Pro-Vice Chancellor Duncan Lawson, Newman University, United Kingdom
NOKUT Centre for Excellence Chair (round 2) (2013), Centre for Excellence Evaluation (round 1) Chair (2015), Centre for Excellence panellist (round 3) (2016)
Professor Duncan Lawson is the Pro-Vice Chancellor for Formative Education at Newman University, Birmingham. Lawson chaired both the international expert panel that assessed the applications for SFU status in 2013 and the panel conducting the mid-term evaluation of Norway’s first Centre for Excellence, ProTed. He is now part of the SFU MatRIC’s international advisory board.
Furthermore, Lawson has experience from the British Centre for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (CETL) scheme, where he led one of the most successful centres, sigma. Duncan was previously the Assistant Chief Executive of the Higher Education Academy, and has taken part in several international expert committees related to education and mathematics education.