Dr. Maria I.M. Febri is Associate Professor in science education at NTNU, Department of Teacher Education. Febri has a PhD in physics, materials science and structure. Since 2012, she has been working mainly in science teacher education especially with teacher students for primary and lower secondary school. Her present research concerns pre-service and in-service teacher professional development related to implementation of IBST-based approaches in primary school and to developing understanding of physics concepts. Febri has been a team member in the development of science teacher-training programs, included initial teacher training, further education for in-service teachers, and in 2015 master degree in science education. Since 2010 she has taken part in several EU funded projects: PRIMAS, mascil and FaSMEd, as well as national project on Science Literacy. She is co-author with Cyvin of a book chapter on the topic of outdoor science teaching in a diverse classroom.