Dr Laura Brassington
Dr Laura Brassington is a Visiting Lecturer in the Centre for Research in Education in Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics (CRESTEM).
Laura previously completed her PhD – which examined access to science education in nineteenth-century Britain and its empire – at the University of Cambridge. At Cambridge, Laura taught across four departments; provided tailored tutored for access programmes; and lectured for the Institute of Continuing Education, which helps adult students to learn throughout their lives.
Laura is the co-founder of STEM for Schools, and is committed to leading conversations about diversity in the history of science and education.
- Class, gender, and access to science education.
- Nineteenth-century social history.
- Nineteenth-century Britain and empire.
- MA in STEM Education
- Principles and Policy of STEM Education (Learning Together Series)
- Research Methods and Dissertation
Laura is happy to supervise MA dissertations on nineteenth-century social history, including access to education, print and publishing, and the development of science teaching.