Chemie und Didaktik der Chemie I
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Universität Bielefeld > Fakultät für Chemie > Chemie und Didaktik der Chemie I

Prof. Dr. phil. Gisela Lück

Prof. Dr. G. Lück

Room: F1-141
Telephone: 0521/106-2041
Fax: 0521/106-6146

List of Publications

Curriculum vitae


Graduated in Chemistry and Philosophy


Obtained PhD in Philosophy at the University of Cologne on the subject of Nietzsche

1986 - 1995:

Employed by the chemical company Henkel, Düsseldorf, Germany

1988 - 1999:

Appointed head of the department of scientific Public Relations

1992 - 1994:

Seconded to the Enquiry-Commission "Protection of Human-beings and Environment" of the 12th German Bundestag

1995 - 2000:

Research assistant at the department of Chemical Education at the University of Kiel


Habilitation at the University of Kiel in the field of "Chemistry in Early childhood"

2000 - 2002:

Appointed Professor (C3) of Chemical Education at the University of Essen

April 2002:

Appointed Professor (C4) of Chemical Education at the University of Bielefeld

2002 - 2013:

Visiting Professor at the Free University of Bozen - Bolzano, Italy

Positions in the University of Bielefeld

2004 - 2006:

Dean of the Faculty of Chemistry

2004 - 2008 and
2014 - 2018:

Senator of the University of Bielefeld




Johann-Friedrich-Gmelin-Preis of GDCh


KLAX-Award 2005 in Berlin


Literature Prize of the German Chemical Industry


Award of the Federal Republic of Germany for the Education-Project: "Science Education for everyone""


Federal Republic of Germany order of Merit "Bundesverdienstkreuz am Bande" (Federal Cross of Merit on Ribbon)



Current Areas of Activity

  • Science Education in Early Childhood

  • Analysis of the influence on Science comprehension of extra scholastic media (e.g. books, films, TV, radio etc.)

  • Scientific jargon and chemistry

  • Chemical Education for Adults

  • Optimization of chemistry-workshops for Adults



Participation in Scientific working groups

Board of the German Chemical Society (GDCh, Frankfurt am Main) 2003 to date

Board of the German Chemical Society (GDCh, Fachgruppe Chemieunterricht, Frankfurt am Main (1994 – 1997) and 2003 – 2008

Member of the working group ‚Schulförderung‘ of Fonds der Chemischen Industrie (since 2000)

Member of the Advisory group of German Telekom Foundation – „Natur-Wissen schaffen“ – since 01.09.2005

Member of the Advisory board of the Pädagogisches Instituts für die deutsche Sprachgruppe, I-Bozen – since 2004

IGLU – Internationale Grundschul-Lese-Untersuchung – Arbeitsgruppe Didaktik der Naturwissenschaften, Vorbereitung der Items