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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.


NARST 2017 Early Career Research Award - FIRST CALL
The NARST Early Career Research Award acknowledges contributions to science education through research by individuals during the five years immediately following receipt of the doctoral degree. To qualify for the award this year, the nominee must have received the doctoral degree on or after January 1, 2011. All NARST members are encouraged to consider nominating an eligible and deserving early career member.
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2017 NARST Annual International Conference
Call for Proposals

NARST Outstanding Doctoral Research Award
NARST's Outstanding Doctoral Research Award Selection Committee invites all current NARST members who completed a dissertation within the 15 months prior to September 15, 2016 to submit an expanded ten-page abstract to the committee for consideration for the 2017 NARST Outstanding Doctoral Research Award.
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2017 Sandra K. Abell Institute - Call For Proposals
Request for proposals to host the 2017 Sandra K. Abell Institute for Doctoral Students (Abell Institute). Reports on each of the four previous institutes are below and are referred to in the request for proposals. We strongly encourage applications from groups and organizations with the capacity required to host such an event. Proposals are due by August 31, 2016.

We look forward to receiving strong proposals for this important function of our organization.

Jomo W. Mutegi and Maria Rivera Maulucci
Co-Chairs of the NARST Research Committee

2009 Report
2011 Report
2013 Report
2015 Report
2017 Call for Proposals


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