Justin Dillon is professor of science and environmental education at the University of Exeter. He has also worked at King’s College London and the University of Bristol. After studying for a degree in chemistry, Justin trained as a teacher at Chelsea College and taught in six inner London schools before joining King’s in 1989.

Justin’s research focuses on learning and engagement in and out of schools. He was given ‘The Outstanding Contributions to Research in Environmental Education Award’ by the North American Association for Environmental Education in 2013. Justin has published over 200 papers and chapters and he edits the journal, Studies in Science Education

Justin was Chair of the London Wildlife Trust from 2001-9. He is a Trustee of the Council for Learning Outside the Classroom and a member of the Royal Horticultural Society’s Education Committee. In 2007, Justin was elected President of the European Science Education Research Association.