Yael Rozenblum 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 Associate Professor Ayelet Baram-Tsabari, focuses on development of scientific literacy among adults.
Yael received her B.Sc.Ed in Science Education from the Technion in 2019 and started to work as a biology teacher.
Her current projects:
“Communicating Science among the Jewish Ultra-Orthodox in Israel:
Journalistic Praxis and Audience Reception in Insular Communities” explores whether and how the Haredi community in Israel is legitimating and appropriating scientific knowledge (together with Prof. Ayelet Baram-Tsabari, Technion; Dr. Lea Taragin-Zeller, Technion; Prof. Oren Golan and Prof. Yariv Tsfati, University of Haifa). This interdisciplinary project investigates the role of the Haredi press in communicating science and explores the meaning-making processes of Haredi readers as they engage with science education in Haredi media.
“Gendered engagement with posts authored by female scientists on Facebook” that examine whether there is a different between comments submitted to texual posts authored by female vs. male scientists on a popular science Facebook page – Little, Big Science (LBS) (together with Prof. Ayelet Baram-Tsabari, Technion and Dr. Keren Dalyot )