2020 Distinguished Contributions to Science Education through Research Award
Yehudit Judy Dori
Professor & Dean of Faculty of Education in Science and Technology
Technion, Israel Institute of Technology
Dr. Yehudit Judy Dori was selected to receive the NARST 2020 Distinguished Contributions to Science Education through Research Award (DCRA). This honor recognizes Dr. Yehudit Judy Dori's professional accomplishments as the most significant among other researchers nominated for the DCRA this year.
Professor Judy Dori has made many significant, lasting contributions to the field of science education. Her research on teaching, learning and curricula has impacted how science is taught in the K-12 and undergraduate settings. Coinciding with her well-regarded research program, she has engaged in leading the field of science education through her work on many national and international committees. The hallmark of her scholarly work is her notable leadership which has produced science education researchers and leaders and resulted in international connections that advance the field. Professor Dori’s dedication to improve science teaching and learning has ultimately made a global impact.