International Conferences

Atias, O., Benichou, M., Levin- Peled, R., Sagy, O., Baram-Tsabari, A. and Kali, Y. (2018). Citizen Science in Schools: Building Mutually-Beneficial Partnerships Between Schools and Scientists. EARLI SIG 20 and 26 Conference in Jerusalem, Israel (October 9-12, 2018).

Sharon, A. J., & Baram-Tsabari, A. (2018). Science literacy in controversial contexts: An epistemic balancing act. In: Kay, J. and Luckin, R. (Eds.). (2018). Rethinking Learning in the Digital Age: Making the Learning Sciences Count, 13th International Conference of the Learning Sciences (ICLS) 2018, Volume 3 (pp. 1467-1468). London, UK: International Society of the Learning Sciences.

Sharon, A. J., & Baram-Tsabari, A. (2018). Experts’ goals and constraints when discussing vaccines with laypeople on a Facebook group. In: Kay, J. and Luckin, R. (Eds.). (2018). Rethinking Learning in the Digital Age: Making the Learning Sciences Count, 13th International Conference of the Learning Sciences (ICLS) 2018, Volume 1 (pp. 416-423). London, UK: International Society of the Learning Sciences.

Baram-Tsabari, A., Davis, L. S., Lewenstein, B. V. & Bucchi, M. (2018). What’s new about public engagement with science on new media? Presented as a grouped paper at the 15th Public Communication of Science and Technology (PCST) conference, Dunedin, New Zealand.

Newman, T., Barel-Ben David, Y., Herbulock, D., Besley, J.C., & Baram-Tsabari, A. (2018). Is science communication training effective? Integrating research into practice. Presented as a grouped paper at the 15th Public Communication of Science and Technology (PCST) conference, Dunedin, New Zealand.

Barel-Ben David, Y., Baram-Tsabari, A. & Garty, E. (2018). Are science stories inherently boring? A comparison of public engagement with science and general items on two popular news sites. Presented as an individual talk at the 15th Public Communication of Science and Technology (PCST) conference, Dunedin, New Zealand.

Baram-Tsabari, A., Golumbic, Y. N., & Fishbain, B. (2018). What do you want to explore? Introducing personal research into a citizen science project. Presented as an individual talk at the 15th Public Communication of Science and Technology (PCST) conference, Dunedin, New Zealand.

Rakedzon, T., Segev, E., Baram-Tsabari, A., Chapnik, N., & Yosef, R. (2018, April). “Communicating technical texts to non-experts: An automatic tool for assessing vocabulary and identifying technical jargon.” Paper to be presented at the 36th International Spanish Society for Applied Linguistics Conference (AESLA), Cadiz, Spain.

Sharon, A. J., and Baram-Tsabari, A. (2017).
Drawing Water from Wells: Science Literacy, Epistemic Trust and Open-Mindedness. Presented as an oral presentation at the European Science Education Research Association Conference (ESERA), Dublin, Ireland
(21 – 25 August 2017).

Baram-Tsabari, A., Shauli, S., Murphy, P., Cakmakci, G, Ginosar, A and Tal, T. (2017).
Bridging Science Education and Science Communication: Research, Practice and Collaboration. Presented as a Symposium in the European Science Education Research Association Conference (ESERA), Dublin, Ireland (21 – 25 August 2017).

Swirski, H. and Baram-Tsabari, A. (2017, August).
Why can’t I fly? FAQ reveal common interests in science across gender. Presented as a poster at the 12th Conference of the European Science Education Research Association (ESERA), Dublin, Ireland.

Swirski, H. and Baram-Tsabari, A. (2017, August).
Science questions for all. Paper presented as a talk at the 12th Conference of the European Science Education Research Association (ESERA), Dublin, Ireland.

Sagy, O., Baram-Tsabari, A., Ben-Zvi, D., Kali, Y., Ballard, H., L., … & Zimmerman, T., D., (2017).
The ecology of citizen science: An opportunity for learning. Presented as structured poster session to American Educational Research Association (AERA) 2017 Annual Meeting, San Antonio, TX (April 27-May 1).

