Ayelet Baram-Tsabari is Associate Professor at the Faculty of Education in Science and Technology at the Technion – Israel Institute of Technology and heads the “Applied Science Communication” research group. Prof. Baram-Tsabari founded the Israeli Science Communication Conference series, and is an elected member of the scientific committee of the Public Communication of Science and Technology Network (PCST), which aims to improve science communication worldwide. She is an elected member of the Israel Young Academy, and serves as Chairwoman of its Communication Committee. Baram-Tsabari is a member of the Advisory Board for the US National Academy of Sciences’ LabX public engagement program, and a member of the Israeli Centers of Research Excellence (I-CORE) on “Learning in a Networked Society” and “Taking Citizen Science to School,” among other professional activities.
Baram-Tsabari’s research focuses on bridging science education and science communication scholarship, identifying people’s interests in science, building on people’s authentic interests in science to teach and communicate science in more meaningful and personally relevant ways, and supporting scientists in becoming effective science communicators. She has published extensively in the leading journals in both science education and science communication.
Faculty of Education in Science and Technology
Technion – Israel Institute of Technology
Technion City, Haifa 3200003