Staff Profiles: Dr. Kenny Lynch

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Dr. Kenny Lynch

Staff Profile: Dr. Kenny Lynch
Reader in Geography

Dr. Kenny Lynch

Dr. Kenny Lynch

Reader in Geography

Geography

Kenny has researched and supervised a range of poverty and development research projects in a number of sub-Saharan African countries. He has also examined some excellent PhD theses and provided journals with peer reviews.

Telephone: +44 (0)1242 714779 Email: klynch@glos.ac.uk

Biography

I am an experienced postgraduate teacher and supervisor, having supervised and examined a number of PhDs and Masters dissertations on topics that have mostly focused on African examples

Qualifications

Award Title Institution Date
MA (Hons) Geography University of Aberdeen 1987
PhD Geography University of Glasgow 1992
PG Cert. Learning & Teaching in Higher Education Kingston University 1999

Awards

University of Gloucestershire Staff Excellence Award co-winner (2012).Australasian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education (ASCILITE) 2006 Outstanding Poster Award.Higher Education Academy National Teaching Fellowship (2004).Journal o

Membership of professional bodies

Fellow of the Royal Geographical Scoiety with the Institute of British Geography.

Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.

Teaching and research

Teaching

Living in a globalised world

Threats to civilisation

Conflict and development

Global futures

The postcolonial world

Level

Undergraduate, Postgraduate

Research

Rural-urban linkages in tackling pverty & development, especially in food security and urban and periurban agriculture.

Excellence in teaching and leraning in higher education, especially in active learning, authentic learning & employability, team-based learning, technology enhanced learning.

Social and economic geography, especially in food security, housing, participatory and restorative justice practices in environments of risk and poverty.

Publications

More publications from Dr. Kenny Lynch can be found in the Research Repository.

External responsibilities

Peer reviewer for numerous geography, development and learning & teaching journals.

Member of the comittee for the Higher Education Research Group of the RGS (with the IBG).

 

Subjects for media interviews

Geography

Aspects of global poverty

Conflict & develoment

Teaching and learning in universities

Sierra Leone

Tanzania 

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Professional positions

Editorial Board member for GEOVerse (undergraduate Geography journal)

Editor of Geography, the international scholarly journal of the Geographical Association (2001-7).

External examining

Masters in Creative Technology, De Montfort University (2011-15). Geography and related undergraduate courses at University of the West of England