Dawn Sutherland

Awarded a Canada Research Chair in Indigenous Science Education in 2006, and renewed as the Chair in Science Education in Cultural Contexts 2011, Dr. Sutherland explores the relationship between culture and science education. The appointment as a CRC Chair builds on Dr. Sutherland’s expertise teaching education students in the field of science by incorporating traditional Indigenous knowledge into her lessons. Dr. Sutherland aims to have culture integrated into school curricula so science education is more meaningful, interesting, and relevant for all students.