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Odilla Finlayson

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E: Odilla.Finlayson@dcu.ie
Senior Lecturer
Centre For Advancement Of Stem Teaching And Learning (Castel)

T: 353 1 7005409
E: odilla.finlayson@dcu.ie
Senior Lecturer
Chemical Sciences

T: 353 1 7005409
E: odilla.finlayson@dcu.ie
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Biography

Odilla is a senior lecturer in Science Education in the School of Chemical Sciences at Dublin City University (DCU). She was a recipient of the Teaching Fellowship in 2001 and the DCU President‘s Award for Teaching and Learning in 2007. She has served on the Education Council of the professional bodies RSC (Royal Society of Chemistry) and ICI (Institute of Chemistry of Ireland) in several capacities and remains active on these bodies. She is involved in selection and training of the Irish teams for participation in the Olympiads IIJSO, EUSO and IChO and is the Country Co-ordinator for EUSO.

Research Interests

She is actively involved in teacher education at both pre-service and in-service levels as well as science education to undergraduate science students. After 20 years working and researching in the area of heterogeneous catalysis, her research interests over the last 10 years are now focussed on science education, in particular on visualisation in chemistry teaching, inquiry based approaches in teaching science (chemistry) at all educational levels coupled with appropriate assessment of learning, and appropriate use of technology in teaching. She was the coordinator of the FP7 SAILS project and a member of the coordinating team on the FP7 ESTABLISH project.




Research Projects

  Title Funder From - To Role Award
SAILS: Strategies for Assessment of Inquiry Learning in Science (Capacities) European Framework Programme 7 01-JAN-12 - 31-DEC-16 DCU PI 835,811.00
IRCSET/Intel Enterprise Partnership Scheme postgraduate research scholarship for Susan Ryan (Invent ref: COLL/2011/02/IRCSET) Irish Research Council for Science, Engineering and Technology 01-NOV-10 - 31-OCT-13 DCU PI 72,000.00

Book Chapters

  Year Publication
2016 'Building Teacher Confidence in Inquiry and Assessment: Experiences from a pan-European collaboration'
Finlayson, O. and Mc Loughlin, E (2016) 'Building Teacher Confidence in Inquiry and Assessment: Experiences from a pan-European collaboration' In: Peters, M., Cowie, B. & Menter, I (eds). A Companion to research in teacher education. Singapore: Springer. [DOI] [Details]
2014 'Interdisciplinary science: Integrative learning in first-year undergraduate science'
McLoughlin E.;Finlayson O. (2014) 'Interdisciplinary science: Integrative learning in first-year undergraduate science' In: Integrative Learning: International Research and Practice. [DOI] [Details]

