Teaching Excellence Award

Dr Sonja HeinrichDr Sonja Heinrich, a senior teaching fellow in the School of Biology, received a teaching excellence award.  

Sonja received her award for her inspirational research-led teaching philosophy and innovative assessment methods. Sonja is also involved in the development of the highly popular expedition to the Antarctic Peninsula, where students are given the opportunity to collect primary data in a unique learning environment, leading to the production of research publications. The judging panel were also impressed by Sonja’s original style of teaching, where quantitative and analytical skills are taught, providing students with the opportunity to gain vital employability skills.

University Teaching Excellence Awards 2016