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Chancellor's Award for Teaching presented to Alan Convery

The University has honoured four staff members with Chancellor’s Awards for their teaching and research excellence and impact. Dr Alan Convery, Senior Lecturer in Politics in the School of Social and Political Science, received the Chancellor’s Award for Teaching

The Chancellor presented the award at a special dinner and ceremony, where other colleagues received awards for research, impact and community work. The University also recognised the achievements of the students in its winning University Challenge team. 

The award was presented for innovative teaching,  recognising his exceptionally valuable and distinctive teaching contribution to the University of Edinburgh and wider community. This was through his own courses, as Widening Participation coordinator, and with initiatives creating several successful and well regarded Massive Open Online Courses on understanding both British and Scottish elections.

Congratulations Alan!

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