Gan Shermer


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Research interests

Dr Shermer has a background in organic chemistry and science communication. She is a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy and has a particular interest in innovative pedagogy in chemistry. As such she has led a number of projects to develop the teaching and learning of chemistry in higher education. Her particular interests are in the transition between school and university and the development of graduate skills in STEM degrees.

She also has an interest in public engagement and leads the Departments outreach activities with schools. For more information about the activities offered to school students, teachers and the general public, please visit the Outreach and Public Activities page.

Development projects in learning and teaching, outreach and public engagement have been funded by the Royal Society of Chemistry, the National HE STEM programme, the National Coordinating Centre for Public Engagement, the Goldsmiths Company and the University Teaching Development Fund.


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Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 14 - Life Below Water


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