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Dr Edward Boyes

Eddie Boyes is a Physics graduate of the University of Liverpool, and holds a PhD in Physics (elemenatary particles) and a Masters in Education. He was formerly a Head of Science in a secondary school, and was appointed to the University of Liverpool in 1985. He is a member of the University of Liverpool

Current research interests include: conceptual understanding of physical phenomena and the preconceptions which children, students and adults hold about major environmental and health issues, including public concerns about scientific advances.

Adrian Hughes

Professional interests:
children's cognitive development in science;

enhancement of primary school science education through the provision of teacher support materials and INSET courses;

provision of teacher support materials for interactive science.

Previous posts include:
primary and secondary initial teacher training (1964-1980);

college senior mangement (1971-1980);

science education advisory posts in Malta, Zambia and The Gambia (1980-1992);

curriculum development management consultancy in Nepal (1996).

Recent publications
Black et al, Nuffield Primary Science, Collins 1993;

Russell et al, Evaluation of the Implementation of Science in the National Curriculum at KS1, 2 and 3, SCAA 1993;

Hughes et al, Knowledge and Understanding of Science: Genetics and Ecology, SCAA 1994.

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