Invited speaker presentations
“The use of m-technologies to facilitate social learning in primary science.” (2018) International Technology, Education and Development Conference Barcelona. Speaker & Session Chair.
“Teaching Evolution in Rural Primary Schools” (2017) in collaboration with University of Kent. BERA Annual Conference, University of Sussex.
“Using the HIPSTER model as a tool for curriculum co-design in HE.” (2017) Change Agents Conference, University of Exeter, Invited workshop presenter.
“To what extent can tablet computers (iPads) be used to support the acquisition of investigative skills in primary science? (2015) International Technology, Education and Development Conference, Valencia, Spain. Speaker and Session Chair.
“Teaching Primary Evolution and inheritance” (2015). ASE annual conference invited workshop presenter. University of Nottingham.
“Hands on, minds on” – encouraging conceptual change in trainee teacher populations (2013) Perspectives in Science Education. Florence, Italy. Opening Speaker and Session Chair.
“Second career researchers’ co-construction of professional identity.” (2012) Post ’92 University Research Forum working group leader. Birmingham City University.
“Primary Initial Teacher training- improving confidence in scaffolding “tricky science concepts” – a learning journey model”. (2011) CREST Guild HE London.
“Science clubs and beyond” ASE annual conference workshop presenter (2011). University of Reading “WOW” factors in Science lessons.
As a Science Educator
Blackmore, K. & Kington, A. (2020) Developing primary science and student teachers according to an observe, process, teach, cycle. Association for the Study of Primary Education Bulletin Issue 16.
Blackmore, K. (2020) An exploration into Inquiry Based Science Education and mobile technology use by Key Stage Two pupils. Journal of Science Teacher Education (under revision).
Blackmore, K. (2019) Asking the right questions: An exploration into the introduction of co-coaching within initial teacher science education. International Journal of Coaching and Mentoring in Education Vol. 8 No. 3, pp. 163-181.
Blackmore, K. (2019) Enabling Primary Science Inquiry: The role of Mobile Technologies to support peer learning. In Social and Learning Relationships in the Primary School, Edited by Alison Kington Blackmore, K. and Bloomsbury Academic monograph. (to be published Autumn 2020).
Blackmore, K. and Hoskyns-Staples, L. (2019) Collaborative Problem-Solving in Primary Mathematics: Developing shape and spatial awareness. In Social and Learning Relationships in the Primary School, Edited by Alison Kington and Blackmore, K. Bloomsbury Academic.
Blackmore, K., Ramos, A and Billingsley, B. (2018) “Teaching Evolution in Rural Primary Schools” research report produced for the Wellcome Trust.
Blackmore, K. (2017) Trainee teachers’ experience of primary science teaching and the perceived impact on developing professional identity. European Journal of Teacher Education 41:4, 529-548.
Blackmore, K. (2016) The use of creative, contextualised, subject specific teaching approaches within primary teacher education. In Student Teachers Learning Through Inquiry: International Perspectives Edited by: Pete Boyd and Agnieszka Szplit The Jan Kochanowski University, Krakow, Poland pp. 127-146.
Blackmore, K., Willkie, O. and Manders, D. (2015) To what extent can tablet computers (iPads) be used to support the acquisition of investigative skills in primary science? INTED pp. 2790-2797.
Blackmore, K. and Howard, C. (2015) A Hard Nut to Crack - Improving Primary Trainee Teacher Confidence in Teaching Physical Processes Topics. Science Teacher Education, 73. pp. 20-30.
Blackmore, K. (2013) Improving Confidence in Scaffolding “Tricky Science Concepts” A Practical Learning Journey Model. New Perspectives in Science Education. Libreriauniversitaria.it, 2, pp. 8-14.
As a Scientist
- Dodds, Blackmore, K., A. Littlewood, M. Gowen. (1994) Expression of mRNA for IL-1b, IL-6 and TGFb 1 in developing human bone and cartilage. Histochemical Cytochemical 42(6) pp.735–744.
- Dodds, Blackmore, K., A. Littlewood, M. Gowen. (1993) A method for the localization of cytokine mRNA expression in adult human bone, by in situ hybridization Bone, 14(3) pp.30-57.
Blackmore, K., R. Dodds, A. Littlewood, M. Gowen. (1993). Expression of osteopontin RNA by osteoclasts and osteoblasts, in modelling adult human bone. Journal of Cell Science 104(4) pp.1013-20.
Blackmore, K. & M. Gowen (1991) The expression of Il-1b and TGFb in human osteoblast-like cells. Cytokine 1: pp. 57-63.
Blackmore, K., J. Russell, A. Littlewood, and M. Gowen (1991). Transcriptional regulation of TGFb and IL-1b in human osteoblast-like cells in vitro. Bone 12: 4 294-307.
External Collaborative Research Projects
Billingsley, B. Galamba, A., Ramos, A. and Blackmore, K. “Teaching Evolution in Rural Primary Schools” (2017) funded by the Wellcome Trust (£19,983)
Blackmore, K., Barnett, A. and Cooke, V. “An exploration of control and mobile technologies within primary science.” Mercian Trust (2016) (unfunded).