Baram-Tsabari, A. & Lewenstein, B. (2017).
Science Communication Training for Graduate Students: Building a Framework to Classify Learning Outcomes. Presented as a roundtable to American Educational Research Association (AERA) 2017 Annual Meeting,
San Antonio, TX (April 27-May 1).

Baram-Tsabari, A. & Shauli, S. (2017).
Knowledge to Action: Interactions between Science Knowledge and Advocacy Skills among Parents of Hearing-Impaired Children. Presented as a roundtable to American Educational Research Association (AERA) 2017 Annual Meeting,
San Antonio, TX (April 27-May 1).

Baram-Tsabari, A., Rakedzon, R., Segev, E., Chapnik, N. & Yosef, R. (2017).
Automatic jargon identifier for scientists engaging with the public and for science communication educators. Presented as an individual talk at the annual meeting of the National Association of Research in Science Teaching (NARST). San Antonio, TX (April 22 – 25).

Baram-Tsabari, A., Swirski, H. and Yarden, A. (2017).
Does Interest Have an Expiration Date? Stability of Students’ Questions as Resource for Context-based Learning. Presented as an individual talk at the annual meeting of the National Association of Research in Science Teaching (NARST). San Antonio, TX (April 22 – 25).

Baram-Tsabari, A., Lewenstein, B., Lohwater, T., Dudo, A. and Storksdieck, M. (2017).
Science communication education for STEM professionals: Teaching scientists to communicate with non-expert audiences. Presented as a Symposium at the annual meeting of the National Association of Research in Science Teaching (NARST). San Antonio, TX (April 22 – 25).

Rakedzon, T., Segev, E., Baram-Tsabari, A., Chapnik, N., & Yosef, R. (2017).
Different audiences, different writing: Improving genre in popular science and academic writing among graduate STEM students.
Paper to be presented at Metadiscourse Across Genres (MAG 2017), Kalkanlı, Northern Cyprus, March 30-April 1.

Orr, D. & Baram-Tsabari, A. (2016).
The Polio vaccination debate on Facebook: Science, values, and risks. Paper Presented at the IAMCR (International Association for Mass Communication Research) Environment, Science, and Risk (ESR) Communication working group, Leicester, England, July 27-31.

Golumbic, Y.N., Baram-Tsabari, A., & Fishbain B.
Participation of school students in scientific air-quality research. To be presented at the 14th international conference of indoor air quality & climate, Ghent, Belgium (July 3-8, 2016).

Golumbic Y.N., Baram-Tsabari, A., & Fishbain, B. (2016)
Increased knowledge &
scientific thinking following participation of school students in air-quality research. To be presented at Indoor Air Quality & Climate conference (ISIAQ), Ghent, Belgium (July 3-8, 2016).

Rakedzon, T. & Baram-Tsabari, A. (2016). Writing in STEM in & outside academia. To be presented as a talk in the Third International Conference on Academic Writing (IFAW),
Tel Aviv, Israel (27-28 June, 2016).

Golumbic, Y.N., Baram-Tsabari, A. & Fishbain, B. (2016).
Empowering citizens by applying a user-centered design for constructing a citizen science presentation platform. Presented as a lecture at the 1st European Citizen Science Association (ECSA) conference.
Berlin, Germany (19-21, May).

Kahle, K., Sharon, A. J., Baram-Tsabari, A. & Biron, L. (2016).
Footprints of Fascination: Digital Traces of Public Engagement with Particle Physics on Social Media. Accepted as a panel at the Public Communication of Science & Technology (PCST) conference in Istanbul (April 17-22). **

Orr, D. & Baram-Tsabari, A. (2016).
Knowledge deficit or public engagement? Conceptualizing Polio Vaccination debates on Facebook. Accepted as an individual talk at the Public Communication of Science & Technology (PCST) conference in Istanbul (April 17-22). **

Barel-Ben David, Y. & Baram-Tsabari, A. (2016).
Consolidated vs. fragile science communication culture: a comparison of science coverage of the BBC & Israeli media. Accepted as an individual talk at the Public Communication of Science & Technology (PCST) conference in Istanbul (April 17-22). **

