||Studies in chemistry, mathematics, pedagogics and philosophy at the University of Oldenburg |
|| Scientific co-worker and PhD studies at the University of Oldenburg (Group B. Ralle), PhD 1997|
|1997-1999|| In-service teacher training (Referendariat) |
|1999-2003 ||Researcher and lecturer at the University of Dortmund (Group B. Ralle), Habilitation 2003|
|2004-2005 ||Full Professor (W2) for chemistry education at the Department of Biology and Chemistry of the University of Bremen|
|since 2005 || Full Professor (W3/Chair) for chemistry education at the Department of Biology and Chemistry of the University of Bremen|
|2003 || Johann-Friedrich-Gmelin-Award (young researchers award in chemical education) of the Division of Chemical Education within the German Chemical Society (GDCh)
| 2005 || Award for special engagement on the annual regional meetings of the German Science Teachers' Association (MNU) within the country of Bremen |
|2006 ||Berninghausen-Award (Award for excellence in teaching and its innovation at the University of Bremen), jointly with Marcus Baeumer
|2006 || Poster award on the annual conference of the Society for Didactics in Chemistry and Physics (GDCP) in Bern (Switzerland), jointly with Silvija Markic and Nicos Valanides |
|2007 ||Comenius Edu Media Award for the Textbook Chemie interaktiv; by Cornelsen Publishers Berlin (Eds. Ingo Eilks and Rüdiger Blume) ||2008|| Award for "Sustainable Chemistry A profile for upper secondary education in the country of Bremen" as official project of the UN-world Decade of Education for Sustainable Development (DESD)
||2009 || Award for "The climate change before the court" as official project of the UN-world Decade of Education for Sustainable Development (DESD)
|| 2010 || Fellow or the Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC) |
|2013 ||Award for "Sustainabilty and chemistry in the non-formal student laboratory" as official project of the UN-world Decade of Education for Sustainable Development (DESD)||2014 ||STEM of Tomorrow School Award, jointly with D. Ostersehlt, M. Krause and the Lise-Meitner-School Stuhr-Moordeich
|2015 ||Senior-Fellow at the Kolleg Didaktik:Digital of the Joachim Herz Foundation 2016/17
|2016 ||Certificate of Honor at the Polytechnik-Award
|2017 ||Award for Outstanding Contributions to the Incorporation of Sustainability into Chemical Education der American Chemical Society - Committee for Environmental Improvement |
Senior-Fellow at the Kolleg Didaktik:Digital of the Joachim Herz Foundation 2018/19|
|Further details || |
|1995-1997||Part time lecturer for chemistry and didactics of chemistry at the University of Vechta |
|1999-2002||Member of the evaluation commission of the Education-Industry-Partnership initiative of ICASE und CEFIC|
|since 2002 ||Co-editor and author for chemistry school textbooks with Cornelsen Publishers Berlin, e.g. Chemie Interaktiv, Fokus Chemie and Natur und Technik |
|2002-2007|| Head of the working group "Computers in chemistry teaching" of the Chemical Education Division of the German Chemical Society (GDCh) |
|2002-2003 ||Part time teacher at the Helene-Lange-Gymnasium (grammar school) in Dortmund>|
|2003-2006||Head of the working group "Links with schools" of the European Chemistry Thematic Network (ECTN 3, EU-Project), member of the ECTN management committee|
|2004-2008 ||Member of the board of the German Society for Didactics of Chemistry and Physics (GDPC)
| 2005 ||Call for a Chair of Education (W3) in the field of science education to the University of Hamburg (call rejected)|
| 2006-2009||Head of the working group "Innovative Methods in University Chemistry Education" of the European Chemistry Thematic Network (ECTN 4, EU-Thematic Network Programme), joint chair with Bill Byers (Ulster University, UK), member of the ECTN management committee
|2006-2017 || Member of the editorial board of "Chemistry Education Research and Practice", chair of the board 2015-2017, from 2018 member of the advisory board
|since 2006||Member of the editorial board of Eurasia Journal of Mathematics, Science and Technology Education"
| since 2007 ||Member of the editorial board of "International Journal of Environmental and Science Education"
