avatar for Vikki Burns

Vikki Burns

University of Birmingham
Reader in Science Education
Dr Vikki Burns is a Reader in Science Education, with a special interest in how we can support students to develop the knowledge, skills and attributes that they need to be effective, educated citizens.   She uses experiential learning, innovative assessments, and extracurricular activities, to give students opportunities to connect theory to practice, learn to communicate effectively with different audiences, and promote intercultural understanding.  In recognition of this work, she is a National Teaching Fellow and Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.