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Educational sciences

From subject teacher to professor

Maria Rönnlund, new professor of educational work, has studied pupils’ participation and influence at school.

Successful research collaborations brought Petros Pashiardis back to Umeå

Read interview with Petros Pashiardis, visiting researcher at the Centre for Principal Development.

Language – the key to influence

Swedish pupils are knowledgeable about society and social issues. But do they turn into proactive citizens?

Students' (lack of) comprehension of mathematics texts
Duration 1 January 2022 until 31 December 2026
Type of project Research project
Sustainable development within geography education
Duration 1 September 2021
Type of project PhD project
Play as a tool for language and literacy learning in the Sami classroom
Duration 1 October 2020 until 1 October 2023
Type of project Research project
Education Policy, and Youth Transitions
The profile includes research on education and training policy and politics as well as research on young people's careers in upper secondary school...
Research area: Educational sciences
Umeå Science Education Research (UmSER)
UMSER is a research group within science and technology education research with participants from several departments at Umeå University. Our...
Umeå Mathematics Education Research Centre (UMERC)
UMERC is an interdisciplinary network of researchers, research students and teachers from school and university, who are engaged in research and...
Measurement in Behavioral Sciences
Measurement and assessment of knowledge, skills, abilities and attitudes, regularly take place in our society, and especially in relation to...
Research area: Educational sciences, Pedagogy
The Research School QRM, Quantitative Research Methods in Education
The QRM Research School Project is funded by the Swedish Research Council and runs for four years 2018-2021. During these four years, a range of...
Research area: Educational sciences
The Department of Applied Educational Science hosts RECEUM, a research environment at Umeå University aiming to bring together research, practice a...
Research area: Educational sciences
ARED - Applied Research on Education and Digitalisation
ARED has a a joint interest in the digitalisation of school, teacher education, and society
Research area: Educational sciences, Pedagogy
Educational Leadership
Research is carried out on governance, leadership and support in different types of educational organizations and on the effects of these activities.
History and education
The research group consists of researchers within educational history and history didactics.
Research area: Educational sciences, History
Umeå Research Centre for Social Studies Didactics (UmSOD)
The research group brings together didactic research in civics, geography, religious studies and history.
Research area: Educational sciences, History