Professor Christopher Lawrence

Professor Lawrence's interdisciplinary work leverages expertise in technology and science education to bridge gaps between traditional Indigenous wisdom and contemporary scientific methodologies.

 

Dedicating his career to fostering diversity and equity within the STEM disciplines, his innovative approach to curriculum development includes Indigenous perspectives as a core component of STEM learning.

 

As an advocate for social justice in education, he has been instrumental in developing programs and initiatives that support the access and success of Indigenous students in STEM. His research, often involving collaboration with Indigenous communities, focuses on practical applications of traditional knowledge to solve modern-day problems, from environmental conservation to technological development.

 

Professor Lawrence's contributions to STEM and education have been recognised through numerous awards and publications. As a speaker, he shares his vision for a STEM education that is accessible, relevant and enriching for all students, particularly those from Indigenous backgrounds.