Bio and Research Interest
Stella Vosniadou is currently a Strategic Professor at Flinders University in South Australia and an Emeritus Professor in the Department of Philosophy and History of Science at the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens. Her research interests are in the areas of learning, cognitive development and conceptual change in the learning of science and mathematics. She has more than 150 publications including authored and edited books, articles in refereed journal and edited volumes and over 14,000 citations. She is well known internationally for her research for which she received the 2011 Distinguished International Contributions to Child Development Award by the Society for Research in Child Development.
Professor Vosniadou is a fellow of the American Educational Research Association and of the International Academy of Education, a member of Academia Europaea, and a frequent keynote speaker in International Conferences. She has served as a President of the European Association for Research on Learning and Instruction (EARLI) and as Chair of the Cognitive Science Society. She has served as Editor of the Educational Practices Series published by the International Academy of Education and the International Bureau of Education of the UNESCO.
Department of Philosophy and History or Science
National and Capodistrian University of Athens
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