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Department of Science and Mathematics Education


Anders Berg
Anders Hofverberg

My main interest lies in students’ motivation and science education. I also focus on higher education pedagogy in my current research.

Anna Loden

After 25 years as a high school teacher, I am now researching how students search for scientific information online, focusing on digital skills, AI tools like ChatGPT, and improving search strategies.

Anneli Dyrvold
Birte Svenja Reichstein

I am a PhD student in the field of science education.

Specifically I am interesrted in how science education contributes to fostering responsible citizenry in younger generations.

Björn Palmberg
Christina Ottander

Professor in Science Education, and PhD in Plant Physiology. Many of the on-going projects build on teacher-researcher collaborations and include both development of teaching and research.

Erika Boström
Eva Knekta

I am a associate professor and are doing research on issues related to the function of science education and education for a sustainable transformation of the society.

Ewa Bergqvist

Associate professor (Sw: docent) in mathematics education with research interests regarding language and mathematics. Head of department at the Department of science and mathematics education.

Frithjof Theens
Helena Näs
Helena Vennberg
Helena Westman

Works as an institution administrator at NMD.

Jenny Hellgren

Teacher and researcher in science education, with focus on motivation, scientific writing and that science education should be accessible and meaningful for everyone.

Jillian Adler
Johanna Lönngren

Associate professor in science and engineering education, focusing on education for sustainable development and emotions in engineering education.

Juan Carlos Araujo-Cabarcas
Karolina Broman

Associate dean with education responsitbility, Chair of the Education committee, at the Faculty of Science and Technology. Docent and excellent teacher.

Katerina Günter

Postdoc focusing on norms in higher science and engineering education, students and intructors' identity work, emotional positioning, and in/exclusion from feminist critical perspectives.

Kristoffer Arvidsson

PhD Student in Education with a focus on Mathematics Didactics

Lina Varg

I'm employed as a Ph. D student in science education with focus on upper primary school and the transition to secondary school. I'm also an instructor for teacher students.


Lisa Klingstedt
Lotta Vingsle

I am a teacher and researcher in mathematics education. My research interest is in formative assessment and language and mathematics.

Lotta Wedman
Madelen Bodin

I am the director of Curiosum, a new science center for learning and communicating science and technology. 

Magnus Österholm

Professor of Mathematics Education. Primary research area: The role of language and communication in the learning and teaching of mathematics.

Malin Norberg
Manya Sundström

I have a project called Royal Road to Calculus about how school mathematics has developed, with focus on 1880-1920.


Maria Berge

Maria Berge works as a teacher and researcher at NMD.

Mathias Norqvist

I am working as the director of studies at our department. I also teach mathematics education for primary and secondary school pre-service teachers. My research mainly regards mathematical reasoning.

Mikael Winberg

Mikael Winberg's research focus is on how student epistemic beliefs and motivation affects their learning, and how these in turn are affected by the instructional design.

Sofia Ulin

Ph.D. in Engineering Education with a focus on gender, diversity, and the influence of AI in shaping the future of the field.

Stefan Westin

Doctoral student in technology didactics.

Tomas Bergqvist

Associate Professor in pedagogical work. Research area: Mathematics education, focusing on mathematical reasoning and the relationship between language and mathematics.