Thank you for visiting our web site. I hope you take some time to look through the different aspects of the work of the SiMERR National Research Centre (SiMERR). SiMERR is blessed with a number of experienced and highly qualified academics from within the University of New England, and we draw on additional expertise when required from across the Nation. We have been, and continue to be, involved in a remarkably diverse portfolio of research and professional learning projects. I invite you to share with us any thoughts or perceptions that your visit to our site has triggered.Read full introduction
Starting out in STEM: A study of young men and women in first year science, technology, engineering and mathematics courses.
The Choosing Science study represents a large-scale national attempt to understand the influences on Year 10 students' decisions about taking science subjects in Year 11.
QuickSmart (Maths and Literacy)
QuickSmart is a research program aimed at narrowing the achievement gap between low-achieving students and their average-achieving peers by improving students' basic academic skills in literacy and numeracy.
Australian and Asian schools are connecting digitally in order to develop cultural exchange while fostering understanding between Australian and Asian students and teachers.