Liz is an Education Focused Associate Professor in the School of Physics at UNSW Sydney. She leads the teaching arm of the Physics Education Research for Evidence Centred Teaching (PERfECT) group and is the first year physics director, running courses with thousands of enrolments. She is passionate about professional development of university and high school physics educators—especially in an online environment—and is responsible for the introduction of the graduate certificate in physics for science teachers. Liz is most interested in applying the findings of the educational research literature to the courses she runs and designs, and uses concept inventory tests to measure learning gains.
AAUT citation for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning 2018
Vice-Chancellor's Award for Teaching Excellence in 2015.
Liz is a fellow of the Scientia Education Academy.
Liz is a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.