Gavin joined the University of Liverpool in 2015 as Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Education. In this role he supports the Vice-Chancellor in setting the academic direction of the University, provides strategic leadership and champions the enhancement of learning and teaching throughout the academic and student community. He is responsible for the University’s Student Support Services, Academic Quality and Standards, Careers Service, the Centre for Innovation in Education, Registry, student Admissions, Recruitment and Widening Participation, Libraries, Museums and Galleries.
Gavin is an enthusiast for technology-enhanced learning and has led on a number of IT initiatives that support the student experience. He is also keen on promoting social and geographic mobility in the student body, and is a keen advocate of study abroad programmes, having established numerous partnerships with universities around the world.
Gavin’s research interests focus on the role of matrix molecules in a variety of disease processes including the development of osteo- and rheumatoid arthritis, corneal eye disease and the metastatic spread of cancer.
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