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Cliona Murphy


Cliona has been lecturing in the area of science education at tertiary level for over 20 years and is currently an associate professor in science education at Ireland’s Dublin City University (full bio). She has developed and implemented a range of preservice, post-graduate and continuing professional learning programs in science education. Cliona has collaborated in a number of national and international projects in science education, STEM education, education for sustainable development and climate change education. Most recently Cliona was principal investigator on the Climate Our Oceans and Primary STEM Education: Climate and Ocean Literacy Network Ireland and Mauritius  research project funded by the Irish Research.  She is currently Irish principal investigator on the Erasmus Plus E^4 Project,.

Experience and Interests

Current Roles

Research Areas

  • Science Education, STEM Education, Nature of Science, Climate Change Education, Education for Sustainability, Inquiry Based Science Education (IBSE)
Cliona Murphy
Global Affiliate Scholar - Ed.D. in Educational Sustainability
Associate Professor in Science Education - Dublin City University