Hidayah Mohd Fadzil is an associate professor in the Department of Mathematics and Science Education, Faculty of Education. She obtained her Science with Education degree from the University of Malaya, in 2008 and pursued her doctoral study under the fast-track program. She received her fellowship, The Ryoichi Sasakawa Young Leaders Fellowship Fund (Sylff) from Nippon Foundation, Japan, for her doctoral degree in Science Education at the University of Malaya and graduated in 2014. She encourages creativity and exploration in each student. Engaging students in scientific discussions and maintaining strong bonds with them are her priorities. Hidayah's research interests include science practical work, scientist-teacher-student partnership, transition in science from primary to secondary school, 21st-century learning skills in science and biology, and STEM education. She has been involved in and headed several researches, particularly in the area of science education. In 2018, she received an international grant (Early Career Academic Grant) from the Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU). She has authored and co-authored several books and ISI/SCOPUS-indexed articles in the area of science education.She has also served as an Editorial Board Member for the Indonesia Journal of Biology Education, Editorial Advisory (Asia Region) for Indonesian Journal of Science and Education, Editorial Advisor for Biosfer Biology Education Journal, Editorial Board for Asia Pacific Journal of Educators and Education (SCOPUS), Editorial Member for International Journal of Modern Education, Editorial Review Board for Shanlax International Journal and Editor of Malaysia Online Journal of Educational Sciences (MOJES).