Doris, A., Orr, D., & Baram-Tsabari, A. (2016).
Characteristics of an authentic scientific discourse in social networks: The case of drinking water fluoridation. Accepted as an individual talk at the Public Communication of Science & Technology (PCST) conference in Istanbul (April 17-22). **

Baram-Tsabari, A. & Lewenstein, B. (2016).
What are we trying to teach? A conceptually based approach to science communication training. Accepted as an individual talk at the Public Communication of Science & Technology (PCST) conference in Istanbul (April 17-22). **

Shauli, S. & Baram-Tsabari, A. (2016).
Interactions between science knowledge & for better advocacy skills among parents of hearing- impaired children. Accepted as an individual talk at the Public Communication of Science & Technology (PCST) conference in Istanbul (April 17-22). **

Reiss, N. Baram-Tsabari, A., & Peters, H.P. (2016).
Scientists’ attitudes in consolidated & fragile science communication cultures. Accepted as an individual talk at the Public Communication of Science & Technology (PCST) conference in Istanbul (April 17-22). **

Rodder, S., Lewenstein, B., Golumbic, Y.N., Baram-Tsabari, A. & Haines-Stiles, G. (2016).
Citizen Science in a Global Perspective. Accepted as a panel to the Public Communication of Science & Technology (PCST) conference in Istanbul (April 17-22). **

Patrick, P., Yeh, J. H., Reiss, M, Baram-Tsabari, A. and Lewenstein, B. (2015).
Symposium: Conveying the importance of training informal science educators in The European Science Education Research Association Conference (ESERA),
Helsinki, Finland (August 31 – September 4, 2015).
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Baram-Tsabari, A. and Rakedzon, T. (2015).
Teaching STEM Graduate Students to Write Science for Academia and for the Public.
To be presented as a talk in The European Science Education Research Association Conference (ESERA),
Helsinki, Finland (August 31 – September 4, 2015).
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Swirski, H. and Baram-Tsabari, A. (2015).
“Will a Black Hole Eventually Swallow Earth?” 5th-Graders’ Interest in Science Questions.
To be presented as a talk in The European Science Education Research Association Conference (ESERA),
Helsinki, Finland (August 31 – September 4, 2015).

Baram-Tsabari, A. (2015)
Promoting Information Seeking and Questioning in Science.
To be presented in Interest in Mathematics and Science Learning: A New AERA Publication – Ignite Presentation at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association (AERA),
Chicago, IL, USA (April 16-20, 2015).

Kali, Y., Tabak, I., Ben-Zvi, D., Kidron, A., Amzaleg, M., Baram-Tsabari, A., Barzilai, S., Brami, U., Duek, O., Elias, N., Kent, C., Laslo, E., Levy, K.S., Rafaeli, S., Tal, T., Weiss, P.L., Hoadley, C., Kirschner, P. (2015).
Technology-enhanced learning communities on a continuum between ambient to designed: What can we learn by synthesizing multiple research rerspectives?
A symposium to be presented at the Computer Supported Collaborative Learning (CSCL) conference.
Gothenburg, Sweden (June 7-11 ,2015).

Baram-Tsabari, A. and Swirski H., (2015).
Comparing Linear vs. Hypermedia Online Learning Environments to Bridge Curricular Requirements and Students’ Questions.
Inpidual talk to be presented at the annual meeting of the National Association of Research in Science Teaching (NARST).
Chicago, IL (April 11-14, 2015).

Baram-Tsabari, A. and Shauli S., (2015).
General and Contextual Science Knowledge among Parents of Hearing Impaired Children.
An interactive poster* to be presented at the annual meeting of the National Association of Research in Science Teaching (NARST).
Chicago, IL (April 11-14, 2015).

Patrick, P., Gupta, P., Correa, J., Baram-Tsabari, A., Lewenstein, B.V., Rennie, L.J., Howitt, C., Blake, E., Katz, P., and Lederman, J.S. (2015).
Informal Science Education: Pedagogy and Epistemology.
A symposium to be presented at the annual meeting of the National Association of Research in Science Teaching (NARST).
Chicago, IL (April 11-14, 2015).

