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Katherine Aston

Katherine Aston

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Lecturer in Chemistry Education

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  • Chemistry

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Within science education, Katherine has worked as a teacher, assessment developer, educational researcher, and teacher educator. She is particularly fascinated by chemistry and the intricacies of learning and assessment.


Katherine's doctoral research explores why people value learning chemistry, with a focus on intrinsic forms of value. Previous research projects include Talking to Learn, which investigated the development of argumentation in four secondary science departments.


PGCE Science (Chemistry)

School Direct Salaried