About me

Dr Kristy Turner

Chemistry education professional teaching in both school and university settings. I teach chemistry at Bolton School Boys’ Division and in the School of Chemistry at the University of Manchester.

Research interests

Transition between school and university in STEM, modelling and visual representations in chemistry, historical assessment of A-levels, assessment design.


2002-2006 PhD in synthetic organic chemistry, with Prof. David.J.Procter, University of Glasgow

2002-2010 Westhoughton High School, teacher of science-chemistry ending my time there as Head of Chemistry.

2010-2011 Royal Society of Chemistry School Teacher Fellow, University of Manchester.

2011- present Bolton School Boys’ Division, teacher of chemistry.(0.4 from 2015)

2015-present, University of Manchester (0.6)

Blogger for Education in Chemistry

June 2015 – editorial board of Education in Chemistry


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