John Airey

researcher at Department of Physics and Astronomy, Physics Education Research

Email:
john.airey[AT-sign]physics.uu.se
Visiting address:
Ångströmlaboratoriet, Lägerhyddsvägen 1

Postal address:
Box 516
751 20 UPPSALA

Short presentation

Dr John Airey is Reader (docent) in Physics Education Research at the Department of Physics and Astronomy at Uppsala University and a Senior Lecturer (Lektor) in Science Education, at the Department of Mathematics and Science Education at Stockholm University. John’s research interests focus on disciplinary learning at tertiary level and its relationship to language and other semiotic resources

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Biography

Dr John Airey is Reader (docent) in Physics Education Research at the Department of Physics and Astronomy at Uppsala University and a Senior Lecturer (Lektor) in Science Education, at the Department of Mathematics and Science Education at Stockholm University. He is currently the principal investigator for the project Building a professional identity: a comparative study of physics teacher training in four countries (Sweden, England, Singapore and Finland) from the Swedish Research Council (VR-2015-01891). He is also part of a second Swedish Research Council project Investigating interactive science education at the university level: Combining variation theory with social semiotics as it relates to disciplinary representations and semiotic resources (VR 2016-04113).

Research Themes

John’s research interests focus on disciplinary learning at tertiary level and its relationship to language and other semiotic resources.

Publications

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