Jonas Niemann

Jonas Niemann

PhD fellow

Twitter: @JonasNiemann

Chemist with a speciality in the didactics of science, who after working 6 years as a Chemistry Teacher in upper secondary, has returned to the Department of Science Education at the University of Copenhagen.

Apart from my teaching and research activities, I'm a YouTuber on the Danish educational channel Gymnasiekemi, focused on Chemistry in upper secondary school.



GATE - Gender Aware Teaching for Equity in Science and Engineering
Supported by the Poul Due Jensen Foundation
Ph.D. fellowship

Series of educational videos for A-level Chemistry
Supported by the Novo Nordisk Foundation
Project leader

IUPAC Chemistry Teacher Survey 
Supported by IUPAC Committee on Chemical Education
Country Coordinator for Denmark

Primary fields of research

  • The didactics of Chemistry (and Science in general)
  • Equity and gender in science education
  • Science in secondary school
  • Choice of education and aspiration in science


  • Educational Experiments in Chemistry, MSc in Chemistry 2023-2024
  • Didaktik of Chemistry, Upper Secondary School Teacher Training 2023
  • Student Participation and Learning-culture, Master Degree Programme in Science Education 2024



  • Master thesis: The academic interplay between chemistry and mathematics at upper secondary level in interdisciplinary projects, Jesper Lindblad. Co-supervisor 2023
  • Bachelor thesis: Educational lab work, Julie Seim. Co-supervisor 2024

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