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Biography Dr Dom Henri is a National Teaching Fellow (2021) and previous winner of the Royal Society of Biology’s Higher Education Teacher of the Year award (2018). Dom has taught on many undergraduate and postgraduate bioscience programmes at the University of Hull since 2014 and led the transformation of biosciences provision, but particularly assessment, as the Director of Studies between 2018-2022. He is responsible for teaching topics across animal behaviour, ecology, entomology, conservation, and sustainability, which align with his broad academic background. Originally, Dom completed a BSc in Ecology, Evolution, and Behaviour and an MSc in lichen physiology at Durham University, before surviving a PhD in insect population ecology and sustainable agriculture. However, his primary research covers the enhancement of teaching and assessment in higher education, with a particular focus on building student confidence and maximising graduate employability.

He is currently funded by the Quality Assurance Agency to build a framework of effective university assessment in the 21st Century.
Teaching and Learning I have won local and national awards for my teaching and science communication in a range of areas in conservation and ecology; including the Royal Society of Biology's Teacher of the Year, as well as being a National Teaching Fellow.

I currently lead the final year module titled Practical Conservation, a specialist module that uses our extensive network of conservation contacts to prepare students for a career in the UK conservation and/or ecology sectors. I also lead the second year Conservation module, which covers the science, politics, socioeconomics, and reality that underpins humanity's attempts to avert the ongoing biodiversity crisis. I further contribute to teaching on ecology, animal behaviour, and conservation at all levels of study (from Foundation to MSc).

More broadly, I have been responsible for the most recent transformation of the Biosciences degrees as the Director of Studies for the Department of Biological and Marine Sciences. This post led to a position as a Senior Research Fellow for the Teaching Excellence Academy, where I help apply the principles of our transformed programmes to with degrees within the University and across the country.
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