Professor Gwendolyn Lawrie

Professor

School of Chemistry and Molecular Biosciences
Faculty of Science
g.lawrie@uq.edu.au
+61 7 334 67848

Overview

Qualifications

  • PhD in Physical Chemistry, Cranfield University
  • Bachelor of Science (Hons) Applied Chemistry, Hallam

Publications

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Available Projects

  • This project involves the investigation of how students develop their internal mental models of chemistry concepts through translation between external representations that enable visualisation of molecular level phenomena. The context of this research is self-regulated learning in online environments.

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Publications

Book

Book Chapter

  • Grøndahl, Lisbeth, Lawrie, Gwendolyn, Anitha, A. and Shejwalkar, Aparna (2020). Applications of alginate biopolymer in drug delivery. Biointegration of Medical Implant Materials. (pp. 375-403) edited by Chandra P. Sharma. Duxford, United Kingdom: Elsevier. doi: 10.1016/b978-0-08-102680-9.00014-7

  • Rowland, Susan and Lawrie, Gwendolyn (2019). Chapter 1: introduction. Engaging undergraduate students in authentic science research: a large-scale approach. (pp. 1-4) edited by Susan Rowland, Gwendolyn Lawrie and Rhianna Pedwell. Hammondville, NSW Australia: Higher Education Research and Development Society of Australasia.

  • Rowland, Susan, Lawrie, Gwendolyn and Pedwell, Rhianna (2019). Chapter 2: planning an ALURE. Engaging undergraduate students in authentic science research: a large-scale approach. (pp. 5-14) edited by Susan Rowland, Gwendolyn Lawrie and Rhianna Pedwell. Hammondville, NSW Australia: HERDSA.

  • Rowland, Susan and Lawrie, Gwendolyn (2019). Chapter 5: assessing ALURE students' outcomes. Engaging undergraduate students in authentic science research: a large-scale approach. (pp. 29-32) edited by Susan Rowland, Gwendolyn Lawrie and Rhianna Pedwell. Hammondville, NSW Australia: Higher Education Research and Development Society of Australasia.

  • Pedwell, R., Rowland, S., Lawrie, G., Zimbardi, K. and Worthy, P. (2019). Chapter 6: evaluating ALURE outcomes. Engaging undergraduate students in authentic science research: a large-scale approach. (pp. 33-44) edited by Susan Rowland, Gwendolyn Lawrie and Rhianna Pedwell. Hammondville, NSW Australia: Higher Education Research and Development Society of Australasia.

  • Lawrie, Gwen, Matthews, K. E. and Gahan, Lawrie (2019). Collaborative, scenario-based, open-ended, problem-solving tasks in chemistry. Teaching chemistry in higher education: a festschrift in honour of Professor Tina Overton. (pp. 105-122) edited by Michael K. Seery and Claire McDonnell. Dublin, Ireland: Creathach Press.

  • Lawrie, Gwendolyn A. and Southam, Daniel C. (2018). Australian chemistry education research and practice: a dynamic and colourful landscape of learning and teaching. International perspectives on chemistry education research and practice. (pp. 175-191) edited by Charlie Cox and Wendy E. Schatzberg. Washington, DC, United States: American Chemical Society. doi: 10.1021/bk-2018-1293.ch011

  • Lawrie, Gwendolyn, Wright, Anthony, Schultz, Madeleine, Dargaville, Tim, Tasker, Roy, Williams, Mark, Bedford, Simon, O'Brien, Glennys and Thompson, Christopher (2016). Closing the loop: a model for inter-institutional collaboration through delivering formative assessment in large, first-year STEM classes. Transforming institutions : undergraduate STEM education for the 21st century. (pp. 399-410) edited by Gabriela C. Weaver, Wilella D. Burgess, Amy L. Childress and Linda Slakey. West Lafayette, Indiana: Purdue University Press.

  • Lawrie, Gwendolyn A., Schultz, Madeleine, Bailey, Chantal H., Mamun, Abdullah Al, Micallef, Aaron S., Williams, Mark and Wright, Anthony H. (2016). Development of scaffolded online modules to support self-regulated learning in chemistry concepts. Technology and assessment strategies for improving student learning in chemistry. (pp. 1-21) edited by Madeleine Schultz, Siegbert Schmid and Thomas Holme. Washington, DC, United States: American Chemical Society. doi: 10.1021/bk-2016-1235.ch001

  • Lawrie, Gwendolyn A. (2016). Using web 2.0 technology in assessment of learning in chemistry: drawing threads between teaching as practice and teaching as research. Technology and assessment strategies for improving student learning in chemistry. (pp. 47-66) edited by Madeleine Schultz, Siegbert Schmid and Thomas Holme. Washington, DC, United States: American Chemical Society. doi: 10.1021/bk-2016-1235.ch003

  • Lawrie, Gwen (2015). Video blogs: a vehicle to support student-generated representations and explanations in chemistry. Student generated digital media in science education: learning, explaining and communicating content. (pp. 95-107) edited by Garry F. Hoban, Wendy Nielsen and Alyce Shepherd. Abingdon, Oxon, United Kingdom: Routledge.

  • Lawrie, Gwendolyn and Grondahl, Lisbeth (2015). Wiki technologies and communities: new approaches to assessing individual and collaborative learning in the chemistry laboratory. Chemistry education: best practices, innovative strategies and new technologies. (pp. 671-692) edited by Javier Garcia-Martinez and Elena Serrano-Torregrosa. Wienheim, Germany: Wiley-VCH. doi: 10.1002/9783527679300.ch27

  • Grøndahl, L., Lawrie, G. and Jejurikar, A. (2010). Alginate-based drug delivery devices. Biointegration of Medical Implant Materials: Science and Design. (pp. 236-266) edited by Chandra P. Sharma. Cambridge, U.K.: Woodhead Publishing; CRC Press. doi: 10.1533/9781845699802.2.236

  • Battersby, Bronwyn J., Grondahl, Lisbeth, Lawrie, Gwendolyn A. and Trau, Matt (2004). Colloids for encoding chemical libraries: Applications in biological screening. Colloids and Colloid Assemblies. (pp. 507-560) edited by F. Caruso. Weinheim: Wiley VCH.

Journal Article

Conference Publication

Other Outputs

PhD and MPhil Supervision

Current Supervision

  • Doctor Philosophy — Principal Advisor

Completed Supervision

Possible Research Projects

Note for students: The possible research projects listed on this page may not be comprehensive or up to date. Always feel free to contact the staff for more information, and also with your own research ideas.

  • This project involves the investigation of how students develop their internal mental models of chemistry concepts through translation between external representations that enable visualisation of molecular level phenomena. The context of this research is self-regulated learning in online environments.