School of Clinical Dentistry – Dr Chris Stokes

Chris Stokes is a Senior University Teacher in the School of Clinical Dentistry. Chris is a winner of multiple teaching awards, including a National Teaching Fellowship in 2016, and a Senate Award Fellowship for Excellence in Learning and Teaching in 2005. Chris is also a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.

Chris’s teaching interests centre around the use of technology to engage learners in dentistry. He leads on the teaching of Digital Skills, Information Literacy and the Introduction to Dental Technology. He also contributes to teaching on Scientific Writing, Dental Materials, and Dental Photography.

In 2006, Chris co-founded the ADOPT scheme which supports students in further education as they prepare to apply for dental courses. It has been widely praised as a flagship approach to reducing inequalities of access to higher education.

Chris also led on the development of Discover Dentistry, the University’s first Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) on FutureLearn.