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Dr Andrew Doherty

Dr Andrew Doherty

Dr Andrew Doherty
B.Sc.(Sheff.), Ph.D.(Kent)

Senior Lecturer

Office D11
Biomedical Sciences Building,
University Walk, Bristol BS8 1TD
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Tel. +44 (0) 117 331 2245

Research summary

I am currently a Senior Lecturer with the School of Physiology, Pharmacology and Neuroscience, teaching on the Neuroscience and Pharmacology programmes. I also act as a facilitator in Case-Based Learning on the MB21 Medical programme and teach neuropharmacology on the dental programme.

I am interested in the role of active learning methods in the developement of students' understanding of complex structures and concepts. I use a mixture of interactive physical and 3D digital models to instruct students about neuroanatomy so that they understand the relationships between anatomical structures and how they function together. Using simple stop-motion animation techniques also allows ...

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Biography

I am currently a senior lecturer in neuroscience. I am Unit Organiser for both Functional Neuroanatomy, a Level 1 unit on the Neuroscience B.Sc. programme, and Pharmacology of the Nervous System, a level 2 unit on the Pharmacology programme. I am final year lead for neuroscience and also teach on the medical and dental programmes. I have a particular interest in the application active learning in e teaching and am responsible for the production of eLearning materials to support students in independent study. I perform the full range of teaching within the University, on topics including molecular neuroscience, neuroanatomy ...

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