Ifat is a Ph.D. student at the Faculty of Education in Science & Technology at the Technion, Israel Institute of Technology. Her Ph.D. research, under the supervision of Professor Tali Tal and Professor Ayelet Baram-Tsabari, focuses on the role of science news websites as mediators between science and the public in productively communicating scientific content.
She obtained her M.Sc in Science Education from the Technion, the Faculty of Education in Science & Technology. Her thesis research topic under the supervision of Dr. Luli Stern: “Using a Novel Protocol for the Development of Assessment Tasks that Diagnose Understanding of Biological Evolution”.
She has a BSc. in Nutrition as well as a teaching certificate from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, the Faculty of Agriculture Food and Environment.