As part of our TIRI agenda we recognise and reward our excellent academic colleagues who support continuous development and improvement in student learning and support across the institution via the TIRI academic career track. The assessment process this year was particularly demanding and included online observations of teaching – in the context our hybrid approach to teaching and learning.
Following the unanimous recommendations by the Professorial & Readership Committee, Chaired by the Assistant Vice-Chancellor (OfS), and as approved by the Vice-Chancellor, we are delighted to confirm and congratulate the following new TIRI Professors;
Assistant TIRI Professor Level
Ian Bowden (Law)
Alicia Danielsson (Law)
Associate TIRI Professor Level
Chathurika Kannangara (Education & Psychology)
Donna Claypool (School of the Arts and Digital Technologies)
Mark Edward Holland (Clinical and Biomedical Sciences)
Full TIRI Professor Level
Gill Brown (Education & Psychology)
In addition, it should be noted that the process has been deferred for one shortlisted applicant who is currently on maternity leave.
Taking up their new roles formally from 1 September 2021 these colleagues will be joining our existing cadre of TIRI Professors to drive continuous improvement in support of the TIRI agenda. Working with their Faculty Dean and Head of School, and as a network, the TIRI Professors are responsible (amongst other things) for:
The TIRI academic career track provides a route for academic colleagues who excel in intensive, research informed teaching and we aim to make an announcement about the next round of applications during the 2021/22 academic year.
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