Veronica McCauley

Veronica McCauley


Researcher and Lecturer, School of Education, National University of Ireland, Galway

Veronica is a researcher and lecturer in science education, based in the School of Education, NUI Galway. She publishes regularly in the field of science education, science communication and related areas; and holds the seat of Vice-Chair at NUI Galway's University Ethics Committee.  Within the sphere of science education, she has carried out researchon interactive learning environments, assessment techniques, technology in teaching and learning, mobile technology in the classroom, science hooks, peer instruction, STEM outreach/communication, STEM innovation (social and behavioural change at individual, educational and policy level), mentoring, self-directed learning, and initial teacher education at the University of Limerick (Ireland), Harvard University (Cambridge, USA) and the National University of Ireland, Galway (Ireland), where she currently resides.