Dr Mark Goodwin

Senior Lecturer






Contact: Dr Mark Goodwin
Telephone: 0116 252 3489

Mark started his career with a BSc in Biological Sciences and a PhD from the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Leicester. He also has a BA in Psychology and an MA in Education.

During his PhD Mark worked for the University of Leicester’s Primary Communications Research Centre on projects funded by the British Library into teaching and research in higher education.

After finishing his PhD, Mark worked for the UK Government’s Overseas Development Administration and The Open University, before joining the GENIE Centre for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (CETL) in December 2006.

Mark’s interests include the teaching of bioethics and medical ethics; the development and evaluation of open educational content; and education for sustainable development. He leads the Virtual Genetics Education Centre (VGEC) project, manages the Leicester-Gondar PhD programme, and is an Academic Partner for the British Council's Partners in Academic Learning (PAL) programme in Afghanistan.

Mark is a member of the British Psychological Society, the Society of Biology and the Genetics Society.

Mark leads the following GENIE projects:
The Virtual Genetics Education Centre
The Gondar Project
The Employability in the Biosciences Project

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