Call for applications: Prize for outstanding Ph.D. graduates in their transition to postdoctoral training in Science Education abroadDate: 18 January, 2023 Hour: 15:00
The Department of Science Teaching at the Weizmann Institute of Science (WIS) will award this academic year a prize of $5,000 to an outstanding Ph.D. student whose research is in science or science education, who is in transition to start postdoctoral training in science education abroad. A special committee of WIS scientists will review the nominations and select the winner. The call is open to the nomination of candidates from all the universities in Israel.
Congratulations to Eran Zafrani, who was chosen to receive the 2022 Prof. Meir (Maxim) Bruckheimer prize for excellence in Ph.D. studies.Date: 09 August, 2022 Hour: 14:15
The prize is awarded to Eran for his study on “Constraints and affordances for the implementation of dialogic argumentation in science classrooms”, conducted under the supervision of Prof. Anat Yarden.
The prize will be awarded at the ceremony which will take place on September 21 14:15-16:15 in the Schmidt Auditorium.
Open Rank Professorial Positions in Science or Mathematics EducationDate: 21 July, 2022 Hour: 08:15
The Department of Science Teaching at the Weizmann Institute of Science in Israel invites candidates of exceptional scholarly and professional achievement to apply for tenure-track or tenured positions at the rank of Senior Scientist (equivalent to Assistant Professor), Associate or Full Professor. The positions are for physics education, chemistry education, life science education, earth science education, environmental education, computer science education, mathematics education, and other areas associated with science/mathematics education such as learning technologies, public outreach/citizen science, etc.
Congratulations to Anna Hoffman, who won a 2022 prize named after Orly Kaplan for the excellence in Ph.D. studies.Date: 14 February, 2022 Hour: 15:15
The prize is granted for the study “The contribution of academic mathematics studies to teaching mathematics in secondary schools: The case of knowledge about the discipline of mathematics”, conducted under Prof. Ruhama Even mentorship.
The awarding ceremony will take place on April 16 14:30-16:00.
Congratulations to Yael Feldman-Maggor, who received a 2022 prize named after Avishay Bar-Ner for the excellence in Ph.D. studies.Date: 14 February, 2022 Hour: 15:15
The prize is granted for the study “Organizing learning and teaching in online information-rich environment: Higher education chemistry courses for teachers and students”, onducted under Prof. Ron Blonder mentorship.
The awarding ceremony will take place on June 13 14:30-16:00.
AI – ASSISTED GRADINGDate: 09 February, 2022 Hour: 08:15
Teaching and Learning in the School Chemistry LaboratoryDate: 22 December, 2021 Hour: 13:00
Long Term Research and Development in science education – What have we Learned?