Peleg, R., and Baram-Tsabari, A., (2014).
Children’s conceptual change in evolution following an educational science theatre play.
To be presented as an inpidual talk at the Annual Meeting of the European Researchers in Didactic of Biology conference (ERIDOB).
Haifa, Israel (June 30th – July 4th 2014).

Laslo E. and Baram-Tsabari, A., (2014).
Expressions of science literacy in authentic online public discussions following climate change news coverage.
To be presented as a poster at the  Annual Meeting of the European Researchers in Didactic of Biology conference (ERIDOB).
Haifa, Israel (June 30th – July 4th 2014).
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Schneider, L.B., . Crawford B.A., Baram-Tsabari, A., Capps, D.K., Murray, J., and Zhang, D. (2014).
Investigating Student Interest in the Context of Engaging in Authentic Science Practices.
Inpidual talk at the Annual Meeting of the National Association of Research in Science Teaching (NARST).
Pittsburgh, PA (March 30-April 2, 2014).

Toomey Zimmerman, H., Szu, Evan., Osborne, J., Baram-Tsabari, A., Feinstein, N., and Lewenstein, B. Discussant: Norris, S. (2014).
PAC invited session: What might science education learn from science communication research?
Invited panel, presented at the Annual Meeting of the National Association of Research in Science Teaching (NARST).
Pittsburgh, PA (March 30-April 2, 2014).
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Baram-Tsabari, A. and Laslo E., (2014).
The interaction of scientific literacy and position towards animal experimentation in authentic online public discussions.
Presented as an inpidual talk at the  Annual Meeting of the National Association of Research in Science Teaching (NARST).
Pittsburgh, PA (March 30-April 2, 2014).
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Sharon, A, J. and Baram-Tsabari, A., (2013).
Measuring Mumbo Jumbo: A preliminary Quantification of the Use of Jargon in Science Communication.
Paper at Science in the International Association for Educational Assessment 39th Annual Conference.
Tel Aviv, Israel (20-25 October, 2013).

Peleg, R., and Baram-Tsabari, A., (2013).
Learning robotics from an educational science theatre play: Comparison of the learning outcomes of a formal and an informal visiting context.
Interactive poster presented at ESERA (European Science Education Research Association) Conference.
Nicosia, Cyprus (September, 2013).

Laslo, E. and Baram-Tsabari, A., (2013).
Nature of science in public discussion of animal experimentation.
Paper presented at ESERA (European Science Education Research Association) Conference.
Nicosia, Cyprus (September, 2013).
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Hagay, G., Baram-Tsabari, A., (2013).
Coauthoring the Curriculum: Testing a Strategy for Incorporating Students’ Interests into the High-School Biology Classroom.
Paper presented at the annual meeting of the National Association of Research in Science Teaching (NARST).
Rio Grande, Puerto Rico (April 6-9, 2013). [Nominated for the Outstanding Paper Award].
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Hagay, G., Baram-Tsabari, A., (2013).
Testing a Strategy for Incorporating Students’ Interests into the High-School Biology Classroom.
Paper presented at ESERA (European Science Education Research Association) Conference.
Nicosia, Cyprus (September, 2013).

Armon, R., and Baram-Tsabari, A., (2013).
My Research, Our Findings: Scientists’ Stories in Television Interviews.
Paper presented at Science in Public 2013 Conference.
Nottingham, UK (22-23 July, 2013).

Weeks, B., Segev, E., Baram-Tsabari, A., Granka, L., Vogelgesang, J., & Graefe, A. (2013).
Aggregate Search Behavior & Communication Research.
Panel presented at the annual Conference of the International Communication Association (ICA).
London, UK (June 17-21, 2013). [36% acceptance rate].

Baram-Tsabari, A., and Segev E. (2013).
The half-life of a ‘teachable moment’: the case of Nobel laureates.
Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the National Association of Research in Science Teaching (NARST).
Rio Grande, Puerto Rico (April 6-9, 2013).
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Hagay, G., Baram-Tsabari, A., (2013).
Coauthoring the Curriculum: Testing a Strategy for Incorporating Students’ Interests into the High-School Biology Classroom.
Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the National Association of Research in Science Teaching (NARST).
Rio Grande, Puerto Rico (April 6-9, 2013).
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Baram-Tsabari, A. (2012).
The Generalizability of Research Findings concerning Interest in Science.
AERA-sponsored conference: Interest, Self-Concept of Ability, and K-16 Science and Mathematics Learning.
Skype Participant (May 7-8).

