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Principal Fellowship of the Higher Education Academy (PFHEA) Awarded to Professor Chris Lynch

6 Dec 2019

Professor Chris Lynch of the Cork University Dental School & Hospital has been awarded the prestigious Principal Fellowship of the Higher Education Academy (PFHEA).

Professor Chris Lynch is Professor & Consultant in Restorative Dentistry at UCC. He is Editor-in-Chief of Journal of Dentistry. He is also Vice Dean of the Faculty of Dentistry at the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland. Chris holds a Senior Doctorate (DDSc) from Cardiff University (2019), and has been previously awarded the Award of Excellence in Dental Education from the Association for Dental Education in Europe (2014).

Fellowship demonstrates a personal and institutional commitment to professionalism in learning and teaching in higher education. There are only 5 Principal Fellows of the HEA in Ireland across all disciplines, which clearly demonstrates what a tremendous honour it is for Professor Lynch to join such a select group.

Further information on what Principal Fellowship of the HEA means can be found here: https://www.advance-he.ac.uk/fellowship/principal-fellowship.

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