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Winner of Immunology Teaching Excellence Award announced


Andrew Foey receiving his award from BSI Education Secretary Helen Collins

The winner of the inaugural BSI Immunology Teaching Excellence Award has been announced at the British Society for Immunology Congress, taking place in Brighton on 4 - 7 December. 

The Immunology Teaching Excellence Award has been established to recognise immunologists who use excellent communication skills to convey immunology concepts to a range of students in an engaging and accessible manner and inspire the next generation of immunologists.

After a highly competitive entry, we're delighted to announce the winner as Andrew Foey, Associate Professor of Immunology at the University of Plymouth. 

The judges felt that Andrew was a dedicated and passionate immunologist and teacher, keen to enlighten as many people as possible in the complex world of immunology.  He incorporates a variety of innovative practices into his teaching methods to provide a tailored approach for students, while instilling in them a love of immunology.  It was clear to the judges that Andrew's teaching skill has led numerous students for pursue a future career in immunology. 

You can read an interview with Andrew in the next edition of Immunology News, due out February 2018.

Nominations for the 2018 Immunology Teaching Excellence Award will open in May 2018. Please do consider nominating either a colleague, teacher or mentor for the award. You can find out more information on our website

 

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