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samillingworth02.jpgDr Sam Illingworth

Associate Professor: Learning and Teaching


Sighthill 7.B.17
t: (0131) 455 xxxx
e: s.illingworth@napier.ac.uk


Dr Sam Illingworth is an Associate Professor in Academic Practice and internationally-recognised expertise in interdisciplinary studies, with a background in environmental science. His current research involves using poetry and games to engender meaningful dialogue between different audiences. He has an MA in Higher Education and is a Senior Fellow of the UK’s Higher Education Academy, with 60 publications and a h-index of 15. He is also the Chief Executive Editor of Geoscience Communication, co-director of the Manchester Game Studies Network, and founder of the poetry journal Consilience.


His role at Edinburgh Napier University is to help support staff from across the University in the development of their pedagogic practice, and he is passionate about working with all staff and students to ensure that our teaching provisions are inclusive, engaging, and innovative.