Peer Reviewed Journals

  Year Publication
2016 'Analysing student written solutions to investigate if problem-solving processes are evident throughout'
Kelly R.;McLoughlin E.;Finlayson O. (2016) 'Analysing student written solutions to investigate if problem-solving processes are evident throughout'. International Journal of Science Education, :1-19 [DOI] [Details]
2015 'Pores made to order - Structure-Property-Relationships under the magnifying lens of chemical education'
Herzog, S;Finlayson, O;Hickmann, K;Parchmann, I (2015) 'Pores made to order - Structure-Property-Relationships under the magnifying lens of chemical education'. Chemkon, 22 :29-36 [DOI] [Details]
2015 'In-service and pre-service teacher education in IBSE: The ESTABLISH approach'
Jeskova, Z;Kires, M;McLoughlin, E;Finlayson, O;Ottander, C;Ekborg, M (2015) 'In-service and pre-service teacher education in IBSE: The ESTABLISH approach'. Nuovo Cimento C-Colloquia And Communications In Physics, 38 [DOI] [Details]
2015 'In-service and pre-service teacher education in IBSE: The ESTABLISH approach'
Ješková Z.;Kireš M.;McLoughlin E.;Finlayson O.;Ottander C.;Ekborg M. (2015) 'In-service and pre-service teacher education in IBSE: The ESTABLISH approach'. Il Nuovo Cimento C - Colloquia on Physics, 38 (3) [DOI] [Details]
2014 'The case programme implemented across the primary and secondary school transition in ireland'
Mccormack L.;Finlayson O.;Mccloughlin T. (2014) 'The case programme implemented across the primary and secondary school transition in ireland'. International Journal of Science Education, 36 (17):2892-2917 [DOI] [Details]
2013 'Transfer in chemistry: a study of students' abilities in transferring mathematical knowledge to chemistry'
Hoban R.;Finlayson O.;Nolan B. (2013) 'Transfer in chemistry: a study of students' abilities in transferring mathematical knowledge to chemistry'. International Journal of Mathematical Education in Science and Technology, 44 (1):14-35 [DOI] [Details]
2013 'Investigating the transition into third level science - Identifying a student profile'
Lovatt J.;Finlayson O. (2013) 'Investigating the transition into third level science - Identifying a student profile'. Chemistry Education Research and Practice, 14 (1):62-72 [DOI] [Details]
2012 'Inquiry based science education providing authentic experiences for the classroom'
Eilish McLoughlin , Odilla Finlayson , Sarah Brady (2012) 'Inquiry based science education providing authentic experiences for the classroom'. PUBLIC SERVICE REVIEW. EUROPEAN SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY, 11 :26-27 [Details]
2010 'A comparison of the learning approaches of accounting and science students at an Irish university'
Byrne M.;Finlayson O.;Flood B.;Lyons O.;Willis P. (2010) 'A comparison of the learning approaches of accounting and science students at an Irish university'. Journal of Further and Higher Education, 34 (3):369-383 [DOI] [Details]
2009 'A hurdle too high? Students' experience of a PBL laboratory module'
Kelly, O;Finlayson, O (2009) 'A hurdle too high? Students' experience of a PBL laboratory module'. Chemistry Education Research and Practice, 10 :42-52 [DOI] [Details]
2007 'Evaluation of student engagement with two learning supports in the teaching of 1st year undergraduate chemistry'
Lovatt J.;Finlayson O.;James P. (2007) 'Evaluation of student engagement with two learning supports in the teaching of 1st year undergraduate chemistry'. Chemistry Education Research and Practice, 8 (4):390-402 [Details]
1998 'Effects of ceria on the combustion activity and surface properties of Pt/alumina catalysts'
M.J.Tiernan, O.E.Finlayson (1998) 'Effects of ceria on the combustion activity and surface properties of Pt/alumina catalysts'. 19 Applied Catalysis B: Environmental :23-* [Details]
1992 'The Fiber drop analyser:'
N.D.McMillan, O.Finlayson etal (1992) 'The Fiber drop analyser:'. MEASUREMENT SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY, 3 :746-* [Details]
1992 'A fiber drop analyser ; a new analytical instrument'
N.D.McMillan, F.M.J.Fortune, O.E.Finlayson et al (1992) 'A fiber drop analyser ; a new analytical instrument'. REVIEW OF SCIENTIFIC INSTRUMENTS, 63(6) :*-* [Details]
1991 'High Temperature Stability of Alumina Fibre'
J.W.Curley, M.J.Dreelan, O.E.Finlayson (1991) 'High Temperature Stability of Alumina Fibre'. CATALYSIS TODAY, 10 :401-* [Details]
1989 'Thermal Stabilisation of Alumina Fibres'
M.J.Dreelan, O.E.Finlayson (1989) 'Thermal Stabilisation of Alumina Fibres'. PROCEEDINGS OF ROYAL IRISH ACADEMY, 89B :411-* [Details]
1984 'Mechanisms of 1,5-dehydrocyclisation and Isomerisation of Alkanes on Iridium, Rhodium, Palladium and Platinum Films'
O.E.Finlayson, J.K.A.Clarke, J.J.Rooney (1984) 'Mechanisms of 1,5-dehydrocyclisation and Isomerisation of Alkanes on Iridium, Rhodium, Palladium and Platinum Films'. Faraday Transactions 80 :191-* [Details]
1982 'Dehydrocyclisation of Alkanes'
J.K.A.Clarke, O.E.Finlayson, J.J.Rooney (1982) 'Dehydrocyclisation of Alkanes'. CHEMICAL COMMUNICATIONS (PRINT), * :1277-* [Details]

Books

  Year Publication
2002 Case study of schools successful in science.
O.E.Finlayson and L.Killen (2002) Case study of schools successful in science. : *. [Details]
1992 Catalysis and Surface Characterisation.
Eds: TJDines, CHRochester and J Thomson (1992) Catalysis and Surface Characterisation. : Royal Society of Chemistry. [Details]

Other Journals

  Year Publication
2016 'Helping lower secondary students develop conceptual understanding of electrostatic forces'
Moynihan R., Finlayson O., van Kampen P., McLoughlin, E. (2016) 'Helping lower secondary students develop conceptual understanding of electrostatic forces' School Science Review, 98 (363) . [Details]
2012 'Inquiry based science education providing authentic experiences for the classroom'
McLoughlin, E., Finlayson, O., Brady, S. (2012) 'Inquiry based science education providing authentic experiences for the classroom' Public service review. European science & technology, 11 . [Details]
2010 'Easing the transition from secondary school to higher education through recognition of the skills of our students'
Kelly, O.C. and Finlayson, O.E. (2010) 'Easing the transition from secondary school to higher education through recognition of the skills of our students' New Directions in the teaching of Physical Sciences, 6 :51-55. [Details]

