Maria Åström

Senior Lecturer

Unit for Subject Matter Education with specialization in Science and Technology Education
Visiting address
Läroverksgatan 15
41120 Göteborg
Room number
B4 455
Postal address
Box 300
40530 Göteborg

About Maria Åström

Research interests

Research interests in large-scale assessment instruments, with focus on science item content to support learning in compulsory school. Thesis "Defining Integrated Science Education and Putting it to Test" in 2008. Maria participated in funded research 2013-2015 about “Reliability in assessing master thesis in teacher education” (in Swedish Med mitt mått mätt). Participated in a funded practice research project 2019-2021 about teaching science models in pre- and primary school (ÄMNOS). Planed participation in a funded practice research project 2024-2026 LABBFYS, with secodary school teachers about laboratory practices in physics.


Teaches science education at primary teacher education, secondary science teacher education and master teacher education. Special interest in physics and science education. Supervision and examination of students theses and practical work.