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NARST: A Worldwide Organization for Improving Science Teaching and Learning Through Research. Since its inception in 1928, NARST has promoted research in science education and the communication of knowledge generated by the research. The ultimate goal of NARST is to help all learners achieve science literacy.


Please cast your vote for the 2015 Bylaw Changes
The Bylaw Change Ballot closes 5:00 pm EDT on August 21, 2015 Click here

Call for Proposals for 2016 Annual International Conference
Submission deadline – August 15, 2015 Click here.

NARST 2016 Early Career Research Award — First Call
NARST seeks to improve science education through research. To this end, NARST desires to recognize and reward individuals who have made significant contributions to science education through research. Contributions may be of several types including, but not limited to empirical, philosophical or historical research, evaluative studies, policy-related research, and studies reflecting new techniques to be applied in research. Click here for details.

NARST 2016 Outstanding Doctoral Research Award — First Call
The NARST Outstanding Doctoral Research Award Selection Committee invites all current NARST members who completed a dissertation within the 15 months prior to September 15, 2015 to submit an expanded ten-page abstract to the committee for consideration for the 2016 NARST Outstanding Doctoral Research Award. Click here for details.

NARST Distinguished Contribution to Science Education through Research Award Nominees
All members are encouraged to consider nominating a leading figure in science education research for this award. Click here for details.

2015 PhD School Scholarship
On behalf of International Committee, we would like to congratulate four recipients of 2015 PhD School Scholarship, they are:

  • Andrew Wild, Stanford University
  • Shelley Rap, Weizmann Institute of Science
  • Domonique Bulls, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • Allyson Rogan-Klyve, Oregon State University


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