Conference Publications

  Year Publication
2015 Proceedings of the International Conference on Women in Physics
McLoughlin, E.;Finlayson,O; van Kampen P.;McCabe D; Brady, S. (2015) Teaching, learning andassessment in inquiry-based science education . In: AIP Publishing eds. Proceedings of the International Conference on Women in Physics [Details]
2015 ESERA 2015-Science Education Research: Engaging learners for a sustainable future
McLoughlin, E.; Finlayson, O.; McCabe, D.; Csapó, B.; Csíkos, C. (2015) STRATEGIES FOR ASSESSMENT OF INQUIRY LEARNING, SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES IN SCIENCE . In: ESERA eds. ESERA 2015-Science Education Research: Engaging learners for a sustainable future [Details]
2015 ESERA 2015-Science Education Research: Engaging learners for a sustainable future
Finlayson, O.; McLoughlin, E.; McCabe, D.; Jonsson, A. (2015) TEACHER EDUCATION IN INQUIRY AND ASSESSMENT ACROSS EUROPE –THE SAILS APPROACH . In: ESERA eds. ESERA 2015-Science Education Research: Engaging learners for a sustainable future [Details]
2015 AIP Conference Proceedings
McLoughlin E.;Finlayson O.;Van Kampen P.;McCabe D.;Brady S. (2015) Teaching, learning, and assessing inquiry-based science education AIP Conference Proceedings [DOI] [Details]
2015 INTED2015: 9TH INTERNATIONAL TECHNOLOGY, EDUCATION AND DEVELOPMENT CONFERENCE
Comiskey, S;McLoughlin, E;Finlayson, O (2015) OPPORTUNITIES AND CHALLENGES FOR THE INTEGRATION OF 1:1 TECHNOLOGY IN LOWER SECONDARY SCHOOLS INTED2015: 9TH INTERNATIONAL TECHNOLOGY, EDUCATION AND DEVELOPMENT CONFERENCE , pp.6288-6296 [Details]
2015 New Perspectives in Science Education, Conference Proceedings
Finlayson, O.; McLoughlin, E.; McCabe, D. (2015) Strategies for the Assessment of Inquiry Learning in Science (SAILS) A European Project in Science Teacher Education New Perspectives in Science Education, Conference Proceedings Italy, [Details]
2014 Proceedings of GIREP-MPTL International Conference on Teaching/Learning Physics: Integrating Research into Practice
Kires, M.; Jeskova Z.; McLoughlin E.; McCabe D.; Finlayson O.; Ekborg M.; Ottander C. (2014) Teacher professional development in IBSE and assessment Proceedings of GIREP-MPTL International Conference on Teaching/Learning Physics: Integrating Research into Practice [Details]
2014 Proceedings of GIREP-MPTL International Conference on Teaching/Learning Physics: Integrating Research into Practice
Ješková, Z.; Kireš, M.; McLoughlin, E.; Finlayson, O.; Ottander, C.; Ekborg, M. (2014) IN-SERVICE AND PRE-SERVICE TEACHER EDUCATION IN IBSE – THE ESTABLISH APPROACH Proceedings of GIREP-MPTL International Conference on Teaching/Learning Physics: Integrating Research into Practice [Details]
2014 SMEC 2014- Thinking Assessment in Science and Mathematics
Finlayson, O.; McLoughlin, E.; Lovatt J., McCabe, D.; van Kampen, P (2014) Assessment of inquiry learning in science developed through a pan-European collaboration . In: McLoughlin, E.; Finlayson, O.; Brady, S.; Lovatt, J.; McCabe, D.; van Kampen, P eds. SMEC 2014- Thinking Assessment in Science and Mathematics [Details]
2014 Proceedings of GIREP-MPTL International Conference on Teaching/Lea rning Physics: Integrating Research into Practice
McLoughlin,E.; Finlayson, O. (2014) Supporting teachers use and assessment of inquiry based science education in classroom practice Proceedings of GIREP-MPTL International Conference on Teaching/Lea rning Physics: Integrating Research into Practice Italy, , pp.41-46 [Details]
2014 SMEC 2014 - Thinking Assessment in Science and Mathematics
McLoughlin, E.; Finlayson, O.; Brady S.; McCabe, D. (2014) ESTABLISH - a model for widespread implementation of inquiry based science education . In: McLoughlin, E.; Finlayson, O.; Brady, S.; Lovatt, J.; McCabe, D.; van Kampen, P eds. SMEC 2014 - Thinking Assessment in Science and Mathematics [Details]
2013 ESERA 2013 Conference proceedings
Rannikmae, M.; Holbrook, J.; Kask, K.; Laius, A.; Teppo, M.; Finlayson, O.; Brady, S.; McLoughlin, E. (2013) Teachers’ and Students’ views on Industry-related Competences as a contribution to the symposium on ESTABLISH: Implementing of framework for Teacher education across Europe ESERA 2013 Conference proceedings [Details]
2013 10th biannual Conference of the European Science Education Research Association (ESERA): Science Education Research for Evidence-based Teaching and Coherent Learning
Ryan, S.; Finlayson, O.;McCloughlin T.;McLoughlin E. (2013) Implementing New Pedagogies in Primary Science 10th biannual Conference of the European Science Education Research Association (ESERA): Science Education Research for Evidence-based Teaching and Coherent Learning Cyprus, [Details]
2013 ESERA 2013 Conference proceedings
Barron, L.; Finlayson O.; McCabe, D.; Fazio, C.; Ottander, C.; Ekborg, M.; Parchmann, I.; Brady, S.; McLoughlin, E. (2013) Profiling in-service teachers across Europe to determine their attitude to IBSE as a contribution to the symposium on ESTABLISH: Implementing of framework for Teacher education across Europe ESERA 2013 Conference proceedings [Details]
2015 WOMEN IN PHYSICS: 5TH IUPAP INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON WOMEN IN PHYSICS
McLoughlin, E;Finlayson, O;van Kampen, P;McCabe, D;Brady, S (2015) Teaching, Learning, and Assessing Inquiry-based Science Education WOMEN IN PHYSICS: 5TH IUPAP INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON WOMEN IN PHYSICS [DOI] [Details]

