The Department of Mathematics and Science Education undertakes research in all aspects of mathematics and science teaching, learning and teacher education. It does not restrict itself to particular research paradigms, believing that particular research questions prompt particular methodologies. It researches mathematics and science education at all age ranges and in varying educational and cultural contexts. The totality of Department member's research interests is broad, although individual academics' research interests can be found on their individual pages at:


Colleagues there will be happy to receive informal enquiries about a possible PhD project in their particular research field.

Entrance requirements and application procedure

Information about entrance requirements and application procedure can be found here:

General enquiries, unrelated to a particular research interest, can be directed to Dr Eva Norén,, who has responsibility for the management of the PhD programme.