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Dr Andy Wakefield

Biography

Andy has been a teaching-focused academic within the School of Biological Sciences since October 2015. He is the incoming Head of Year 4 (Aug 2020), is the School lead for technology enhanced learning (TEL) and acts as one of 50 UoB Digital Champions. He is keen on delivering interactive teaching sessions, novel assessment methods and group/collaborative learning experiences. He teaches across all four years of the biology, zoology and plant sciences degree programmes and has personal tutoring responsibility at each year group. He is specifically interested in the topics of ecology, conservation biology and science communication, all of which he teaches at level 2. During his PhD (Bristol) he investigated the impact of artificial lighting on insects and bats.