Nyholm Prize for Education 2017 Winner


Professor Dudley Shallcross
Professor Dudley Shallcross
University of Bristol

 

Awarded for his outstanding innovations in chemistry education across the science education sector in the UK and overseas, from primary school teaching through to postgraduate chemistry training and education

 


About the Winner


Prof. Dudley Shallcross was the first ever National Teaching Fellow in Chemistry and has pioneered a number of successful science education initiatives at Higher, Secondary and Primary school level.  He was Outreach Director for the Centre for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (CETL), Bristol ChemLabS, at the School of Chemistry at the University of Bristol, pioneering initiatives such as School Teacher Fellows, The better use of labs programme (encouraging schools to use the teaching laboratory space when available) and most recently establishing a College of Outstanding Primary School teachers of Science with the Primary Science Teaching Trust. Dudley's interests in science education are wide, with interests in effective transition from primary to secondary and secondary to tertiary, the use of contexts in learning, effective and appropriate assessment and science engagement. He has published over 70 papers on science education and over 200 on atmospheric chemistry research (his other research focus). 


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