Name Dr. Cliona Murphy
School STEM Education, Innovation & Global Studies


Dr Murphy is a senior lecturer in Science Education and works in the area of Initial Teacher Education (ITE).   Currently her principle work focuses on the research, development and facilitation of ITE, post-graduate and continuing professional development courses in science education and on the development of educational resources in science. Dr Murphy was the Irish co-ordinator and principal professional development facilitator for Ireland in the European Fibonacci Project and is currently the Irish co-ordinator for the EU Comenius plus SUSTAIN project.


She has conducted and published in the areas of teaching and learning in primary science, Nature of Science, Inquiry Based Science Education and Education for Sustainable development.  She has also been involved in the research and development of a range of educational resources to support the teaching and learning of Science through Inquiry; Nature of Science; Sustainable Energy and Education for Sustainability.

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