Conference Contributions

  Year Publication
Variety in Chemistry Education,
O.E.Finlayson, O Kelly PBL approach to teaching and learning chemistry. [], Variety in Chemistry Education, University of Keele [Details]
2016 SMEC 2016: STEM Teacher Education - Initial and Continuing professional development,
Grimes, P., McLoughlin E., Finlayson, O. & van Kampen, P (2016) Discourse in the Classroom: Patterns of Discourse in Pre-service Teachers' Explanations. [], SMEC 2016: STEM Teacher Education - Initial and Continuing professional development, Dublin [Details]
2016 GIREP,
McLoughlin, E., van Kampen P., Finlayson, O. (2016) Assessing Pre-Service Teachers Learning With Laboratory-Based Physics Activities. [], GIREP, Krakow, Poland [Details]
2015 ESERA,
Grimes P.; McDonald S.;McLoughlin, E.; Finlayson O.; van Kampen P. (2015) Professional vision of inquiry based science education: An analysis of the highlighting and coding practices of pre-service science teachers in Ireland and the U.S. [], ESERA, Helsinki [Details]
2015 ESERA,
McLoughlin,E.; Finlayson, O. (2015) Implementing an interdisciplinary science module with first year undergraduate students. [], ESERA, Helsinki [Details]
2015 ESERA,
Hinch L.; McLoughlin, E.; Finlayson, O. (2015) The effect of inquiry teacher education programmes on pre-service teachers. [], ESERA, Helsinki [Details]
2015 ESERA,
Hinch L.; McLoughlin, E.; Finlayson, O. (2015) Development of an instrument for evaluating teacher change following an IBSE and assessment teacher education programme. [], ESERA, Helsinki [Details]
2015 NARST,
McLoughlin, E.; Finlayson, O. (2015) Models for teacher education and assessment of skills in inquiry based science education. [], NARST, Chicago [Details]
2015 BERA,
McLoughlin, E.; Finlayson, O.; McCabe, D. (2015) Strategies for the Assessment of Inquiry Learning in Science at Secondary Level. [], BERA, Belfast [Details]
2015 ESERA,
Grimes P., McDonald S., McLoughlin, E., Finlayson O., & van Kampen P. (2015) Professional vision of inquiry based science education: An analysis of the highlighting and coding practices of pre-service science teachers in Ireland and the U.S. [], ESERA, Helsinki [Details]
2015 BERA,
Comiskey S., Finlayson, O., McLoughlin, E., (2015) The Integration of 1:1 Technology at Lower Secondary Level: An Irish Case Study. [], BERA, Belfast [Details]
2014 GIREP-MPTL International Conference on Teaching/Learning Physics: Integrating Research into Practice,
McLoughlin E., van Kampen P., McCabe D., Finlayson O. (2014) Strategies for Assessment of Inquiry-based Learning in Science. [], GIREP-MPTL International Conference on Teaching/Learning Physics: Integrating Research into Practice, Palermo, Italy [Details]
2014 SMEC 2014,
Grimes, P., McLoughlin, E., Finlayson, O., & van Kampen, P. (2014) Teacher-Student Dialogue in the Inquiry Classroom. [], SMEC 2014, Dublin [Details]
2014 GIREP-MPTL International Conference on Teaching,
van Kampen P., McLoughlin E., Sokolowska D., Finlayson O., McCabe D., Harrison C., Csapo (2014) Assessment opportunities in inquiry-based learning: Report on case studies. [], GIREP-MPTL International Conference on Teaching, Palermo, Italy [Details]
2014 SMEC 2014 - Thinking Assessment in Science and Mathematics,
McLoughlin, E.; Finlayson, O.; Brady, S.; Lovatt, J.; McCabe, D.; van Kampen, P. (2014) SMEC 2014. [Conference Organising Committee Member], SMEC 2014 - Thinking Assessment in Science and Mathematics, Dublin [Details]
2014 GIREP-MPTL International Conference on Teaching,
Sokolowska D.;McLoughlin E.;van Kampen P.; Finlayson O.; McCabe D.; Harrison C.; Csapo, C. (2014) Assessment opportunities in inquiry-based learning. [], GIREP-MPTL International Conference on Teaching, Palermo, Italy [Details]
2013 ICPE-EPEC,
