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#SheSpeaks STEM

In celebration of 2017 Science Week, we would like to announce the launch of #SheSpeaks STEM. We are passionate about engaging more girls and women in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM). One way to inspire girls and women is by making women in STEM more visible and by highlighting the stories of the amazing […]

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Dr Szabo – 2017 SA STEM Educator of the Year

Congratulations to Dr Claudia Szabo, who has been awarded South Australia’s STEM Educator of the Year Award for Tertiary Teaching!  The STEM Educator of the Year Award recognises effective teachers who are critical to successful science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education and developing students’ knowledge and ability in STEM. There are two STEM Educator […]

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Increased Parental Leave Support for Research Students in Engineering, Computer Science and Mathematics!

CSER is very excited to help promote a new initiative by the Faculty of Engineering, Computer and Mathematical Sciences here at the University of Adelaide! As of today, Higher Degree by Research students who are seeking parental leave will have equivalent support to University staff, providing them with additional support and time in recognition of the importance of […]

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Dr Thushari Atapattu Receives 2017 Women’s Research Excellence Award

The University of Adelaide Office of the Vice-Chancellor in partnership with the Gender, Equity and Diversity Committee, and the Office of the Deputy Vice Chancellor and Vice President (Research), has established the Academic Women’s Research Excellence Awards (WREA). These awards recognise, celebrate and promote academic women’s research excellence at the University of Adelaide. There are three […]

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Dr Vivian presents STEM Fellowship Report at Sydney Launch

On the 30th of March, 2017, a room full of leaders in business, education, and STEM organisations gathered to hear the latest findings from Dr Vivian and Ms Chapman’s international STEM Fellowship Report. In 2016, two Barbara Cail STEM Fellowships were made available nationally, funded by the Australian Government (Office for Women, Department of the Prime […]

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CSER @ SIGCSE 2017!

The CSER team is on its way to SIGCSE 2017 to present on a range of projects. Running from the 8th to the 11th March, SIGCSE is the largest event for our community, with over 1,300 attendees this year. It’s a fantastic event to attend, although with a small (relatively!) international contingent. We are starting with […]

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Research Position Available at CSER

We are seeking an enthusiastic Research Assistant/Associate to join our Computer Science Education Research (CSER) Group! CSER explores how to understand and improve the learning and teaching of Computing, and the application of Computing to solve problems within the education domain. This research position will be involved in CSER’s K-12 Digital Technologies education research stream, to […]

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A/Prof Katrina Falkner awarded John Hughes Distinguished Service Award.

CSER’s very own Associate Professor Katrina Faulkner has just been announced as the joint winner of the 2017 John Hughes Distinguished Service Award. Awarded by CORE, the Computing Research and Education Association of Australasia, it recognises outstanding service in the IT community. In particular, Katrina was recognised for her outstanding leadership in Computer Science education. […]

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Research Tuesdays – The Learning Code

Big things are happening in education. With the nature of our workforce changing rapidly, so too is the task of preparing our children, and indeed ourselves, to succeed within it. Our CSER researchers are at the forefront of progress; using technology to better understand how we learn, and build more effective environments in which learning can […]

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Dr Rebecca Vivian Receives Barbara Cail STEM Fellowship

Dr Rebecca Vivian has been awarded a Barbara Cail STEM Fellowship. The Fellowships are a highly prestigious award from the Australian Government, funded through a partnership between Chief Executive Women (CEW) and the Office for Women within the Commonwealth Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet. Only two awards are awarded nationally for this Fellowship scheme. Ms […]

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