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ASERA Conference 2023 (ASERA54)

As one of the oldest and most highly-regarded Science Education research associations in the world, we are proud to bring together Science Education researchers and educators from Australia, New Zealand, the Asia-Pacific Region and beyond to share ideas that change the nature and practices of Science Education through our annual conference. ASERA54 will be held at the Cairns Convention Centre in the vibrant and tropical city of Cairns in Far North Queensland from July 26-30. Join us for our first fully in-person conference since 2019.

Call for Papers Journal of Research in Science Teaching

Special Issue Learning and Teaching in Times of Science Denial and Disinformation. Special Issue Editors: K.C. Busch & Doug Lombardi

Educating the Educators IV Conference (ETE IV) on professional development (PD) in mathematics and science education

We are happy to share with you the official call for proposals of the upcoming. Educating the Educators IV conference (ETE IV) on professional development (PD) in mathematics and science education.

East China Normal University (ECNU) Review of Education* Special Issue Call for Papers

Climate Change Education: Cross-cultural perspectives. Guest Editors: Junqing Zhai (Zhejiang University)

Call for Papers: Symposium on social media and climate change

How are students using social media in the topic of climate change, which literacies are required for acting competently in these new media environments and how can we foster them in science education? These questions will be addressed on a symposium at Leibniz University Hannover (Germany) on the 09. and 10.03.2023.

NARST 2023 Call for Proposals

Join us in Chicago for the NARST 96th Annual International Conference Reflecting on Reform. —April 18 – 21, 2023 at the Chicago Hilton. You can find the Call for Proposal on the 

Advertisement for Post-Doc Position at the University of Vienna

The Austrian Educational Competence Centre for Biology (AECC Biology) at Vienna University conducts scientific research in the field of teaching and learning of Biology and seeks to fill the full position of a Post-Doc in Biology Education as soon as possible.

IOSTE 2022

The XX IOSTE International Symposium 2022 will take place 25-29th  July 2022 in Recife Brazil.  The theme of the conference is Esperançar in uncertain times: the role of science and technology education in a changing world.Submission deadline is January 31st 2022. You will find the details of the conference in this link:

Postdoc position at IPN, Kiel

Dear colleagues,
Applications are being sought for a Biology Education Postdoc position at IPN – Leibniz Institute for Science and Mathematics Education, Kiel, Germany. 

Call for Editorial Board Members

We are seeking applications to fill positions on the Editorial Board of the Journal of Research in Science Teaching (JRST).
This year, we especially invite applicants with strong methodological skills of all sorts, but particularly in quantitative, mixed methods, and design studies. We are also especially interested in those with expertise in informal education, emerging multilingual learners, engineering education, computer science education/computational thinking, scientific practices, equity, and STEM education in research on science education at higher education levels.
JRST is the official journal of NARST: A Worldwide Organization for Improving Science Teaching and Learning through Research. JRST publishes reports for science education researchers and practitioners on issues of science teaching and learning and science education policy. For JRST details, visit
The engagement of NARST members with the JRST Editorial Board is crucial for ensuring the quality and rigor of the peer review process. Each year, approximately one-third of the Editorial Board member positions are open for new colleagues as outgoing board members conclude their service.

Writing to get published in STEM education research course at the University of Copenhagen

The course will meet three times for two days each time between February and April, either in-person, virtually or as a hybrid. It is a ‘gratis’ course for European university science education PhD students, worth 5 ECTS credits. Sign-up ends on January 31st. Matches between those who sign-up and the course content and faculty will be made with a short questionnaire at the start of February sent to those who sign-ed up. Contact Bob Evans with questions:

Election of Doctoral Student Board member

Congratulations to Emily MacLeod for being elected to the Executive Board of ESERA. Emily is a PhD student at the UCL Institute of Education in London, England where she researches young people’s aspirations in science. Emily’s election marks the first time in the history of ESERA to include doctoral students on the Board. She will add voices of doctoral and early career researchers to organisational management.

ESERA 2023 - Cappadokia

Established in 1995, ESERA aims to enhance scientific
literacy for all through research in science education.

Various professional activities support community building in science education, dissemination of
research findings and professional development of researchers from different career stages.

ESERA 2023 Summer School

The ESERA Summer School 2023 will take place in Neustadt an der Weinstraße in Germany from July 3rd to July 8th 2023. It will be hosted by the Institute for Science Education of the RPTU Kaiserslautern-Landau.

ESERA 2023 - Cappadokia

Various professional activities support community building in science education, dissemination of research findings and professional development of researchers from different career stages.