McLoughlin, E.; Finlayson, O.; Brady, S.; Ellermeijer, T.; Kedzierska, E.; Ottander, C.; Dvořák, L.; Kires, M.; Fazio C. (2013) The Development of Physics Teacher Programmes in inquiry based Science Education (ESTABLISH). [], ICPE-EPEC, Prague [Details]
2013 ICPE-EPEC,
McLoughlin, E.; Finlayson O.;Brady S.; Ellermeijer T.; Kedzierska E.; Dvořák L.; Kires M.; Fazio C. (2013) The Development and Implementation of industry informed inquiry based Physics Teacher Education (ESTABLISH). [], ICPE-EPEC, Prague [Details]
2012 ICCE/ECRICE,
Finlayson, O.; McLoughlin, E.; Ottander, C.; Ekborg, M.;Kedzierska, E.; Ellermeijer, T. (2012) Teaching Chemistry through Inquiry – in-service teacher programme. [], ICCE/ECRICE, Rome [Details]
2012 IOSTE NWE,
McLoughlin, E.; Finlayson, O.; Brady, S.; McCabe D. (2012) European Science and Technology in Action: Building links with Industry, Schools and Home (ESTABLISH). [], IOSTE NWE, Limerick [Details]
2008 Science Live for Teachers (SL4T),
McCloughlin, TJJ., Finlayson, O. & Sheeran, K. (Eds.) (2008) Proceedings of the primary science symposiun: science live for teachers. [Conference Organising Committee Chairperson], Science Live for Teachers (SL4T), Dublin [Details]
2009 Science Live for Teachers! (SL4T),
McCloughlin, T., Finlayson, O., & Mulhall, C. (Eds.) (2009) Proceedings of the primary science symposium: Science Live for Teachers. [Conference Organising Committee Chairperson], Science Live for Teachers! (SL4T), Dublin [Details]
2007 Science Live for Teachers! (SL4T),
Finlayson, O., McCloughlin, T., & Steberger, A. (Eds.) (2007) Proceedings of the primary science symposium: Science Live for Teachers. [Conference Organising Committee Chairperson], Science Live for Teachers! (SL4T), Dublin [Details]
Summer School for Science Teachers,
O.E.Finlayson Approaches to Science Teaching. [Conference Organising Committee Member], Summer School for Science Teachers, DCU [Details]
Variety in Chemistry Education,
O.E.Finlayson, O Kelly Small scale reactions in Chemistry. [], Variety in Chemistry Education, University of Keele [Details]
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2003 Variety in Chemistry Education,
O.E.Finlayson (2003) *. [Plenary Lecture/Keynote], Variety in Chemistry Education, DCU , 31-AUG-03 - 02-SEP-03 [Details]
2003 Variety in Chemistry Education in association with Irish Variety in Chemistry Teaching,
O.Kelly, O Finlayson (2003) Microscale Modules for Use in Introductory Chemistry. [], Variety in Chemistry Education in association with Irish Variety in Chemistry Teaching, DCU , 31-AUG-03 - 02-SEP-03 [Details]
2003 *,
O.Kelly, O Finlayson (2003) Investigative science. [], *, Sligo Education Center , 04-SEP-03 [Details]
2003 Variety in Chemistry Education in association with Irish Variety in Chenistry Teaching,
Oral Kelly, O Finalyson (2003) Problem Based Learning in the First Year Chemistry Lab - A work in progress. [Conference Organising Committee Member], Variety in Chemistry Education in association with Irish Variety in Chenistry Teaching, DCU , 31-AUG-03 - 02-SEP-03 [Details]
2003 Nyholm Lecture meeting,
O.E.Finlayson (2003) Problem based learning in Chemistry. [], Nyholm Lecture meeting, London , 17-MAR-03 - 17-MAR-03 [Details]
2000 TMR Summer School on Green Chemistry,
M.Feeley, M.J.Tiernan, O.E. Finlayson (2000) Combustion of propane by ceria-zirconia and manganese-zirconia mixed oxides. [Conference Organising Committee Member], TMR Summer School on Green Chemistry, Venice, Italy , 04-SEP-00 - 10-SEP-00 [Details]
1994 SURCAT meeting,
M.Tiernan, O.E.Finlayson (1994) Catalytic oxidation for Hydrocarbon Removal. [Conference Organising Committee Member], SURCAT meeting, Brunel,UK , 01-SEP-94 - 04-SEP-94 [Details]
1994 SURCAT meeting,
N.O'Hare, R.Langbien, O.E.Finlayson, M.Meaney (1994) Catalytic combustion of Volatile Organic Compounds. [], SURCAT meeting, Brunel,UK , 01-SEP-94 - 04-SEP-94 [Details]

