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Tessa Vossen

Project Scientist

Name
Dr. T.E. Vossen
Telephone
+31 71 527 5737
E-mail
vossen@strw.leidenuniv.nl

Tessa Vossen is currently employed as a postdoc and project scientist at the department of Astronomy and Science, Communication & Society, where she develops and studies inclusive STEM education materials with a focus on girls and children from a minority background in primary school.

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Tessa Vossen (1991) studied Biology and Science, Communication & Society at Leiden University, where she conducted research on the topics of ethnobotany and science communication. After graduating from her MSc in 2014, she worked part-time for De Praktijk, an office developing project-based science education material. Tessa completed her PhD thesis titled ‘Research and design in STEM education – what do students and teachers think about the connection?’ at ICLON (Leiden University) and TU Delft in 2019.

Tessa is currently working as a postdoc and project scientist at the department of Astronomy and Science, Communication & Society, where she develops and studies inclusive STEM education materials with a focus on girls and children from a minority background in primary school. This project is being carried out in the context of the Dutch National Research Agenda (NWO), and aims for evidence-based outreach to understand and increase participation in STEM learning of youth from underrepresented groups.

Project Scientist

  • Wiskunde en Natuurwetenschappen
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  • Sterrewacht

Work address

Oort
Niels Bohrweg 2
2333 CA Leiden
Room number 535

Contact

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  • ICLON
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