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NARST Distinguished Contribution to Science Education through Research Award Nominees

NARST seeks to improve science education through research. To this end, NARST desires to recognize and reward individuals who have made significant contributions to science education through research. Contributions may be of several types including, but not limited to empirical, philosophical or historical research, evaluative studies, policy-related research, and studies reflecting new techniques to be applied in research.

The recipient of the Award should have contributed over a period of at least 20 years since the award of his or her doctorate. This award is the highest recognition NARST can bestow for contributions to science education through exemplary, high quality research.

Nominations are due not later than July 31, 2015 to the email addresses below.
All members are encouraged to consider nominating a leading figure in science education research for this award. Self-nominations are not permitted.

Please note that the award will be made to an individual who over a period of at least 20 years has:

  1. made a continuing contribution to science education through research;
  2. provided notable leadership in science education through research; and
  3. had substantial impact on science education through research.

All that is necessary to start the nomination process is for a NARST member to send a name with no more than a one-page letter supporting the nomination of the person. Please send your nomination letter to the co-chairs of the committee.

J. Randy McGinnis
Peter Okebukola


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