Coordinator of the Chemistry Group
Department of Science Teaching, The Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel
Dr. Rachel Mamlok-Naaman is the Head of the National Center of Chemistry Teachers, and a previous coordinator of the chemistry group at the Department of Science Teaching (until June 2016). In addition, she is the chair of the division of education, the European chemical society (DivEd EuChemS). She was a leading partner in several European projects: PARSEL, PROFILES, TEMI, and an external evaluator of ARTIST project. Her publications focus on the topics which are related to students’ learning (cognitive and affective aspects of learning), and on teachers’ professional development. She got several awards: Two from the Weizmann Institute – 1990-Bar-Ner (for teaching, and 2006-Maxine Singer (for PD of science teachers); ACS award (2017) for sustainable development in science education. She has been selected as a 2018 Awardee for the ACS-CEI Award for Incorporation of Sustainability into the Chemistry Curriculum. More recently she has been awarded the IUPAC 2021 Distinguished Women in Chemistry or Chemical Engineering.