Review Articles

  Year Publication
2014 Physical chemistry education: Its multiple facets and aspects.
Tsaparlis G.;Finlayson O. (2014) Physical chemistry education: Its multiple facets and aspects. Review Articles [DOI] [Details]

Reports

  Year Publication
2016 SAILS project final report.
Finlayson, O.; McLoughlin, E.; McCabe, D. (2016) SAILS project final report. Reports [Details]
2015 SAILS project report: IBSE Teacher Education and Assessment Programme, Stage 2.
Lundström, M.; Jönsson, A.; Finlayson, O.; McLoughlin, E.; Lovatt, J.; van Kampen, P; McCabe, D. (2015) SAILS project report: IBSE Teacher Education and Assessment Programme, Stage 2. Reports [Details]
2015 SAILS project report: Report from EAP on teacher education programme and CoP.
Finlayson, O.; McLoughlin, E.; van Kampen, P.; Lovatt, J.; SAILS consortium (2015) SAILS project report: Report from EAP on teacher education programme and CoP. Reports [Details]
2015 SAILS project report: Report from EAP on assessment materials (Part B).
Finlayson, O.; McLoughlin, E.; van Kampen, P.; Lovatt, J.; SAILS consortium (2015) SAILS project report: Report from EAP on assessment materials (Part B). Reports [Details]
2015 SAILS project report: SAILS dissemination activities.
Finlayson, O.; McLoughlin, E.; van Kampen, P.; Lovatt, J.; SAILS consortium (2015) SAILS project report: SAILS dissemination activities. Reports [Details]
2015 SAILS project report: Assessment frameworks and instruments for IBSE skills.
Csíkos, C.; Csapó, B.; Veres, G.; Adorján, F.; Radnóti, K.; Harrison, C.; Matthews, B.; Black, P.; McLoughlin, E.; van Kampen, P.; McCabe, D.; Finlayson, O. (2015) SAILS project report: Assessment frameworks and instruments for IBSE skills. Reports [Details]
2015 SAILS project report: Finalised evaluation materials for teacher education in IBSE with integrated assessment.
Harrison, C.; Howard, S.; Matthews, B.; Finlayson, O.; Lovatt, J.; McCabe, D.; McLoughlin, E.; van Kampen, P.; SAILS consortium (2015) SAILS project report: Finalised evaluation materials for teacher education in IBSE with integrated assessment. Reports [Details]
2014 SAILS project report: Evaluation of implementation with pilot teachers - Part B.
Finlayson, O.; McLoughlin, E.; van Kampen, P.; Lovatt, J.; SAILS consortium (2014) SAILS project report: Evaluation of implementation with pilot teachers - Part B. Reports [Details]
2014 ESTABLISH project final report.
McLoughlin, E.; Finlayson, O.; Brady, S. (2014) ESTABLISH project final report. Reports [Details]
2014 SAILS project report: Activities of the Community of Practice (CoP) I.
Finlayson, O.; McLoughlin, E.; van Kampen, P.; Lovatt, J.; SAILS consortium (2014) SAILS project report: Activities of the Community of Practice (CoP) I. Reports [Details]
2014 ESTABLISH project report: Science teacher training in IBSE - selected models.
McLoughlin, E.; Finlayson, O.; Brady, S.; ESTABLISH consortium (2014) ESTABLISH project report: Science teacher training in IBSE - selected models. Reports [Details]
2014 ESTABLISH project report: Final profile of pre-service science teachers’ attitude and understanding of IBSE.
Finlayson, O.; McLoughlin, E.; McCabe, D.; Hinch, L.; Brady, S.; Barron, L. (2014) ESTABLISH project report: Final profile of pre-service science teachers’ attitude and understanding of IBSE. Reports [Details]
2014 ESTABLISH project report: Effective models for science teacher training in IBSE.
McLoughlin, E.; Finlayson, O.; Brady, S.; ESTABLISH consortium (2014) ESTABLISH project report: Effective models for science teacher training in IBSE. Reports [Details]
2014 SAILS project report:Activities of the Community of Practice (CoP) I.
Finlayson, O.; McLoughlin, E.; van Kampen, P.; Lovatt, J.; SAILS consortium (2014) SAILS project report:Activities of the Community of Practice (CoP) I. Reports [Details]
2014 ESTABLISH project report: Nature and success of the dissemination strategy.
McLoughlin, E.; Finlayson, O.; Brady, S.; ESTABLISH consortium (2014) ESTABLISH project report: Nature and success of the dissemination strategy. Reports [Details]
2014 SAILS project report: Evaluation of implementation with pilot teachers - Part B.
Harrison, C.; Finlayson, O.; McLoughlin, E.; van Kampen, P.; Lovatt, J.; Friege, G.; Barth, M.; McCabe, D. (2014) SAILS project report: Evaluation of implementation with pilot teachers - Part B. Reports [Details]
2014 SAILS project report: European conference presentation on the SAILS CoP.
Finlayson, O.; McLoughlin, E.; van Kampen, P.; Lovatt, J.; SAILS consortium (2014) SAILS project report: European conference presentation on the SAILS CoP. Reports [Details]
2014 SAILS Networking activities.
Finlayson, O.; McLoughlin, E.; van Kampen, P.; Lovatt, J.; SAILS consortium (2014) SAILS Networking activities. Reports [Details]
2014 ESTABLISH project report: Final profile of in-service science teachers’ attitude and understanding of IBSE.
Finlayson, O.; McLoughlin, E.; McCabe, D.; Hinch, L.; Brady, S. (2014) ESTABLISH project report: Final profile of in-service science teachers’ attitude and understanding of IBSE. Reports [Details]
2014 ESTABLISH project report: Engagement of stakeholders in IBSE.
McLoughlin, E.; Finlayson, O.; Brady, S.; ESTABLISH consortium (2014) ESTABLISH project report: Engagement of stakeholders in IBSE. Reports [Details]
2014 Report from EAP on teacher education - Stage 1.
Finlayson, O.; McLoughlin, E.; van Kampen, P.; Lovatt, J.; SAILS consortium (2014) Report from EAP on teacher education - Stage 1. Reports [Details]
2014 SAILS project report: IBSE Teacher Education and Assessment Programme, Stage 1.
Lundström, M.; Jönsson, A.; Finlayson, O.; McLoughlin, E.; McCabe, D. (2014) SAILS project report: IBSE Teacher Education and Assessment Programme, Stage 1. Reports [Details]
2014 ESTABLISH project report:The impact of Inquiry Based Science Education on second level students.
McLoughlin, E.; Finlayson, O.; Brady, S.; ESTABLISH consortium (2014) ESTABLISH project report:The impact of Inquiry Based Science Education on second level students. Reports [Details]
2014 ESTABLISH project report: Final profile of pre-service science teachers’ attitude and understanding of IBSE.
Finlayson, O.; McLoughlin, E.; McCabe, D.; Hinch, L.; Brady, S.; Barron, L. (2014) ESTABLISH project report: Final profile of pre-service science teachers’ attitude and understanding of IBSE. Reports [Details]
2014 ESTABLISH project report: The conduct, implementation and outcomes of ESTABLSH.
