About me

Luis Moreno-Martínez graduated in Chemistry (with Honors) before developing his career as a science educator and historian of science. He holds a Master Degree (MEd) in Science Education and a Master Degree (MPhil) in History of Science and Science Communication (Extraordinary Award). He obteined his first PhD in Science Education (Suma Cum Laude) with a dissertation on the didactics uses and the treatment of the history of chemisty in Spanish Secondary Education Textbooks. Currently he is working on his second PhD in History of Science with a dissertation on the history of science education.


His work tries to cut accross boundaries between the history of science and science education, but also between reseach and citizenship.



PhD in History of Science, University of València (Spain). In progress.


PhD in Science Education (Suma Cum Laude), Autónoma University of Madrid (Spain). 2017.


MPhil in History of Science and Science Communication (with honors), University of Alicante, Miguel Hernández University and University of Valencia (Spain). 2016.


Postgraduate Certificate in Science Communication and Science Culture, University of Oviedo (Spain) and Organization of Ibero-American States for Education, Science and Culture. 2013.


MEd in Secondary Education Teacher Training in Experimental Sciences (Physics and Chemistry), Complutense University of Madrid (Spain). 2013.


 BSc in Chemistry (with honors), Complutense University of Madrid (Spain). 2012.




Board Member of the Didactic and History of Physics and Chemistry Specialized Group of the Spanish Royal Society of Chemistry and the Spanish Royal Society of Physics. Since 2017.


Juanelo Turriano Foundation Research Fellow and Resident Scholar in History of Science at University of Valencia Institute for the History of Medicine and Science. History and Science Education Working Group (HISENCIEN-IHMC). Since 2017.


Associate Researcher in Science Education at Educational Change and Social Justice Research Group of the Autónoma University of Madrid (GICE-UAM). Since 2017.


Researcher in Training in Education (Science Education) at Faculty of Teacher Training and Education of Autónoma University of Madrid. Didactics of Experimental Sciences and Mathematics for Educational Change and Social Justice Research Group (DICEMA-GICE-UAM). 2014-2017.




His studies and research have received financial support* and recognitions from the following institutions:


Juanelo Turriano Foundation Academic Scholarship for PhD Dissertations in History of Science and Technology. 2017-2019.


Academic Internship for Posgraduate Students by Autónoma University of Madrid. 2016-2017.


Catalan Society of History of Science and Technology Award of the Master´s Thesis in History of Science. 2016.


Extraordinary Award of the Master Dregee in History of Science and Science Communication by Miguel Hernández University. 2016.


Grant for Physics and Chemistry teachers by the Group of Didactics and History of Physics and Chemistry of the Spanish Royal Societies of Physics and Chemistry. 2016.


Honorary Mention (Distinction) by Complutense University of Madrid Faculty of Chemistry  in recognition of the third best academic record. 2012.


Colaboration Scholarship by Ministry of Education of Spain. 2011-2012.


Merit Scholarship for Pregraduate Students by Regional Ministry of Education of Comunidad de Madrid (Spain). 2007-2011.


*Travel and Conference Grants are not included.