Maria Berge is a researcher at the Department of Science and Mathematics Education. Her research interests include learning possibilities and patterns of interaction when people learn science and technology together. Her analytical method(ologie)s use empirical data consisting of video-recordings and interviews. She has an MSc in Engineering Physics and a doctoral degree in Engineering Education Research from Chalmers University of Technology.
Ongoing research projects are:
- Power, knowledge and identity in science and technology classrooms: Teachers’ enactments of disciplinary discourses as establishing inclusion and exclusion (Financially supported by the Swedish Research Council VR-UVK, head of research: Anna Danielsson, Uppsala University)
- Remoulding engineering: Knowledge and identity perspectives on project work in engineering education (Financially supported by the Swedish Research Council VR-UVK)
- Moving between different learning cultures: a social view on learning physics
- The role of humour in science education