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Invited presentations

K. Kampourakis, Agustin Aduriz-Bravo, Igal Galili, Irene Neumann, Carl-Johan Rundgren (August, 2017) Symposium - Science & Education: Science education informed by history, philosophy and sociology of science. 12th ESERA Conference, Dublin, Ireland.

K. Kampourakis (June, 2017) Beyond the “science-religion wars”: The design stance and the counter-intuitiveness of evolution. New Perspectives on Science and Religion in Society Conference, Science and Religion: Exploring the Spectrum Project, Manchester, UK.

K. Kampourakis (November 2016) Making sense of genes: where has science education gone wrong? Kolloquium Lehr- und Lern-Forschung und Fachdidaktik, ETH Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland.

K. Kampourakis (July, 2016) What can the history and philosophy of science contribute to science education? Swiss Doctoral School for Science Education, Swiss Science Education Association, Lucerne, Switzerland

K. Kampourakis, F. Stern, B. J. Strasser & A. Müller (June, 2016) Genetic determinism, human intuitions, and genetics literacy. International Workshop: Future Directions in Genetics Education, University of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland

K. Kampourakis, (March, 2016) Plan and purpose in nature: an interdisciplinary analysis of teleological conceptions. Conference “Interdisciplinary Experience and Learning”, Department of Preschool Education Sciences and Educational Design, School of Humanities, University of Aegean, Rhodes, Greece

N. Gericke, E. Kaya, R. Nehm, A. Wong, K. Kampourakis, (September, 2015) Symposium - Science & Education: Science education in the light of history, philosophy and sociology of science. 11th ESERA Conference, Helsinki, Finland

B.J. Strasser, K. Kampourakis (June 2015). Growing a new tree of life: Visual representations of macroevolution in education and public communication. Volkswagen Symposium “Labels, Catalogues and Architectures: The Art and Science of Modern Systematics”, Organized by Staffan Müller-Wille, University of Exeter, and Michael Ohl, Museum für Naturkunde Berlin, Hannover, Germany.

K. Kampourakis (May, 2015). Que doivent savoir les futurs citoyens sur la science? Conférence / table ronde : Objectif Sciences : lancement du plan d’action mathématiques et sciences de la nature (MSN). Département de l'instruction publique, de la culture et du sport, Directions générales de l’enseignement obligatoire et de l’enseignement secondaire II, Geneva, Switzerland.

K. Kampourakis (November, 2014). What “should” we teach about nature of science? : The “lists” and their critics. 8th Hellenic Conference of History, Philosophy 
& Science Teaching
”The Contribution of History & Philosophy of Science in Teaching and Public Understanding of Science”, University of Patras, Patras, Greece.

K. Kampourakis (October, 2014). Teaching for conceptual change in evolution. Facultad de Filosofia y Humanidades, Universidad Alberto Hurtado, Santiago, Chile

K. Kampourakis (October, 2014). Teaching about biological concepts in the context of history and philosophy of science: “adaptation” and “gene”. Instituto de Biologia, Facultad de Ciencias de la Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Valparaiso, Valparaiso, Chile

K. Kampourakis (October, 2014). Teaching science and nature of science. Instituto de Biologia, Facultad de Ciencias de la Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Valparaiso, Santiago, Chile

K. Kampourakis (May, 2014). That Mendel was a pioneer of genetics, being ahead of his time. “Newton’s Apple and other Historical Myths about Science” conference, Washington and Lee University, Lexington, VA, USA

K. Kampourakis (December, 2013). Teaching biology in the post-genomic era: evolution, genetics and nature of science. “Biology in Education” conference, organized by the Panhellenic Union of Bioscientists and the Departments of Biology, Primary Education and Early Childhood Education, University of Athens, Greece

K. Kampourakis (July, 2012). Conceptual change in history of science and science education: the case of evolutionary theory. School of Teaching and Learning, Ohio State University, Columbus OH, USA.

K. Kampourakis (July, 2012). The nature of teacher education and science education in Greece: challenges and obstacles. Department of Mathematics and Science Education, Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago IL, USA.

K. Kampourakis (June, 2012). “Why do birds have wings?” Teleology as a conceptual obstacle to understanding evolution. Department of Curriculum and Instruction, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Champaign IL, USA.

K. Kampourakis (June, 2012). “Why do birds have wings?” Teleology as a conceptual obstacle to understanding evolution. Department of Mathematics and Science Education, Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago IL, USA.

K. Kampourakis (June, 2012). Using history of science to teach nature of science. Department of Mathematics and Science Education, Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago IL, USA.

K. Kampourakis (June, 2012). Contemporary philosophy of science and how it relates to Nature of Science. Department of Mathematics and Science Education, Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago IL, USA.

