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Dr Andrew Doherty

Dr Andrew Doherty

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

Senior Teaching Fellow

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 Teaching Fellow with the School of Physiology, Pharmacology and Neuroscience, teaching mainly on the Neuroscience 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 undersatnd the relationships between anatomical structures and how they function together. Using simpe stop-motion animation techniques also allows students to understand the dynamic nature of networks in the brain. I am currently conducting studies to provide an evidence base ...

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Biography

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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