Flinders Centre for Sc Edu in the 21st Century
Martin is the inaugural Director of the Flinders Centre for Science Education in the 21st Century that supports quality teaching and innovation in science and mathematics education. After completing his degree and PhD at Cambridge University, Martin moved to Oxford University as a Research Fellow at Lincoln College in biological chemistry. A winding career path through the biotech industry and a number of science innovation and science education organisations returned him to Oxford University in 2005 as the Deputy Director of the Institute for the Future of the Mind.
BA (Hons) (Cantab.)
Martin has won a number of awards for engaging non‐scientists with science including, in 1999, being named by The Times newspaper as the Scientist of the New Century.
Director, Flinders Centre for Science Education in the 21st Century
Martin is part of the team behind the new specialisation BSc(Science Policy and Communication) and the forthcoming MSc(Science Policy and Communication).
ARC Strategic Research Initiative: Science of Learning Research Centre (Chief Investigator)
Evidence informed education policy and practice
: translational educational neuroscience
SACE Board of South Australia; Board Member and Chair of the Innovation Development Advisory Group (link)
SA Science Council (South Australian Government's science advisory body); Council Member with a responsibility for STEM education (link)
Operation Flinders Foundation; Honorary Consultant (link)
Department of Education and Child Development (current committees/groups/activities)
Scientist in Residence; Advanced Technology Pathways Program Steering Group; Results+ Strategy;
UNESCO (Bangkok) Education Research Institute Network (ERI-Net) member & steering group member (link)
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Early Childhood Australia: "Supporting brain development" 2016
TEDx talk: "No, no! You are not thinking, you are just being logical" (youtube) 2015
The Conversation: "Virtual distance: technology is rewriting the rulebook for human interaction" 2015
DECD conference: "Strategic Intent: Leading Learning" (youtube) 2013