Professor Martina Dickson

Professor Martina Dickson

Professor Martina Dickson

Professor in Curriculum and Instruction Division


  • Ph.D. in Physics, University of London, United Kingdom
  • M.Sc. in Medical Physics, University of Surrey, United Kingdom
  • M.A. in Education, Gender and International Development, University College London, United Kingdom
  • PGCE Science, Physics and Mathematics, Glasgow University, Scotland
  • B.Sc. in Aeronautical Engineering, Glasgow University, Scotland


Professor Martina Dickson holds a PhD in Medical Physics from the University of London and MA in Gender, Education and International Development from the IoE (UCL) in London. She has held a variety of teaching and advisory positions in Greece, Oman, Hong Kong and the UAE, and is currently a Professor in the Curriculum and Instruction Department at Emirates College for Advanced Education in the UAE. Her research interests include gender in education and science pedagogy, and she has led a number of research projects over the last decade, including funded studies of academic parenthood, female STEM leadership, gendered choices and perceptions of scientists and science careers.


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