K. Kampourakis (November, 2009). Teaching evolution in secondary education: theoretical and pedagogical issues. Darwin Now Conference: Darwin’s Living Legacy, British Council & Alexandria Library, Alexandria, Egypt.

Refereed presentations

F. Stern, K. Kampourakis, P. Silveira, A. Müller (August, 2017) Undergraduate biology students’ teleological and essentialist preconceptions: Are they related? 12th ESERA Conference, Dublin, Ireland

K. Kampourakis, K. McCain (August, 2016) Believe in, believe about: which questions do polls about evolution really ask and why does it matter? 1st European IHPST Regional Conference “Science as Culture in the European Context: Historical, Philosophical, and Educational Perspectives”, Flensburg, Germany

G. Kelly, N. Lederman, W.F. McComas, I. Neumann, A. Wong, K. Kampourakis, (April, 2016) Symposium - Nature of Science in the Next Generation Science Standards: Translating recommendations into practice. 2015 NARST Annual International Conference, Baltimore, USA

K. Kampourakis (January 2016). L’enseignement des aspects généraux de la nature de la science et la culture scientifique. 9e Forum Suisse de Didactiques des Sciences Naturelles, Haute Ecole Pédagogique Fribourg, Fribourg, Switzerland.

K. Kampourakis (April, 2015) How do pre-service biology teachers explain the origin of biological traits? : A philosophical analysis. 2015 NARST Annual International Conference, Chicago, USA

M.R. Matthews, J.F. Osborne, N.G. Lederman, F. Abd-El-Khalick, M.P. Clough, K. Kampourakis, M.U. Smith, G.J. Kelly, S.A. Southerland, E.E. Peters-Burton, W. Sherman-Heckler (April, 2015) Symposium - The past, present and possible future of HPS-informed science education research. 2015 NARST Annual International Conference, Chicago, USA

K. Kampourakis and Bruno J. Strasser (April, 2014) Naive genetic determinism and genetics/genomics literacy: do human intuitions have an impact? 2014 NARST Annual International Conference, Pittsburgh, USA

K. Kampourakis (July, 2013) History and philosophy of science and how they relate to science education: teaching for conceptual change in evolutionary theory. ISHPSSB 2013 Conference, July 7-12, 2013, Montpellier, France

I. Brigandt, R. Burian, D. Depew, A Jamieson, A. Love, A. Plutynski, M. Ruse, T. Uller, T. Reydon and K. Kampourakis (July, 2013) Philosophy of biology and biology education (round table) ISHPSSB 2013 Conference, July 7-12, 2013, Montpellier, France

K. Kampourakis, N.G. Lederman, J.S. Lederman and J.P. Jimenez (April, 2013) The influence of a philosophy of science course on teachers' views of Scientific Inquiry and Nature of Scientific Knowledge. 2013 NARST Annual International Conference, Rio Grande, Puerto Rico.

K. Kampourakis (July, 2011). Teaching genetics and the nature of science. 11th International History, Philosophy, & Science Teaching (IHPST) Conference, Aristotelian University of Thessaloniki, Greece.

K. Kampourakis (July, 2011). Children’s intuitive teleology: how the philosophy of science may inform conceptual development research 11th International History, Philosophy, & Science Teaching (IHPST) Conference, Aristotelian University of Thessaloniki, Greece.

K. Kampourakis (June, 2009). What is adaptation and what to teach about it? 10th International History, Philosophy, & Science Teaching (IHPST) Conference, University of Notre Dame, USA.

K. Kampourakis, W.F. McComas (June, 2009). Charles Darwin and the human elements of science. 10th International History, Philosophy, & Science Teaching (IHPST) Conference, University of Notre Dame, USA.

K. Kampourakis, V. Zogza (June, 2007). Preliminary evolutionary explanations: a minimal framework for explanatory coherence in middle school and a basis for future evolution instruction. 9th International History, Philosophy, & Science Teaching (IHPST) Conference – Contextual approaches to science and mathematics teaching, University of Calgary, Canada.

K. Kampourakis, C. Gripiotis (June, 2007). Darwinism in context: a course on the nature of science. 9th International History, Philosophy, & Science Teaching (IHPST) Conference - Contextual approaches to science and mathematics teaching, University of Calgary, Canada.

K. Kampourakis, V. Zogza (September, 2006). Students’ preconceptions about evolution: a study of explanatory coherence. 6th European Researchers In the Didactics of Biology (ERIDOB) Conference, University of London, UK.

K. Kampourakis, V. Zogza (July, 2005). Students’ preconceptions about evolution: comments on the accuracy of characterization “Lamarckian” in connection with the history of evolutionary thought. 8th International History, Philosophy, & Science Teaching (IHPST) Conference - Teaching and communicating science: what the history, philosophy and sociology of science can contribute. University of Leeds, UK.