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Orr Peleg

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Orr Peleg

Orr is  a candidate for PhD, in the Faculty of Education in Science & Technology at the Technion – Israel Institute of Technology, under the supervision of Assistant Professor Ayelet Baram-Tsabari.

I have a B.A in Behavioral sciences (Ben Gurion University of the Negev, 2006) and a M.A (magna cum laude) in Brain Research for the Study of Learning Disabilities (Haifa University, 2014).

My research addresses combination of history of science and citizen science as a promoter of nature of science’s understanding.

I live in Kibbutz Ein Hamifratz with my husband, four kids, a dog and a cat.

 

Orli Wolfson

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Orli Wolfson

Orli Wolfson is a candidate for M.Sc at the Faculty of Education in Science and Technology at the Technion – Israel Institute of Technology.

She has a B.Sc in Biology and Chemistry from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, as well as a teaching certificate in both subjects.

She also has a B.A in Education of the Gifted and Talented, from Haifa University.

Orli’s research interests are communication of scientific uncertainty, and she researches this topic with a focus on the COVID-19 pandemic in Israel.
Also. Orli is interested in scientific language for different publics.

Presentations

Wolfson, O. & Baram-Tsabari, A. (December, 2020). Media Representations of Scientific Uncertainty During the COVID-19 outbreak in Israel. “Metaksherim” meeting for communication studies students. The department of communication at the University of Haifa, Israel.

Wolfson, O., Segev, E., Yosef, R., Chapnik, N. & Brill, A. & Baram-Tsabari, A. (accepted, 2020). Readability and Jargon in two decades of Scientific Articles. Paper to be presented at the Soft Skills in STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts & Mathematics) Education  conference, Technion, Israel.

Popular Writing

“The language of science”, in “MADA GADOL BAKTANA” (Hebrew)
https://lbscience.org/2020/06/22/%d7%a9%d7%a4%d7%aa-%d7%94%d7%9e%d7%93%d7%a2/

 

Tzud Badichi

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Tzud Badichi

Tzud Badichi is a candidate for M.Sc

He has a B.Ed (summa cum laude) from Ohalo in math teaching.
He is a father, teacher and big fan of Hapoel Galil Elyon.
His research is about the question: How can we raise curiosity for science  and make people consider scientific considerations in their decision making process.