David F Treagust
Curtin University of Technology, Australia
David Treagust is John Curtin Distinguished Professor at Curtin University in Perth, Western Australia. His research interests include understanding students’ ideas about science concepts and how these ideas relate to conceptual change, the design of curricula and teachers’ classroom practices. He is widely published in the major journals and books of science education research.
David is a former President of NARST (1999-2001) and Managing Director of the Australasian Science Education Research Association (2003-2010). In 2006, he received NARST’s Distinguished Contributions to Science Education through Research Award and in 2011 was the recipient of the American Chemical Society Award for Achievement in Research for the Teaching and Learning of Chemistry. David is an editor of the RSC’s Advances in Chemistry Education book series.