McLoughlin, E.; Finlayson, O.; Brady, S.; ESTABLISH consortium (2014) ESTABLISH project report: The conduct, implementation and outcomes of ESTABLSH. Reports [Details]
2013 ESTABLISH project report:Piloted, culturally adapted, teaching and learning IBSE units - Part III.
McLoughlin, E.; Finlayson, O.; Brady, S.; ESTABLISH consortium (2013) ESTABLISH project report:Piloted, culturally adapted, teaching and learning IBSE units - Part III. Reports [Details]
2013 ESTABLISH project report: Web-based IBSE materials for Teacher Education.
McLoughlin, E.; Finlayson, O.; Brady, S.; ESTABLISH consortium (2013) ESTABLISH project report: Web-based IBSE materials for Teacher Education. Reports [Details]
2013 SAILS project report: Assessment frameworks and instruments for IBSE skills - Part A.
Finlayson, O.; McLoughlin, E.; van Kampen, P.; Lovatt, J.; SAILS consortium (2013) SAILS project report: Assessment frameworks and instruments for IBSE skills - Part A. Reports [Details]
2013 SAILS project report: IBSE Teacher Education.
Finlayson, O.; McLoughlin, E.; van Kampen, P.; Lovatt, J.; SAILS consortium (2013) SAILS project report: IBSE Teacher Education. Reports [Details]
2013 SAILS project report:Strategy for the assessment of skills and competencies suitable for IBSE.
Finlayson, O.; McLoughlin, E.; van Kampen, P.; Lovatt, J.; SAILS consortium (2013) SAILS project report:Strategy for the assessment of skills and competencies suitable for IBSE. Reports [Details]
2013 SAILS project report: Report from evaluation of implementation with pilot teachers (Part A).
Harrison, C.; Black, P.; Csapó, B.; Csíkos, C.; Korom, E.; van Kampen, P.; Finlayson, O.; McLoughlin. E. and McCabe, D. (2013) SAILS project report: Report from evaluation of implementation with pilot teachers (Part A). Reports [Details]
2013 SAILS project report: Report on the assessment frameworks and instruments for IBSE skills-part a.
Csapó, B.; Csíkos, C.; Korom, E.; Harrison, C.; Black, P.; Finlayson, O.; van Kampen, P.; McLoughlin, E.; McCabe, D. (2013) SAILS project report: Report on the assessment frameworks and instruments for IBSE skills-part a. Reports [Details]
2013 SAILS project report: Report from EAP on assessment materials (Part A).
Finlayson, O.; McLoughlin, E.; van Kampen, P.; Lovatt, J.; SAILS consortium (2013) SAILS project report: Report from EAP on assessment materials (Part A). Reports [Details]
2012 ESTABLISH project report: Interim Web-based IBSE materials for science teacher education.
McLoughlin, E.; Finlayson, O.; Brady, S.; ESTABLISH consortium (2012) ESTABLISH project report: Interim Web-based IBSE materials for science teacher education. Reports [Details]
2012 SAILS project report: How IBSE is involved in national curricula and assessment in the participating countries.
McLoughlin,E.; Finlayson, O.; van Kampen, P.; McCabe, D. (2012) SAILS project report: How IBSE is involved in national curricula and assessment in the participating countries. Reports [Details]
2012 ESTABLISH project report: Framework for Teacher Education Programme.
McLoughlin, E.; Finlayson, O.; Brady, S.; ESTABLISH consortium (2012) ESTABLISH project report: Framework for Teacher Education Programme. Reports [Details]
2012 ESTABLISH project report: Piloted, culturally adapted, teaching and learning IBSE units - Part II.
McLoughlin, E.; Finlayson, O.; Brady, S.; ESTABLISH consortium (2012) ESTABLISH project report: Piloted, culturally adapted, teaching and learning IBSE units - Part II. Reports [Details]
2012 SAILS project report: Mapping the development of key skills and competencies onto skills developed in IBSE.
McLoughlin,E.; Finlayson, O.; van Kampen, P. (2012) SAILS project report: Mapping the development of key skills and competencies onto skills developed in IBSE. Reports [Details]
2012 SAILS project report: Organisation of the Community of Practice (CoP) in each participating country.
Finlayson, O.; McLoughlin, E.; van Kampen, P.; Lovatt, J.; SAILS consortium (2012) SAILS project report: Organisation of the Community of Practice (CoP) in each participating country. Reports [Details]
2011 ESTABLISH project report: Report on main obstacles to implementing inquiry and intervention programmes in IBSE.
Finlayson, O.; Barron, L.; O’Brien, S.; McLoughlin, E.; Ekborg, M.; Ottander, C. (2011) ESTABLISH project report: Report on main obstacles to implementing inquiry and intervention programmes in IBSE. Reports [Details]
2011 ESTABLISH project report: Effective instruments and tools for evaluation of IBSE with in-service and pre-service teachers.
McLoughlin, E.; Finlayson, O.; Brady, S.; ESTABLISH consortium (2011) ESTABLISH project report: Effective instruments and tools for evaluation of IBSE with in-service and pre-service teachers. Reports [Details]
2011 ESTABLISH project report: Effective instruments and tools for evaluation of IBSE with in-service and pre-service teachers.
McLoughlin, E.; Finlayson, O.; Brady, S.; ESTABLISH consortium (2011) ESTABLISH project report: Effective instruments and tools for evaluation of IBSE with in-service and pre-service teachers. Reports [Details]
2011 ESTABLISH project report: Key forces for driving change in classroom practice across participating countries.
McLoughlin, E.; Finlayson, O.; Brady, S.; ESTABLISH consortium (2011) ESTABLISH project report: Key forces for driving change in classroom practice across participating countries. Reports [Details]
2011 ESTABLISH project report: How IBSE is implemented and assessed across participating countries.
McLoughlin, E.; Finlayson, O.; Brady, S.; ESTABLISH consortium (2011) ESTABLISH project report: How IBSE is implemented and assessed across participating countries. Reports [Details]
2011 ESTABLISH project report: Piloted, culturally adapted, teaching and learning IBSE units - Part I.
McLoughlin, E.; Finlayson, O.; Brady, S.; ESTABLISH consortium (2011) ESTABLISH project report: Piloted, culturally adapted, teaching and learning IBSE units - Part I. Reports [Details]
2010 ESTABLISH project report: Agreed framework for IBSE teaching and learning units.
McLoughlin, E.; Finlayson, O.; ESTABLISH consortium (2010) ESTABLISH project report: Agreed framework for IBSE teaching and learning units. Reports [Details]
2010 ESTABLISH project report: Guide for developing ESTABLISH Teaching and Learning Units.
McLoughlin, E.; Finlayson, O.; Brady, S.; ESTABLISH consortium (2010) ESTABLISH project report: Guide for developing ESTABLISH Teaching and Learning Units. Reports [Details]

