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HEA recognises psychology’s role in evidence-based learning and teaching

21 December 2016

The Higher Education Academy has awarded National Teaching Fellowships (NTFs) to Society members Dr Julie Hulme and Dr Carl Senior.

A National Teaching Fellowship is the most prestigious individual award for excellence in teaching in British higher education.

Those receiving it will have been nominated by their institutions and must meet three criteria:

  • individual excellence
  • raising the profile of excellence
  • developing excellence

Dr Hulme, from Keele University is chair of the Division of Academics, Researchers and Teachers in Psychology. In response to this award she said:

"I'm delighted to have been awarded an NTF. Psychology has so much to contribute to evidence-based learning and teaching, as can be seen from the work of the BPS Division of Academics, Researchers and Teachers in Psychology. I see this as recognition of my work in this area."

Dr Senior, from Aston University, chairs the Society's Education and Public Engagement Board,and stated that:

“It is such an honour to be recognised by the NTF and to know that the work that I do in the lecture hall has an impact across the sector.”

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