Institution: University Bremen, Institute for Science Education, Biology Department
Address: Leobenerstraße NW2
Postal Code: 28356
Doris Elster was partner in several European projects: HORIZON 2020 STARBIOS 2 (Structural Transformation to Attain Responsible BIOSciences), Comenius 2.1 CROSSNET (Crossing Boundaries in Science Education), Comenius 2.1 GIMMS (Gender, Innovations, Mentoring in Mathematics and Science), Comenius 2.1 EUDIST (European Development of Integrated Science Teaching) and EUCISE (European Cooperation in Science Education), and EU FW7 Project INQUIRE (Inquiry based teacher training for a sustainable future).
In addition she was German/Austrian associated partner of the international ROSE project (The Relevance of Science Education) which investigated the interest of young people in more than 40 countries as well as the international IRIS project (Interests and Recruitment in Science) both coordinated by the University Oslo.
Doris Elster is and was supervisor of several doctoral theses: mentoring in science teacher education, fostering interest and nature of science in school labs, inquiry-based teacher education, nature contact and environmental identity of adolescents in Germany and South Africa.