We have been in operation since 2001 and our current research director is professor Maija Aksela.
Our main focus is chemistry education research which has been one of the four main research areas at the Department of Chemistry since 2004. We do research on chemistry learning and teaching in all educational levels from primary school to higher education with the following as main research areas:
Our research is evaluated as a part of Research Community for Mathematics and Science Education Research (RCMSER) -community. It consists of all mathematics and science education research groups in the Faculties of Science and Educational Sciences.