Dr. Joseph Roche

Dr. Joseph Roche

Associate Professor, Education

3531896 4851https://josephroche.ie


Dr Joseph Roche is a researcher and lecturer at Trinity College Dublin. He is Director of Research for the School of Education and leads international research projects investigating the role of science in society. He has worked at NASA and is a visiting scholar at Harvard. He is a Fellow of Trinity College Dublin and is the author of the textbook "Essential Skills for Early Career Researchers". Joseph leads the Science & Society research group at Trinity College and welcomes queries from prospective Masters and Ph.D. students who are interested in the following topics: citizen science, science communication, higher education science, informal science learning, and public engagement with science.

Publications and Further Research Outputs

  • Prendergast, M., Spassiani, N. A., & Roche, J., Developing a Numeracy Module for Students with Intellectual Disability in Higher Education, International Journal of Higher Education, 6, (3), 2017, p169 - 177Journal Article, 2017, DOI , URL , TARA - Full Text
  • Roche, J., Davis, N., Stanley, J., & Hurley, M., The Annual Ecsite Conference: An Engagement and Education Forum for Science Museums, Journal of Museum Education, 43, (1), 2018, p78 - 82Journal Article, 2018
  • Davies, S. R., Wells, R., Zollo, F., & Roche, J., The landscape of European science communication: A field in transformation?, PCST (The Public Communication of Science and Technology Network Conference), Virtual/Online, 2021Conference Paper, 2021
  • Brown, A., Roche, J., & Hurley, M., Engaging migrant and refugee communities in non-formal science learning spaces., JCOM: Journal of Science Communication, 14, (4), 2020, p1 - 7Journal Article, 2020, DOI , URL , TARA - Full Text
  • Neenan E. E., Roche, J., & Bell, L, Time to Listen: Children's Voice in Geoscience Education Research, Frontiers in Environmental Science, 669430, (9), 2021, p1 - 6Journal Article, 2021, DOI , URL , TARA - Full Text
  • Mejias, S., Thompson, N., Sedas, R. M., Rosin, M., Soep, E., Peppler, K., Roche, J., Wong, J., Hurley, M., Bell, P., & Bevan, B, The trouble with STEAM and why we use it anyway, Science Education, 105, (2), 2021, p209 - 231Journal Article, 2021, DOI , URL , TARA - Full Text
  • Bell, P. L., Hurley, M., Roche, J., & Price, N., Using Reflection Practices to Refine Facilitator Practices in an Informal STEAM Program, AERA, American Educational Research Association Conference, Online/Virtual, 2021Conference Paper, 2021
  • Roche, J., Bell, L., Hurley, M., D'Arcy, G., Owens, B., Jensen, A. M., Jensen, E. A., Gonzalez, J. R., & Russo, P., A Place for Space: The Shift to Online Space Education During a Global Pandemic, Frontiers in Environmental Science, 9, (662947), 2021, p1 - 6Journal Article, 2021, DOI , URL , TARA - Full Text
  • Brown, A., Hurley, M., Perry, S., & Roche, J., Zines as Reflective Evaluation Within Interdisciplinary Learning Programmes, Frontiers in Education, 6, (675329), 2021, p1 - 10Journal Article, 2021, DOI , URL , TARA - Full Text
  • Roche, J., Bell, L., Hurley, M., Jensen, A. M., Jensen, E. A., Owens, B., D'Arcy, G., Gonzalez, J. R., & Russo, P., Perceptions of the European Space Sector: Youth Engagement With Space Education Events, Frontiers in Education, 6, (750952), 2021, p1 - 6Journal Article, 2021, DOI , URL , TARA - Full Text
  • Roche, J., Essential Skills for Early Career Researchers, London, UK, SAGE Publications Ltd, 2022, 1 - 191ppBook, 2022, URL
  • Learning in Citizen Science in, editor(s)K. Vohland, A. Land-Zandstra, L. Ceccaroni, R. Lemmens, J. Perelló, M. Ponti, R. Samson, & K. Wagenknecht , The Science of Citizen Science, Cham, Switzerland, Springer Nature, 2021, pp283 - 308, [Kloetzer, L., Lorke, J., Roche, J., Golumbic, Y., Winter, S., & Jõgeva, A. ]Book Chapter, 2021, DOI , URL , TARA - Full Text
  • Hurley, M., Rhinehart, A., Bell, P., Brown, A., Price, N., & Roche, J., Designing for future action: How STEAM programming can support youth engagement in community changemaking projects, Connected Science Learning, 4, (1), 2022Journal Article, 2022, URL
  • Achiam, M., Kupper, J. F. H., & Roche, J., Inclusion, reflection and co-creation: responsible science communication across the globe, Journal of Science Communication, 21, (4), 2022, p1 - 8Journal Article, 2022, DOI , URL , TARA - Full Text
  • Jensen, A. M., Jensen, E. A., Duca, E., Daly, J., Mundow, N., & Roche, J. , How does moving public engagement with research online change audience diversity? Comparing inclusion indicators for 2019 & 2020 European Researchers' night events, PLoS ONE, 17, (3), 2022, p1 - 11Journal Article, 2022, DOI , URL , TARA - Full Text
  • Roche, J., Smyth, F., Joubert, M., Cumberbatch, L., Masuda, I., & Massarani, L., Global perspectives: overcoming the barriers, ECSITE Annual Conference, Heilbronn, June 2nd-4th, 2022Conference Paper, 2022, URL
  • Mwakitalu, A., Murphy, S.P., Roche, J., An Exploration of Female Academics: Opportunities for Career Progression into Leadership Roles in Tanzanian Higher Learning Institutions, Asian Studies International Journal, 9th International Conference on Gender & Women"s Studies, National University of Singapore Society, July 2022, 2022, pp73 - 81Conference Paper, 2022, URL
  • Roche, J., How to Support Academic Writing for Museum Professionals, Museum International, 74, (1-2), 2022, p158 - 161Journal Article, 2022, DOI , URL
  • Laure Kloetzer, Julia Lorke, Joseph Roche, Yaela Golumbic, Silvia Winter, Aiki Jõgeva, Learning in Citizen Science, The Science of Citizen Science, 2021, p283--308Journal Article, 2021
  • M V Eitzel, Jessica L Cappadonna, Chris Santos-Lang, Ruth Ellen Duerr, Arika Virapongse, Sarah Elizabeth West, Christopher Conrad Maximillian Kyba, Anne Bowser, Caren Beth Cooper, Andrea Sforzi, Anya Nova Metcalfe, Edward S Harris, Martin Thiel, Mordechai Haklay, Lesandro Ponciano, Joseph Roche, Luigi Ceccaroni, Fraser Mark Shilling, Daniel Dörler, Florian Heigl, Tim Kiessling, Brittany Y Davis, Qijun Jiang, Correction: Citizen Science Terminology Matters: Exploring Key Terms, Citizen Science: Theory and Practice, 2, (1), 2017, p2Journal Article, 2017

Research Expertise

Physics, Physics, Education, Education,