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Nikki Kaiser

Notre Dame High School, Norwich
Chemistry Teacher & Research Lead
Niki Kaiser is a teacher and Research Lead. Prior to becoming a teacher, she carried out post-doctoral research in Marine Biogeochemistry, and Niki has combined her interest in research with her love for teaching in a number of ways.

She started Journal Clubs for students and colleagues, she was a member of the expert advisory panel for the Education Endowment Foundation’s Improving Secondary Science report, and she was recently awarded a teacher-researcher fellowship from the Royal Society of Chemistry’s Chemical Education Research Group.

Niki mentors school leaders in Norwich to help them integrate and evaluate research-informed practice, she co-ordinates the Norwich Research Leads Network, and she helped to form #CogSciSci, a peer-support network for teachers with over 700 members. She also serves on the Royal Society of Chemistry’s Education Division Council and chairs their 11-19 Curriculum and Assessment Working Group.