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Dr Cliona Murphy

STEM Education, Innovation & Global Studies

Name: Dr Cliona Murphy
Department: STEM Education, Innovation & Global Studies
Work Area: Academic Staff
Role: Academic Staff
Phone Number: 01 884 2153
Email Address: cliona.murphy@dcu.ie
Room: C318
Campus: DCU St Patricks Campus

Biographical Details

Dr Cliona Murphy has been lecturing in the area of science education at tertiary level for 19 years.  She has developed and implemented a range of pre-service, post-graduate and continuing professional development programmes in science education. She has conducted and published research and developed educational resources in the areas of Nature of Science, Inquiry- Based Science Education, Education for Sustainability and Climate Change Education. Dr. Murphy has collaborated in a number of National and International projects in STEM Education, Education for Sustainable Development and Climate Change Education. She was the Irish co-ordinator and principal professional development facilitator for Ireland in the FP7 Fibonacci Project and was the Irish co-ordinator for the EU Comenius SUSTAIN project. Most recently she was one of the principal investigators on the Education for a Sustainable World Project, that was funded by the Global Consortium for Sustainability Outcomes (GCSO) and was chair of a  sub-group of ALLEA’s Science Education Working group that conducted research and published a report on Climate Change Education throughout Europe.

Dr Murphy’s Current Roles Include: ·        
Chair of ALLEA’s Science Education Working Group https://allea.org/science-education/)
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Chair of the scientific and pedagogical committee of the international Office for Climate Education. https://www.oce.global/en/home
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Associate Director of the Centre for the Advancement of STEM Teaching and Learning (CASTeL). www.castel.ie
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Chair of the Irish Association for Primary Science Education (IAPSE) 


Cliona welcomes queries form prospective Masters and PhD students who are interested in researching the following areas:  STEM Education; Science Education; Science and Technology Education; Nature of Science; Teacher Professional Development

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