Web Page

  Year Publication
2016 SAILS project website.
Finlayson, O.; McLoughlin, E.; McCabe, D.; Reynolds, S.; vanBuel, M.; van Kooten, J.; Andries, P.; (2016) SAILS project website. Web Page [Details]
2014 ESTABLISH online IBSE TEP.
McLoughlin, E.; Finlayson, O.; Brady, S.; Ekborg, M;, Ottander, C.; ESTABLISH consortium (2014) ESTABLISH online IBSE TEP. Web Page [Details]
2014 ESTABLISH project website.
McLoughlin, E.; Finlayson, O.; Brady, S.; ESTABLISH consortium (2014) ESTABLISH project website. Web Page [Details]

Honours and Awards

  Year Title Awarding Body
1991 IDA/Ulster Bank National Academic Enterprise Award
2007 DCU President‘s Award for Teaching and Learning DCU
2002 Teaching and Learning Fellow

Professional Associations

  Association Function From / To
Royal Society of Chemistry Member 01-JAN-85 / 30-DEC-99
Institute of Chemistry of Ireland Fellow 01-JAN-83 / 30-DEC-99

Committees

  Committee Function From / To
RSC Educational Division Ireland Region Chairperson 2002 / 1899
National Research Support Fund Board Member of Board 1995 / 1998
Materials Ireland Member of Board 1995 / 1998
RIA National Committee for Chemistry Member 1992 / 1995
RSC Education Division Ireland Region Member 1992 / 1995
Institute of Chemistry of Ireland Member of Council 1991 / 1996
Institute of Chemisty of Ireland Convenor of Education Committee 1991 / 1994

Employment

  Employer Position From / To
Dublin City University (formally NIHE) Lecturer in Physical Chemistry / 01-MAR-01
Institute of Technology Carlow Lecturer in Analytical Science / 31-AUG-87
Dublin City University Senior Lecturer in Science Education / 30-DEC-99
Radtech Ltd Research Chemist / 30-AUG-85

Modules Coordinated

  Term (ID)) Title Link Subject
2016 Chemistry Lab & Spectros Workshop CS257Chemistry Lab & Spectros Workshop
2016 Physics for Science Teacher 2 PS219Physics for Science Teacher 2
2016 Physics for Science Teacher 1 PS220Physics for Science Teacher 1
2016 Kinetics and Thermodynamics CS215Kinetics and Thermodynamics
2016 Interdisciplinary Science CS150Interdisciplinary Science
2016 Chemistry Education Project CS457Chemistry Education Project
2016 Chemistry Topics & Laboratory CS345Chemistry Topics & Laboratory
2016 Methodology for Chemistry teachers CS422chemistry
2016 Description of 2016_CS516 CS516Subject of 2016_CS516
2016 Introductory Chemistry 1 CS101Introductory Chemistry 1
2016 Description of 2016_CS511 CS511Subject of 2016_CS511
2016 Chemistry Lab for Science Education CS216Chemistry Lab for Science Education
2016 Description of 2016_CS214 CS214Subject of 2016_CS214
2016 Teaching & Assessing Senior Cycle Maths MS410Teaching & Assessing Senior Cycle Maths
2016 Description of 2016_PS216 PS216Subject of 2016_PS216
2016 Description of 2016_CS355 CS355Subject of 2016_CS355