group
At the Center for Gender Studies, interdisciplinary and innovative gender research is conducted within the research group EduS (Education and Science). Its main focus is project that aim to explore and develop different educational spaces, teacher and student identities, learning and teaching strategies, not least in higher education and science education. Furthermore, the projects examine questions about how knowledge, language, educational practices, as well as self-worth are, in various ways, related to gender and dominance relations in educational institutions.
Ongoing projects and activities
Currently conducted two major research projects funded by the Research Council within the group, three doctoral projects and a pedagogical project. To learn more about the ongoing projects please see the links below:
- Cultural heritage as a pedagogical tool in higher education at Uppsala University (pedagogical project)
- Discourse and culture in physics teacher education (doctoral project)
- In the borderland between academic disciplines and school science - Science faculty as teacher educators (RC)
- Norms and values in a chemistry discourse: Discursive analyses of the Swedish national test in chemistry and student answers (doctoral project)
- Staging the successful student in higher education: A comparative study of men, masculinities, and self-worth-protecting strategies in competitive contexts (RC)
- Who can become a physicist? Discourse, culture and identity in physics education (doctoral project)
Contact and participants
Researchers involved in the EduS Group are Kristina Andersson, Martha Blomqvist, Anna Danielsson, Susanne Engström, Annica Gullberg, Cathrine Hasse, Anita Hussénius, Maja Elmgren, Carolyn Jackson, Anders Johansson, Johanna Larsson, Anne-Sofie Nyström, Minna Salminen-Karlsson, Kate Scantlebury, Cecilia Rodéhn, Staffan Andersson and Marie Ståhl.