Baram-Tsabari, A., & Peleg. R. (2012).
Communicating evolution through theatre: the case of ‘Darwin’s Journey’.
Accepted to a paper session at the Public Communication of Science and Technology (PCST) Conference.
Florence, Italy (April 18-20).

Baram-Tsabari, A., Lewenstein, B., Lohwater, T., Schanne. M., Spurk,C., Fujun, R. and Shunke, S. (2012)
Evaluating public communication of science at the inpidual, workshop and regional level .
Accepted as a Panel Session to PCST (Public Communication of Science and Technology) 2012 Annual Meeting.
Florence, Italy (April 25-28).
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Baram-Tsabari, A., & Peleg, R. (2012).
Museum theatre as a learning environment for introducing evolution.
Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the National Association of Research in Science Teaching (NARST).
Indianapolis, IN (March 25-28, 2012).

Baram-Tsabari, A., Hagay, G., Ametller, J., Cakmakci, G., Lopes, B., Moreira, A., and Pedrosa-de-Jesus, H.  (2012).
How Universal is Students’ Interest in Biology? Correlation between Interest in Biology, Gender, Culture and Religion.
Accepted as an inpidual talk to NARST (National Association for Research in Science Teaching) 2012 Annual Meeting.
Indianapolis, Indiana, USA (March 25 – 28).

Baram-Tsabari, A. and Laslo, E. (2012).
The Relevance of the Science Curriculum: Scientific Concepts in Online Public Discussion Concerning Animal Experimentation.
Accepted as an interactive poster to NARST (National Association for Research in Science Teaching) 2012 Annual Meeting.
Indianapolis, Indiana, USA (March 25 – 28).
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Peleg, R., & Baram-Tsabari, A. (2012).
Theater as a learning medium: the case of Darwin’s Journey.
Accepted to a paper session at the AERA (American Educational Research Association) 2012 Annual Meeting.
Vancouver, Canada (April 13-17, 2012).

Peleg, R., & Baram-Tsabari, A. (2012).
Darwin’s Journey: Learning science through theater.
Accepted to a poster session at the AERA (American Educational Research Association) 2012 Annual Meeting.
Vancouver, Canada (April 13-17, 2012).

Lewenstein, B. V. and Baram-Tsabari, A. (2011).
Developing a tool for assessing scientists’ views about, knowledge of, and skills in science communication.
Accepted to the poster session: Science Communication Courses: Giving the Next Generation of Scientists a Voice in the American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting.
San Francisco, CA, USA (December 5-9, 2011).
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Baram-Tsabari, A. and Kalir-Meyrav, M. (2011).
Unteaching scientific discourse: Scientists learn to speak with the public.
Presented at an interactive poster session in ESERA (European Science Education Research Association) Conference.
Lyon, France (September 5-9, 2011).

Baram-Tsabari, A. and Laslo, E. (2011).
Scientific Literacy in Readers’ Comments to Coverage of Animal Experimentation.
Presented at an interactive poster session in ESERA (European Science Education Research Association) Conference.
Lyon, France (September 5-9, 2011).
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Patel, M. Capps, D., Baram-Tsabari, A. and Crawford, B. (2011).
Promoting students’ interest in science: inquiry-based instruction and an authentic investigation.
Oral Presentation at ESERA (European Science Education Research Association) Conference.
Lyon, France (September 5-9, 2011).

Hagay, G., Baram-Tsabari, A., Ametller, J., Cakmakci, G., Lopes, B., Moreira, A., and Pedrosa-de-Jesus, H. (2011).
The generalizability of students’ interests in biology: The roles of gender, country and religion.
Oral presentation at ESERA (European Science Education Research Association) Conference.
Lyon, France (September 5-9, 2011).

Peleg, R., & Baram-Tsabari, A. (2011).
Darwin’s journey: the drama of evolution.
Oral presentation at ESERA (European Science Education Research Association) Conference.
Lyon, France (September 5-9, 2011).

