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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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I am currently a teaching fellow and researcher in neuroscience. I am Unit Organiser for Functional Neuroanatomy a Level 1 unit on the Neuroscience B.Sc. programme. I have a particular interest in the application of eBiolabs to neuroscience teaching and am responsible for the production of eLearning material to support them Level neuroscience teaching. I perform the full range of teaching within the University, on topics including molecular neuroscience, neuroanatomy, techniques in neuroscience researach and run 3rd year projects that focus on both research and teaching. I am an Associate Fellow of the Higher Education Academy and am currently ...

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