||2007-2013||Member of the editorial board of " Zeitschrift für Didaktik der Naturwissenschaften"
|2009||Member of the scientific committee of the ESERA conference 2009 Istanbul (Turkey) |
|2010|| Member of the scientific committees of the ECRICE conference 2010 Krackow (Poland) and ICASE world conference on science education 2010 Tartu (Estonia)|
|since 2010||Member of the editorial board of "Contemporary Issues in Education"
|2010-2012 ||Co-coordinator of the project SALIS-Student Active Learning in Science (TEMPUS IV)
| since 2013|| Vice-president of the International Society for Educational Research (iSER) |
| 2013||Editor of "Teaching Chemistry - A Studybook" with Avi Hofstein; Sense Publishers Rotterdam |
|2015||Editor of "Relevant Chemistry Education - From Theory to Practice" with Avi Hofstein; Sense Publishers Rotterdam |
| since 2015||Member of the editorial board of " Science & Education"
| since 2015 || Member of the advisory board of " Advances in Chemistry Education"
|since 2015||Member of the advisory committee of "Journal of Science Education"
|since 2015||Joint co-editor of "Eurasian Journal of Physics and Chemistry Education"
|since 2016||Member of the Editorial Board of the "Journal of the Turkish Chemical Society - Section C Chemical Education"
|since 2016||Member of the Editorial Board and Section Editor for Education "Sustainability"
| 2016-2018||Section editor for Green Chemistry Education der Zeitschrift "Current Opinion in Green and Sustainable Chemistry" (with V. G. Zuin)
| 2016-2019||Coordinator or the ERASMUS+-Project "ARTIST - Action Research to Innovate Science Teaching"
|since 2017||Member of the Editorial Advisory Board of the "Journal of Chemical Education"
|since 2017||Member of the Editorial Board "Current Opinion in Green and Sustainable Chemistry"
||Plenary lectures and keynote speeches||2010 ECRICE Conference Krakow (Poland) |
2010 GDCP Conference Potsdam (Germany)|
| ||2011 Collaborative Action Research Network Conference Vienna (Austria) |
| || 2011 Variety in Chemistry Education Conference York (UK) |
| ||2013 Tag der Fachdidaktik Innsbruck (Austria) |
| ||2013 Gordon Research Conference on Chemistry Education Newport (USA) |
| ||2014 Humboldt Kolleg on Education and Development Agartala (India) |
| ||2014 Conference on New Horizons in Teaching Science Haifa (Israel) |
| ||2014 ECRICE Conference Jyväskylä (Finland) |
| ||2014 iSER World Conference Cappadocia (Turkey)|
| ||2015 IUPAC World Chemistry Congress Busan (Korea) |
| ||2015 4th National Chemistry Education Congress Ayvalik (Turkey) |
| ||2015 Conference on Chemistry Education for Sustainable Development Haifa (Israel) |
| ||2016 Annual Conference of Lernort Labor Saarbrücken (Germany) |
| ||2016 ECRICE Conference Barcelona (Spain) |
| ||2016 SUSTAIN Final Conference Berlin (Germany) |
| ||2016 Humboldt Kolleg Brazil Sao Carlos (Brazil) |
| ||2016 Visible Didactics Innsbruck (Austria)|
| ||2017 Sustainability learning in Hassia Fulda (Germany)|
| ||2017 Graduate School FUNKEN Final Symposium Soest (Germany)|
|Reviewer ||e.g. ChemKon, Z.Did.Naturwiss., Chem.Educ.Res.Pract., J.Chem.Educ., Int.J.Sci.Educ., Eurasia J.Math.Sci.Techn.Educ, Int.J.Sci.Math.Educ., Int.J.Environm.Sci.Educ., Eur.J.Teach.Educ., Sci.& Educ., Sci. Educ., Sustainability |
| Joint publications ||with e.g. colleagues from Cyprus, the Netherlands, Israel, Ireland, Turkey, Belgium, Austria, Denmark, Georgia, Indonesia, Japan, Jordan, Sweden, UK, USA, Brazil,
||Verein zur Förderung des Mathematischen und Naturwissenschaftlichen Unterrichts (MNU) (German Science Teachers Association) |
| || Gesellschaft Deutscher Chemiker - Group Chemistry Teaching (GDCh-FGCU) (German Chemical Society)|
||Gesellschaft für Didaktik der Chemie und Physik (GDCP) (Society for Didactics of Chemistry and Physics)|
||European Science Education Research Association (ESERA)|
||American Chemical Society |
||Royal Society of Chemistry(RSC) |
||Verband der Chemielehrer Österreichs (VCÖ) (Austrian Chemistry Teachers Association) |
|CARN D.A.Ch. - Collaborative Action Research Network Germany, Austria, Switzerland|
| ||LeNa - Education for Sustainable Development in Teacher Education Network|