U of G Prof Receives National Teaching Award
University of Guelph biochemistry professor Dr. John Dawson is one of 10 educators across Canada to receive this year’s 3M National Teaching Fellowship Award.
The award, sponsored by 3M Canada and the Society for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education (STLHE), celebrates extraordinary educational leadership and contributions to post-secondary teaching and learning.
“The University of Guelph is proud of our reputation for excellence and innovation in teaching and learning, and our history of having faculty members awarded 3M Fellowships,” said Dr. Gwen Chapman, provost and vice-president (academic). “I am delighted to see recognition of Dr. Dawson’s leadership in this area. He is not only a stellar teacher but also a mentor and role model for his colleagues, extending the benefit of his expertise to students throughout biological sciences.”
Dawson, a professor in the Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology, is a leader in education research and is the inaugural faculty director of the College of Biological Science (CBS) Office of Educational Scholarship and Practice (COESP) – the only office in Canada focused on facilitating best teaching practices in biology.
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