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Professor Chris Lynch Shortlisted for Teaching and Learning Research Fellowship
Chris Lynch Professor and Consultant in Restorative Dentistry in UCC, has been shortlisted for the country’s most prestigious national individual teaching and learning awards.
The Fellowships recognise, reward and celebrate those who have demonstrated, through practice, scholarship and leadership, a deep commitment to the enhancement of teaching and learning in higher education. They will also develop a robust evidence base for future teaching and learning enhancement decision-making across the sector.
The Fellowships are a joint initiative of the National Forum for the Enhancement of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education and the Irish Research Council
Professor Lynch is also Editor-in-Chief of Journal of Dentistry and Vice-Dean of the Faculty of Dentistry at the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland. Previously, Chris was Professor in Restorative Dentistry & Dental Education at Cardiff University. Chris was awarded a Senior Doctorate based on his published works in clinical dental education in 2019. He is a Principal Fellow of the Higher Education Academy, and has received the Award of Excellence in Dental Education from the Association for Dental Education in Europe. Chris delivers invited lectures and examines internationally.
Each of the 9 nominees are profiled on the National Forum for the Enhancement of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education website, with the final Fellowship awards announced in early June.
Further information about Ireland’s Teaching and Learning Research Fellowships is available here.