The Research Centre of Science, Mathematics and Engineering Education Research, SMEER, is the body for Karlstad University activities in science, mathematics and engineering education research, for doctoral studies and for connecting teacher education in these fields with education research.
SMEER aims to contribute to the international scientific knowledge in science, mathematics and engineering education, in various contexts of learning; from preschool to secondary school, at university and in society, especially in the field of empirical studies of teaching and learning processes.
SMEER is the node from which the science, mathematics and engineering education research is coordinated. The activities are based on international and national networks, practiceoriented research related to school, university and working life. SMEER is established with the Faculty of Health, Science and Technology as host.