Chair of Physics Education Research is an academic structural unit of the Physics Department of the Faculty of Physics, Mathematics and Optometry, which has been established for the organization of studies and research activities related to physics education. The aim of the department is to provide, develop and disseminate effective and research-based physics education, as well as to prepare and develop physics education specialists. The Department of Physics Education and Research is headed by UL FPMO docent Dr.phys. Inese Dudareva.