Peleg, R., & Baram-Tsabari, A. (2011).
Evolution on Stage: Teaching Basic Concept in Evolution through Theatre.
The European Conference on Educational Research 2011.
Berlin, Germany (September, 13-16, 2011)

Baram-Tsabari, A. and Lewenstein, B. (2010).
The impact of training on scientists’ view of, and skills in science communication.
Presented as a talk at the 11th International Conference on Public Communication of Science & Technology.
New Delhi, India (December 6-9, 2010).

Baram-Tsabari, A. (2010).
Participant at the early career workshop.
International Conference of the Learning Sciences.
Chicago, IL (June 28-29, 2010).  (29% acceptance rate)

Baram-Tsabari, A. and Segev, E. (2010).
Using existing web-based tools to study trends in innovation information seeking.
Presented at a talk at refereed academic track of the 7th Conference on Innovation Journalism at Stanford University.
California (June 7-9, 2010).

Baram-Tsabari, A. and Hagay, G., (2010).
A Shadow Curriculum: How Would the Biology Syllabus Look if it was Written by Students?
Presented at a talk at the National Association for Research in Science Teaching Conference.
Philadelphia (March 20-24, 2010).

Baram-Tsabari, A. and Peleg R. (2010).
Atom Surprise: Science Theater under Investigation.
Presented at an interactive poster session at the National Association for Research in Science Teaching Conference.
Philadelphia (March 20-24, 2010).

Baram-Tsabari, A. and Hagay, G., (2009).
A Shadow Curriculum: How Would the Biology Syllabus Look if it was Written by Students?
Presented as a video-talk at the 2nd International Seminar on Research on Questioning in University of Aveiro.
Portugal (November 18-20, 2009).

Peleg, R and Baram-Tsabari, A. (2009).
Atom Surprise: using science drama to teach basic science.
Presented at a talk at the European Science Education Research Association Conference.
Istanbul (31 August – 3 September, 2009).
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Yarden, A. and Baram-Tsabari, A. (2009).
Quantifying the gender gap in science interest.
Presented at a talk at the European Science Education Research Association Conference.
Istanbul (31 August – 3 September, 2009).

Hagay, G. and Baram-Tsabari, A. (2009).
Using students’ questions as a data source for basing formal biology education on students’ interests.
Presented at a talk at the European Science Education Research Association Conference.
Istanbul (31 August – 3 September, 2009).

Baram-Tsabari, A. and Segev, E. (2009).
Just Google it! Exploring new web based tools for identifying public interest in science and pseudoscience.
Presented at a talk at the European Science Education Research Association Conference
Istanbul (31 August – 3 September, 2009).

Baram-Tsabari, A. and Yarden, A. (2009).
Quantifying the gender gap in science interest.
Presented at a talk at the National Association for Research in Science Teaching Conference at Garden Grove.
CA (17-21 April 2009).

Baram-Tsabari, A. and Yarden, A., (2007).
Girls’ Biology, Boys’ Physics: Evidence from Free-Choice Science-Learning Settings.
Presented at a talk at the European Science Education Research Association Conference.
Malmo (21-25 August 2007)

Baram-Tsabari, A., & Yarden, A., (2007).
Interest in biology: A developmental shift characterized using self-generated questions.
Presented at a talk at the National Association for Research in Science Teaching Conference.
New Orleans. (15 – 18 April 2007)

Yarden, A. and Baram-Tsabari, A., (2006).
Interest in biology: A developmental shift characterized using self-generated questions.
Presented at a talk at the Sixth Conference of European Researchers in Didactics of Biology.
London (11-15 September 2006)

Baram-Tsabari, A., Sethi, R.J., Bry, L. and Yarden, A., (2005).
Students’ spontaneous and school-related interests in science and technology.
Presented at a talk at the European Science Education Research Association Conference.
Barcelona (28 August – 1 September, 2005)

Baram-Tsabari, A. and Yarden, A., (2004).
Text genre as a factor in the formation of scientific literacy.
Presented at a talk at the 5th European Researchers in Didactic of Biology Conference.
Patras (September 21-25, 2004)

** Video presentation in absentia for security reasons