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HE Bioscience Teacher of the Year

Previous winners and finalists are listed below, along with their successful case studies. In some cases application forms and video entries can also be viewed as well as career timelines that have been extracted from Recognising Teachers in the Life Sciences, a fantastic publication by The Physiological Society. This was developed in collaboration with the Academy of Medical Sciences, Royal Society of Biology and HUBS.


2020 Winner and Finalists

 Photograph of HE Bioscience Teacher of the Year 2020 - Dr Sue Jones

Overall Winner:
Dr Sue Jones, York St. John University
Case Study | Application Form

"I really believe in the importance of widening participation, driven by my own experiences as a ‘first in family’ student. I understand the transformative power of higher education and this is what motivates me to develop my students’ abilities and confidence, whatever their background."

Finalists:

Dr Peter Klappa, University of Kent - Case Study | Application Form
Dr Alfred Thumser, University of Surrey - Case Study | Application Form


 2019 Winner and Finalists 

 Photograph of HE Bioscience Teacher of the Year 2019 - Dr David Smith

Overall Winner:
Dr David Smith, Sheffield Hallam University
Case Study | Application Form

"
I have always been driven to explore the world. Being a bioscience educator allows me to share my passion, curiosity and excitement for discovery with my students. Every day is a new experience, and the subject is always changing."

Finalists:

Dr David Martin, University of Dundee - Case Study | Application Form
Professor Kevin O'Dell, University of Glasgow - Case Study


2018 Winner and Finalists

 Photograph of HE Bioscience Teacher of the Year 2018 - Dr Dom Henri

Overall Winner:
Dr Dominic Henri, University of Hull
Case Study | Application Form

"Ensure that students leave [university] having experienced the best aspects of higher education. A place to develop self-belief and independence. To have social and academic experiences that broaden their world view. To acquire the tools and mindset required to be responsible for the environment and all the life inside of it."

Finalists:
Dr Mark Steer, University of the West of England - Case Study
Dr Paul Johns, St George's, London - Case Study


2017 Winner and Finalists

Photograph of HE Bioscience Teacher of the Year 2017 - Dr Ian Turner

Overall Winner:
Dr Ian Turner, University of Derby
Case Study

Finalists:

Dr Sarah Gretton, University of Leicester - Case Study | Application Form
Professor Kevin Moffat, University of Warwick - Case Study


2016 Winner and Finalists

Photograph of HE Bioscience Teacher of the Year 2016 - Dr Katharine Hubbard

Overall Winner:
Dr Katharine Hubbard, University of Hull
Case Study

Finalists:

Dr Kevin Coward, University of Oxford - Case Study | Application Form
Dr Lesley Morell, University of Hull - Case Study


2015 Winner and Finalists

Photograph of HE Bioscience Teacher of the Year 2015 - Dr Mark Clements

Overall Winner:
Dr Mark Clements, University of Westminster
Case Study

Finalists:

Dr Alan Cann, University of Leicester - Case Study
Dr Dave Lewis, University of Leeds - Career Timeline | Case Study
Dr Sohag Saleh, Imperial College London - Case Study


2014 Winner and Finalists

Photograph of HE Bioscience Teacher of the Year 2014 - Dr Nick Freestone

Overall Winner:
Dr Nick Freestone, Kingston University
Career Timeline | Case Study | Video Entry

Finalists:

Dr Peter Klappa, University of Kent - Case Study
Dr Heather McQueen, University of Edinburgh - Case Study | Application Form


2013 Winner and Finalists

Photograph of HE Bioscience Teacher of the Year 2013 - Professor Tim Birkhead

Overall Winner:

Professor Tim Birkhead, University of Sheffield
Case Study

Runner Up:

Dr Chris Willmott, University of Leicester - Case Study | Video Entry

Finalists:

Dr Anne Goodenough, University of Gloucestershire - Case Study
Dr Jane Saffell, Imperial College London - Case Study
Dr Elizabeth Sheffield, University of Manchester - Case Study


2012 Winner and Finalists

Photograph of HE Bioscience Teacher of the Year 2012 - Dr Neil Morris

Overall Winner:
Dr Neil Morris, University of Leeds
Career Timeline | Case Study

Finalists:

Dr Momna Hejmadi, University of Bath - Case Study | Application Form
Dr Dave Lewis, University of Leeds - Career Timeline | Case Study
Dr Roger Lock, University of Birmingham - Case Study

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