María M. Álvarez Lires

She has a degree in Chemistry from the University of Santiago de Compostela, and a PhD in Chemistry from the University of Vigo, where she is currently a lecturer in the Department of Special Didactics, area of Didactics of Experimental Sciences, in the Faculty of Education and Sports Sciences of Pontevedra. She teaches in the Degree in Early Childhood Education, in the Master in Research and Innovation in Specific Didactics for Early Childhood and Primary Education, and in the Master for Secondary Education Teacher Training.

Her lines of research are: science and gender, teacher training, didactics and history of science; education and gender, gender and sustainable development.

As for her research work, she participated in multiple research and innovation projects such as “Progressions of learning in scientific competencies and practices: contextualization of models, use of evidence and scientific inquiry” or “Scientific Practices in Science Teaching and Learning: Dimensions in transfer and performance”. She was also the main researcher for others such as “Innovation Networks for Educational and Social Inclusion”, “Women’s Contributions to the Sustainability of the Sea” and “Women’s Sea: Sustainable and Productive”.