Emeritus Professor Philip C Clarkson

Emeritus Professor Philip C Clarkson

Emeritus Professor Philip C Clarkson

Before joining Australian Catholic University, Emeritus Professor Philip Clarkson for nearly five years was Director of a Research Centre at the Papua New Guinea University of Technology. Prior to that he taught at Monash University and tertiary colleges in Melbourne. He began his professional life as a teacher of chemistry, environmental science, mathematics and physical education in secondary schools. Clarkson has led major consultancies and ARC research projects, was President, Secretary and Vice President (Publications) of the Mathematics Education Research Group of Australasia, foundation editor of Mathematics Education Research Journal, severed on various editorial boards of both professional and research journals, and published widely. He continues to supervise research students, speak at various international conferences both in mathematics and science education, gives teachers workshops and publishes regularly. Most recently he has been made an Honorary Fellow of Melbourne University.